Lifting a load with a centered center of gravity isn’t too difficult. But how do you lift a load with a weight that is not evenly distributed? In this video we take a look at how you can lift and balance an off-centered load with your crane or hoist.
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In this video:
0:00 – Intro
0:39 – What is an off-centered load?
1:54 – Lifting a centered center of gravity
2:32 – What happens if you lift an off-centered load?
3:31 – How to adjust for an off-centered center of gravity
4:57 – How to rig for an unknown center of gravity
5:46 – Adjusting for center of gravity with a lifting beam
7:19 – Adjusting for center of gravity with a chain sling
8:01 – Adjusting for center of gravity with an Adjust-a-Leg®
8:37 – How to adjust for the height of the center of gravity
9:32 – What steps should you take when rigging a load?
10:17 – How can you learn more?
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