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5-2 | High Performance Roundsling Identification Tag Requirements

Per ASME B30.9 …

A high performance roundsling shall be marked to include:

  • Name or trademark of manufacturer, or if repaired, the entity performing repairs
  • Manufacturer’s code or stock number
  • Rated load for at least one hitch type and the angle upon which it is based
  • Core yarn – fiber type(s) or blend
  • Cover material, if different from core material
  • Number of legs, if more than one
Synthetic High Performance Roundsling ID Tag Requirements

It is the responsibility of the user to maintain the sling identification—ensuring the tag or identification is still in place and is still legible during the life of the sling. If the identification tag is missing or illegible, it is the responsibility of the inspector to remove the sling from service.

If the tag is missing or illegible …

The inspector should remove the sling from service and send it to an authorized repair facility for current or updated certification, tagging, and testing.

Lesson tags: high performance roundsling identification tag