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    Special Fabrication

    Custom Design and Fabrication

    Custom Sling FabricationIn addition to our standard products, we custom design and fabricate special slings and assemblies to handle a wide range of applications. Several examples are illustrated which exemplify the results of the challenges presented by special design criteria.

    42 in. X 228 in. slings were fabricated and tested in a matter of hours. Two slings were used to basket a 60 ton rocket motor. The slings were tested by an independent facility to 60,000 vertical pounds. The testing was done, not by customer request, but as an expression of corporate responsibility.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    A hydro-electric, utility company, operating a dam, contacted us because their original net manufacturer refused to duplicate a 28 ft. x 30 ft. oval net, claiming it was to difficult to remake. The production experts at Lift-It® produced the net, which included over 14,280 sew patterns and shipped ahead of schedule.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    Wheel nets with a work load limit of 100,000 lbs per set were fabricated by our experienced fabrication specialists. All intersections are sewn with an intense sew pattern, making Lift-It® Wheel Nets the standard, worldwide.


    Heavy Duty Fabrication

    Heavy Duty Custom Sling Fabrication

    Twin-Path® Sparkeater® Slings were selected to lift a two million dollar stainless cask, filled with spent nuclear fuel. The slings (50,000 lbs. vertical work load) were tested to 100,000 lbs. Sling tolerances of 445 inches (+/-.50 in.) were documented by a facility source inspector at 445.12 inches. Precision fabrication is done daily at Lift-It®.


    Heavy Duty Custom Sling Fabrication

    In addition to our standard products, we custom design and fabricate special slings and assemblies to handle a wide range of applications. Several examples are illustrated which exemplify the results of the challenges presented by special design criteria.

    The United States Navy-Civil Engineering needed to lift a 200 ton causeway section. Two 12 in. x 40 ft. slings with 3 in. thick flame cut fittings were fabricated for the job.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    Lift-It® production specialists fabricated four, high performance fiber slings, each with a vertical work load limit of 125 tons. The 50 ft. slings featured attached 4-1/2 inch diameter, D-Master links. The four slings were used to pick a 375 ton nuclear ?object?. In addition to our standard products, we custom design and fabricate special slings and assemblies to handle a wide range of applications. Several examples are illustrated which exemplify the results of the challenges presented by special design criteria.


    Service with a Smile

    Custom Sling Fabrication

    Friday afternoon and Shaw Construction needed eight slings, Monday morning in a remote town in Arizona. The slings would be used to make a series of 500,000 lbs. lifts at a power plant construction site. Mike Gelskey, Jr. and the Twin-Path® production experts began work on the slings, each rated at 300,000 lbs. vertical work load. Team Lift-It® worked late that evening, and completed the job on Saturday. All slings were tested on Sunday to 600,000 lbs. and then delivered to the airport. The slings arrived earlier than the customer expected. Great Job, Junior and Team Lift-It®.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    The Safety professionals at Alyeska Pipeline Service were amazed that 90 Web Slings, four ply thick, weighing a total of 1100 pounds, were received within 48 hours in Fairbanks, Alaska. In addition to the enormous job of fabrication, every sling was tested to 45,600 lbs, twice the vertical work load. Unparalleled service made possible by the dedicated people, who make Lift-It® Manufacturing, the leader in unparalleled service.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    If you need a fabric two leg bridle with an 80,000 lbs. work load, or a bridle assembly with five legs to lift a 50 ton water wheel, we?ve got just the sling for you. Custom Master Subassemblies were fabricated for the Five Leg Assembly and both designs featured patented, High Performance Fiber, Twin-Path® Extra Slings. The perfect problem solver, Twin-Path® Extra Slings, just one of many Slingmax® Solutions.


    Custom Sling Fabrication

    Three fabrication specialists worked simultaneously on very large, 60 ft slings. The customer in Scoville, Idaho arranged and received same day delivery from our facility in Los Angeles for a critical lift that had to be made, on time. Now, that?s moving and shaking. When you say, ?Jump?, we say ?bring out the trampoline?.