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7-2 | Synthetic Rope Sling Identification Tag Requirements

Per ASME B30.9 …

Each synthetic rope sling shall be marked by the manufacturer to include:

  • Name or trademark of the manufacturer, or if repaired, the entity performing the repair
  • Manufacturer’s code or stock number
  • Rated load for at least one hitch type and the angle upon which it is based
  • Type of fiber material
  • Number of legs, if more than one
Synthetic Rope Slings ID Tag Requirements

It is the responsibility of the user …

To maintain the sling identification—ensuring it remains legible during the life of the sling. If the identification is missing or illegible, it should be removed from service.