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Crosby - July/Aug 2015 Newsletter

Posted by Crosby on Jul 30, 2015 2:34:00 PM


Crosby YouTube Channel

Chances are you might have seen the announcements about Crosby’s new Vitalife® video or perhaps you’ve made your way over to the video resource page on our website to watch one of our training videos. What you might not know is that Crosby has all these videos—and many, many more—available to watch instantly in one location: the Crosby YouTube channel. 

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The Crosby YouTube channel is the best way to access the full collection of Crosby videos. The channel currently has 112 videos spanning a wide range of instructional topics, including product performance and inspection, product training, and rigging tips. You’ll also find videos that get to the heart of our company’s culture, such as our three-minute corporate video and the videos of Crosby’s participation in the ALS ice bucket challenge. 

Many of the videos are offered in metric and several are also offered in Spanish, which makes the Crosby YouTube channel a valuable resource for audiences worldwide. All of our videos are ideal for use during trainings, presentations, or even directly on the job—YouTube sharing features make it easy to embed our videos directly into slide shows or share the video links via E-mail and social networking sites.

Click the link above (or here) to visit the Crosby YouTube channel and be sure to click “Subscribe” to receive E-mail notification when new Crosby videos are posted.



Crosby now offers ten additional Working Load Limit capacities ranging from 2t to 21t in our 2140 line of Alloy Bolt Type Anchor Shackles.  The complete shackle line now ranges in size from 2t to 400t.  Like the current line, the smaller 2140’s meet or exceed all requirements of ASME B30.26 including identification, ductility, design factor, proof load and temperature requirements in addition to impact properties and material traceability not addressed in ASME B30.26, as well as meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-C-271F, Type IVA, Grade B, Class 3, except for those provisions required of the contractor.

Additional features of the line extensions include:

  • Quenched & Tempered and can meet DNV impact requirements of 42 joules (31 ft-lbs.) at -20 degree C (-4 degree F).
  • All sizes are individually proof tested to 2.0 times the Working Load Limit (WLL).
  • Type approval and certification in accordance with ABS 2006 Steel Vessel Rules 1-1-17.7, and ABS guide for certification for cranes.
  • Alloy bolts and forged alloy bows.
  • Meets performance requirements of Grade 8 shackles.
  • Working load limit (WLL) is shown on every shackle.
  • Approved for use at -40 degree C (-40 degree F) to 204 degree C (400 degree F).

Click here for imperial and click here for metric to access our new flyer regarding these new smaller 2140 sizes.


Matexpo 2015 
Booth 233 
September 2-6, 2015 
Kortrijk, BE
Kortrijk Xpo

Offshore Europe 2015
Booth 4E61 
September 8-11, 2015 
Aberdeen, UK 
AECC (Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Center) New Call-to-action

Booth TBD
November 9-12, 2015 
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Liftex 2015 
Booth TBD
November 11-12, 2015 
London, UK 

Booth TBD
November 16-19, 2015 
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 

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