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Crosby Industry Update: New ASME B30.30 Ropes Standard

Posted by Crosby on May 15, 2018 11:49:31 AM

A newly formed ASME B30.30 subcommittee has been working diligently to develop a new volume specifically for wire rope, hybrid rope, and synthetic fiber rope. The B30.30 subcommittee consists of approximately 25 individuals with considerable industry experience with lifting components, and equipment usage.

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Meet the Crosby Rigging Expert: Rick Nyles

Posted by Crosby on Apr 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM


Rick Nyles has been a part of the rigging business for 30 years. He first entered the industry as a Design Engineer and soon found his expertise in Sales, Marketing, and Training. He has been an active member of AWRF in the past, as well as served on their technical board. He is currently a District Sales Manager and Product Trainer for Crosby, where he covers the mid-Atlantic territory for the company.  

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Why This Connecting Link Is Unsuitable For Use

Posted by Crosby on Apr 10, 2018 9:28:03 AM

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Have a look at the photo above. Do you see a problem?

It might be hard to tell, but this is an alloy connecting link for a chain, the A-1337 “LOK-A-LOY.”

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Meet the Crosby Rigging Expert: Chris Whitehead

Posted by Crosby on Mar 29, 2018 9:20:57 AM


Chris Whitehead is VP of US Sales/West Region & Product Trainer for Crosby. He has worked in the load lifting and securement industry since 1993 and joined Crosby in 1999. He graduated from the University of Pacific with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Marketing. 

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Meet the Crosby Rigging Expert: Paul Boeckman

Posted by Crosby on Feb 28, 2018 10:58:52 AM


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All New Crosby Long Bolt Hoist Rings (Featuring 24 Hour Turnaround Time)

Posted by Crosby on Feb 12, 2018 9:13:31 AM

Featuring over 600 sizes to choose in frames 1 through 5, each product is custom cut to your specification and individually bagged with a nut and washer. Our product is proudly made in the USA and touts working load limits ranging from 800 to 30,000 lbs and a design factor of 5 to 1. Best of all, our turnaround time on frame sizes 1 through 4 is just 24 hours if ordered by 5pm CST. Frame size 5 will ship within 5 business days.  

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The Dangers of Modified Rigging and Lifting Products

Posted by Crosby on Feb 5, 2018 11:14:36 AM

There are times when you just don’t have the right tool for the job, but the job must get done.

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CrosbyIP Screw Style Clamp

Posted by Crosby on Feb 5, 2018 6:10:00 AM

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If you’re looking for an easy-to-use solution to position and/or turn your plate materials, the CrosbyIP Screw Clamps will do the job. With a forged alloy steel body for weight and strength optimization, individually Proof Tested to 2x WLL and unique serial number, these clamps won’t let you down. The Pivots are hardened with a proprietary hardening process, resulting in a strong, yet ductile core and an extremely high surface hardness.

Of course, all clamps come with a test certificate, user manual and on-site training can be provided with the Crosby Rigging Truck.

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Devil is in the Details-CrosbyIP Screw Style Clamp

Posted by Crosby on Jan 31, 2018 2:03:05 PM

"Devil is in the Details" 

The CrosbyIP IPSC10 screw style clamp is suitable for use in positioning and turning steel plates and sections.  TheCrosbyIP Logo.jpg pivots (clamp pads) of screw clamps are usually small in size, but actually do all the hard work. When it comes to safety of life and load, CrosbyIP takes care of every little detail of their clamps. The pivots of CrosbyIP clamps undergo a proprietary hardening process, resulting in a strong, yet ductile core and an extremely high surface hardness. To make sure that the pivot keeps the specified hardness and strength, no further surface treatment is done, as this may induce unwanted reactions (such as hydrogen embrittlement).

So, whatever you are lifting or handling, choose CrosbyIP Lifting Clamps

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A Year in Review: A Look Back on 2017

Posted by Crosby on Jan 18, 2018 3:05:29 PM


Since our first patent in 1888, The Crosby group has been paving the way for innovation and better solutions for the rigging and lifting industry. For over a 100 years, we have been the market leader for selection, quality, and value.

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