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Working Load Limit, Breaking Strength & Safety Factor: What Do They Mean?

Ever saw random numbers on your load-bearing equipment and didn't know what they mean? Read to learn what working load limit, break strength, and safety factor mean.

4 Tips for Buying the Right Rigging & Lifting Equipment

If you work in the rigging and lifting industry you know that, when lives are on the line, close is never c...

Using Tie Downs to Secure Cargo Loads Safely and Legally

During the 2017 CVSA International Roadcheck, improper cargo securement was the cause for 15.7% of ve...

Aggregate Working Load Limits

Learn how to determine the aggregate working load limits of cargo to ensure safe and secure hauling.

New Products: BlackLine Ratchet Straps, Winch Straps and Roll Off Straps

Our new BlackLine tie down straps were developed for US Cargo Control so we could offer customers premium t...

Tie Down Strap Tag Information: Break Strength and Working Load Limit

A tie down strap should have a tag showing break strength and working load limit. What does break strength and working load limit mean?

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