Wear_Flex Nylon Slings
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WEAR-FLEX SAFETY DATA
 
WEAR-FLEX SLING I.D. TAG WITH INDIVIDUAL SERIAL NUMBER
 
Wear-Flex ID Tag
Wear-Flex Id Tag Wear-Flex Serial Number Wear-Flex Serial Number Legend
Every Wear-Flex Sling has a heat imprinted sewn-on tag that includes the sling stock number, length and rated capacity. It also has a nylon safety warning tag.   Every Wear-Flex Sling has an individual serial number imprinted on the indentification tag which provides for positive identification necessary for inspection record purposes.   serial number example
Indicates plant of manufacture:
1. Chicago, IL
2. Winston-Salem, NC
Sequential number
of sling manufactured
TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
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1. Rated Capacity
2. Design Factor
3. Tolerance
4. Breaking Strength
5. Proof Test
6. Elongation
7. Temperature
8. Ultraviolet Light
9. Sharp Edges

SAFETY TIPS
EYE SIZE
Correct Eye SizeRight Wrong Eye SizeWrong
Eyes should fit freely on the hook. Snug fits greatly increase eye strain.
Choker hitchCHOKER HITCH
Tight chokes greatly increase sling stress. Full wrap before choke gives no-slip lifting.

TYPES OF HITCHES
CHOKER
Choker Hitch
VERTICAL
Vertical Hitch
BASKET
Basket Hitch
SLING LOAD CHART
As the sling-to-load angle decreases, so does the rated capacity of a sling.
Use the chart below for all type slings: rope, chain, or synthetic web.

Sling-To-Load Angle is always the angle between the sling leg and the horizontal surface.

Sling-to-Load Angle
Sling-to-Load Angle

RATED SLING CAPACITY
(One Leg)
Sling-
To-Load Angle
Sling Lifting Efficiency (in%) Sling Capacity @ 90°
(in lbs)
Actual Sling Capacity
(in lbs)
90° 100.0 1000 1000
75° 96.6 1000 966
60° 86.6 1000 866
45° 70.7 1000 707
30° 50.0 1000 500
15° 25.8 1000 258
8.7 1000 87

WEAR-FLEX SAFE USE CHEMICAL INFORMATION CHART
  Acids Alcohols Aldehydes Strong
Alkalis
Bleaching
Agents
Dry
Cleaning
Solvents
Ethers Halo-
genated
Hydro
Carbons
Hydro
Carbons
Ketones Oils
Crude
Oils
Lubricating
Soap &
Detergents
Water &
Seawater
Weak
Alkalis
Nylon NO OK OK OK No OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
Polyester * OK NO ** OK OK NO OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK
*Disintegrated by concentrated sulfuric acid.                                                 **Degraded by strong alkalis at elevated temperatures
2009 MHS LTD, DBA WEAR-FLEX SLINGS