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There are various types such as chain, anchor, safety pin, and more. The maximum weight capacity varies from 0.33 T up to 1500 T -depending on the type so please check the ranges below to ensure you have the correct sizes and capacities for your application.
You can see below the different types of shackles we have available for you from in-stock everyday anchor types to made-to-order special sizes and materials. If you have any questions, please contact an experienced member of the Lifting Equipment Store USA team today.
Are ‘D’ shaped and otherwise known as Dee shackles. The shackle itself has an entrance the same size as the width of the body making them perfect for connecting, hoists, and rigging. They have strict quality standards to ensure great performance. This is to ensure high levels of safety and effective performance.
Otherwise known as Bow Shackles are produced at the highest quality. They should be safe enough to give you peace of mind. They can be slightly larger than Chain types. They have a larger surface area so you can attach more to them. For example, you can attach slings and crane hooks. They are rounder in shape (more of a C shape). Some have a galvanized finished for protection against harsh environments, so they stay in good condition for longer.
These are designed for use in particular environments. There are simple long mouth piling shackles and more complex polar shackles. Even those with load measuring functionality. There are various styles available and some are galvanized so that they last longer. They are often used for fishing, rigging, pulling, connecting, and so on and this is partly due to the fact they can withstand weathering. High regarded manufacturers include Green Pin, Crosby, and CM.
What are Rigging Shackles?
Commonly used offshore, onshore and in domestic and industrial applications to lift, suspend and connect loads. Rigging Shackles is a term frequently used to describe the above types of connectors collectively, designed to rig components together, the name forms most of the explanation.