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Inspecciòn de eslingas de poliester en uso

During the period of use, frequent checks should be made for defects or damage, including damage concealed by soiling, which might affect the continued safe use of the sling. These checks should extend to any fittings and lifting accessories used in association with the sling. If any doubt exists as to the fitness for use, or if any of the required markings have been lost or become illegible, the sling should be removed from service. See also instruction for use and maintenance.

Examples of defects or damage likely to affect the quality of slings for continued safe use:

1. Any damage evident in the cover indicates potential damage to the loadbearing core. Cross or longitudinal cuts in the
cover, or any damage to the stitching, raises, serious doubts
as to the integrity of the core. REMOVE FROM SERVICE.


2. Local abrasion, as distinct from general wear, can be caused
by sharp edges while the sling is under tension and causes serious loss of strength.
REMOVE FROM SERVICE.


3. In normal use some chafing will occur to the surface fibres of the cover. Local abrasion where loadbearing core has been damaged should be REMOVED FROM SERVICE.

4. A knot in the roundsling reduces the load capacity by 25 to
100 %. Roundslings should never be knotted or twisted.
REMOVE FROM SERVICE.


5. Cross or longitudinal cuts in the cover and also damage to the loadbearing core.
REMOVE FROM SERVICE.

6, 9 Cross or longitudinal cuts, cuts or chafe damage to edges.


REMOVE FROM SERVICE.
7. Chemical attack results in local weakening and softening of the material. This is indicated by flaking of the cover surface
which may be plucked or rubbed off. Any signs of chemical attack to the cover raise serious doubts as to the integrity of the core. REMOVE FROM SERVICE.

8. Cross or longitudinal cuts in the cover and also damage to the loadbearing core.
REMOVE FROM SERVICE.


10. A sling that is unidentified should never be used. Label and
identification must be Legible. REMOVE FROM SERVICE.


11. Hooks and fittings which are too big for the edge of the sling can destroy the sling. REMOVE FROM SERVICE and/or
contact the supplier for advice.

12. Heat and friction damage is indicated by the fibres of the cover material taking on a glazed appearance and in extreme cases, fusion of the fibres can occur, indicating a weakening
or break of the core.
REMOVE FROM SERVCE.
 

 

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