The crane hook is one of the most suitable slings in hoisting. It is connected with pulleys to hang on the wire rope of lifting mechanism. And the crane hook is the most widely usage when lifting cargos. It is made easily and operated practically.
The different Categories
Classified into single lift hook and double lift hooks according to the appearance:
- Single lift hook: easy to produce and use, but its load carrying is not good, so most of time, it only be used at the low capacity working site(less than 80T)
- Double lift hook: when the capacity is large, double hook with symmetrical load carrying will be used classified into forged Winch & Hook and strapped Winch & Hook according to production method:
- Forged winch hook: riveting by several cutting forming steel plate, respective steel plate has fissure will no broke the total hooks using, and its safety feature is better, but its self-weight is large, mostly be used in large capacity or lifted molten steel cranes
- Strapped winch hook: used on overhead, gantry cranes and all kinds hoist