1. When might you use a screw pin shackle?
They are typically used in pick and place applications. They can be used for overhead lifting, gathering multiple sling legs, and for side-loading applications when the screw pin is secure.
2. In what capacities is this product available?
It is available from stock in capacities from 0.5 ton up to 55 ton.
3. What do I have to be careful of?
When in service, the shackle pin should never come into contact with the live line. The screw pin must be in the eye of the sling.
4. When can I expect to receive it?
This product typically ships in two working days?
5. Will I have to pay for shipping?
No, this product is eligible for free shipping.
6. What if I’ve found the product cheaper elsewhere?
If you’ve seen it cheaper elsewhere we’ll match the price upon verification of the alternative supplier.
7. What grade of steel is this shackle made from?
Grade 6. Crosby G209 screw pin anchor shackles also meet the performance requirements of Federal Specification RR-C-271G Type IVA, Grade A, Class 2.
8. Why is the red pin important?
We always advise customers to look for the red pin when selecting their shackles, as it is the mark of genuine Crosby quality in industry.
9. What is the pin made from?
The pin is made from alloy steel, while the carbon steel shackle is tempered and quenched, meaning the forged component is strengthened.
10. Is the shackle RFID-equipped?
Not all of them, but shackles over 25-ton capacity are RFID-equipped.
11. Are the shackles clearly marked?
Yes, working load limit (WLL) and Grade 6 are indelibly marked on every shackle.
12. Do you stock other Crosby shackles? Yes, we also stock the Crosby G2140 and G2130 bolt-type safety shackles.
13. What other shackles do Crosby manufacture? The heart of the Crosby shackle line includes the round pin, screw bin, and bolt type versions.