Rigging Handbook - 5th Edition

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: ACRA Enterprises, Inc.

: 9781888724189

: Book

$19.95 $23.94

The 5th Edition of the Rigging Handbook is a clear, well-illustrated reference book for millwrights, rigging professionals, crane operators and anyone who is involved with performing or teaching rigging and hoisting operations. Users will appreciate the simple layout, organization and detailed illustrations provided in this edition of the Rigging Handbook, with its concise, simple answers to rigging questions that may otherwise appear complex in nature. This edition has emphasis on regulation and code changes effecting equipment use.


Topics include:

  • Load Share Concepts
  • Load Control Techniques
  • Load Leveling Practices
  • Center of Gravity Concepts
  • Cribbing use and Wood Blocking
  • Proper Tag Line Use
  • Chainfalls and Lever Hoists use
  • Inverting loads with cranes
  • Sling tensions calculations
  • Determining the Center of Gravity
  • Determining the Load Share
  • 2-crane lifts and share of the load on each crane
  • Drifting loads (horizontal move) with multiple hoists
  • Lever Bars (Johnson bars)
  • Moving loads on inclined planes. . . . and lots more!

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