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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.

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...

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!

Extracting a Stuck Vehicle

How to Calculate Minimum Winching Effort & Minimum Working Load Limit   When extracting a stuck ve...

Snap Shackles: What Can I Use a Quick Release Shackle for?

Read on to learn more about the different features of our snap shackle options and how these products work for your different needs.

Inside NATE's Advanced Rigging Principles Training Hosted at USCC

In all, about 55 industry professionals attended the day-long event.

Why Use a Wire Rope Thimble?

When a wire rope is bent, there is a risk that the eye could be crushed. A wire rope thimble guides it into a curve and adds protection.

Forged or Cast? What’s the Difference in Rigging Supplies?

With metal components in our rigging supplies category, you’ll often see the word “forged” or “cast,” but d...

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