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PHYSICAL FACTORS EFFECTING STRENGTH
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Physical Factors Effecting Strength

 
TEMPERATURE
IMPROPER LOADING
CUTS, PUNCTURES,
ABRASIONS
Web Slings
Nylon & polyester are seriously degraded at temperatures above
200°F.
Shock loading, unbalanced
loading, over loading and
inadequate consideration for the effect of angle factors can adversely effect strength.
Any of these can seriously degrade sling strength. Red core yarns can aid in locating
damaged webbing.
Roundslings
Being polyester, is seriously degraded at temperatures above 200°F.
Shock loading, unbalanced loading, over loading and inadequate consideration for the effect of angle factors can adversely effect strength.
When the sleeve on a roundsling has been damaged so that the inner load bearing yarns can be exposed, the sling MUST be discarded.
Web Slings
FOREIGN MATTER
Material such as metal chips, weld splatter, heavy grit, etc. can damage a web sling both internally and externally
ULTRAVIOLETLIGHT
Nylon & polyester web slings are adversely affected by prolonged exposure to UV light, i.e. sunlight or arc welding.
Roundslings
Material such as metal chips, weld splatter, heavy grit, etc. can damage the Roundsling's cover.
Relatively uneffected by UC light

CAUTION DO NOT EXCEED RATED CAPACITIES

 

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