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How US Cargo Control Creates High-Quality Custom Chain Slings

Learn more on how our manufacturing team creates and assembles custom chain slings and how to order one through our request form.

Chain Slings: A Guide

Use the strongest and most durable lifting chain out there with our high-quality chain slings. These lifti...

What is D/d Ratio & Why is this Critical for Lifting Slings?

What effect does D/d Ratio have on lifting slings and their sling capacities?

Valentine's Day Edition: US Cargo Control Products We Love

With Valentine's Day approaching, we couldn't hold back on sharing the love for our products. Read some of our top picks from dedicated experts and customers.

New Product Line Alert: Crosby® Chain Slings

The full line of Crosby® chain slings, including adjustable chain slings with the revolutionary Crosby Eliminator® system, is now available through USCC.

How to Tell When It's Time for New Rigging Gear

Whether you're inspecting wire rope, chain slings, synthetic web slings, round slings, or any type of rigging hardware, here are the warning signs of potential rigging equipment failure.

Temperature Ratings for Chain Slings

Although extremely strong, chain tends to falter when exposed to temperature extremes. The acceptable t...

What are the Differences Between Grade 70 Chain, Grade 80 Chain, Grade 100 Chain, and Grade 120 Chain?

A common question our sales team hears from customers about our chain products is “What are the difference...

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