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How to Use a Snatch Block

Snatch block usage can lessen the load on the winch and make recovery much easier. Learn more on how to use these components.

Chain Slings: A Guide

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

What is Wire Rope, and How is it Different from Cable Rope?

Read what is wire rope, what are important specifications to look for, and how it's different from cable rope.

What is Sling Protection, What are the Different Types of Slings, & How to Protect Them

Sling protection products can protect slings, the load, and even the load's surroundings. Read to learn how to improve the durability of your slings and create safety and cost saving solutions in the workplace.

How to Select a Load Cell

Ask these 4 simple questions to pinpoint the exact load cell you need     You don't have to be an exp...

US Cargo Control becomes Official Supplier of Straightpoint Load Monitoring Loadcells

Straightpoint, a Crosby owned company, has announced US Cargo Control, a leader in the lifting and rigging...

Do You Know How Much That Weighs? Straightpoint Load Cells Do

USCC now offers a full selection of superior Straightpoint load cell solutions.

New Crosby® Product Additions at US Cargo Control

We expanded our selection of rigging hardware and rigging supplies to meet your lifting needs.

8 Green Cargo Control Products for St. Patrick's Day

Check out 8 green cargo control products we carry at US Cargo Control and find your lucky charm!

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