Grade 8 forged lifting components are manufactured from alloy steel in accordance with EN1677. All forged components are individually magnaflux crack detected after heat treatment, they are then individually proof load tested to 2.5 times working load limit in accordance with EN1677. Only components fully compliant with all aspects of EN1677 can be used in chain slings certified to EN818-4.
The William Hackett Grade 8 lifting components are suitable for use in a temperature range of -40°C up to 200°C without reduction in working load limit. The Key Eye Point has a Design Factor of 4:1 and the Bolt is in a Black Finish.
- 21st century successor to the eye bolt
- Design features make the Key Eye Point resistant to side loading failure and accidental unscrewing