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1-2 | Wire Rope Sling ID Tag Requirements

Per ASME B30.9 …

The wire rope sling tag on all new slings shall be marked by the manufacturer to include:

  • Rated load for the types of hitches (single-leg vertical, choker, and basket) and the angle upon which they are based
  • The diameter or size
  • Name and trademark of the manufacturer
  • Number of legs, if more than one
Wire Rope Sling Identification Tagging Requirement

If the tag is missing or illegible …

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

Lesson tags: wire rope sling tag