Grade 100 - Alloy Steel

Types of Chain Slings

Slings are designated throughout the industry by these symbols:

First Symbols (Basic Type)
S    Single chain sling with master link and hook or hook each end.
C    Single choker chain with master link each end, no hooks.
D    Double chain sling with standard master links and hooks.
T    Triple chain sling with standard master link and hooks.
Q    Quadruple chain sling with standard master link and hooks.

Second Symbol (Type of master link or end)
O    Standard oblong master link – recommended for all.
P    Pear shaped master link – available on request.
R    Round link – not recommended.
S    Sling hook

Third Symbol
S    Sling hook
G    Grab hook
F    Foundry hook