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Ropes and Chains using Material Handling (Don'ts and Do's)

Ropes and Chains using Material Handling (Don'ts and Do's)




Ropes and Chains using Material Handling (Don'ts and Do's)

Material Handling by using cranes, Lifting Tackles and chain pulley blocks

Rope and Chains

Rope and Chains Do's

* Regularly examine the fastening of the wire rope.

* Apply fresh lubricant to the chain as and when required.

* Store them away from corrosive atmosphere and moisture

* When using fiber ropes prefer the use of manila ropes

* For permanent rope connection employ splices and not knots.

* When cutting a manila rope sizing the yard should be applied on the side of intended cut.

* Inspect the ropes before and after use.


 Rope and chain Dont's

* Do not drag manila or fiber ropes on ground or any rough surface. Employ a trolley or coil and lift by two persons.

*  Do not expose the fiber or manila ropes to corrosive atmosphere.

* Do not use wet manila ropes. First dry them.

* Never leave the ropes outdoors.





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