Texspan round slings are manufactured from 100% polyester. The sling is made up with a seamless outer polyester cover and a core produced from a continuous hank of high-tenacity polyester. They are softer than duplex slings and kinder to delicate surfaces.
All Texspan round slings offer flexibility and ease of handling, they will provide the ideal solution to your lifting requirements and all slings are colour-coded to indicate WLL (Working Load Limit). They are manufactured to the European lifting sling standard BS EN1492-2:2000 and give a 7:1 safety factor. Each sling is individually numbered for traceability and is supplied with a certificate of conformity.
- 1000kg Working Load Limit (WLL)
- 100% high-tenacity polyester hank inner core with seamless outer sleeve
- Colour coded to the European standard
- CE marked to comply with EU directive
- Individually certificate of conformity
- BSEN 1492-1:2000 compliant
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s
What type of slings do you offer?
Pritchard Tyrite manufacture three different sling tyes; duplex, simplex and round.
Duplex and Simplex slings are produced from high tenacity woven polyester webbing, they have an eye sewn at each end. By far the most popular, and offered on this website, is the DUPLEX sling. Simplex slings are bespoke and produced against enquiry. Duplex slings are offered in standard metre lengths.
ROUND slings, as the name suggests are round, an endless loop like a ring. These are produced from polyester yarn. A round sling can be specified either as a circumference size or an EWL, effective working length. Sizes shown on our website are circumferences. Round slings are offered in standard metre lengths.
What is WLL?
WLL is working load limit.
What is your sling quality guarantee?
All of our Texspan slings are manufactured to comply with European Standard EN1492. All slings have passed through a rigorous inspection process and are guaranteed to be fault free.
In the unlikely event that a sling is supplied and found to be defective we will replace it. In the first instance please report any defect with a digital image and details by e-mail to email@example.com, action will then be taken to investigate the problem. Also refer to our full returns policy for further details.
Are there any standards for lifting slings?
Yes, there is one specific standard that relates to the manufacture of lifting slings - BSEN1492. All Texspan slings are manufactured to comply with this European Standard, BSEN1492. You will also find that people may refer to other health and safety guidelines, these guidelines outline safe use of lifting. You can find many of these on government body websites.
How are your slings packed?
Each sling is packed in an individual polythene wrapper. The pack will contain a certificate of conformity that confirms the sling meets the requirements of BSEN1492. If purchasing a bulk pack the individually wrapped slings are then packed in an outer carton. The bulk pack quantity varies depending on sling size, please see the product detail page to confirm pack quantities.
Can slings be made to a specific size?
Pritchard Tyrite do bespoke manufacture lifting slings for many people and organisations subject to minimum order quantities. Should you have a demand or simply want to discuss the options available then please email details to our sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org
What material is used to make Texspan slings?
Pritchard Tyrite TEXSPAN slings are manufactured from Polyester (PES) fibre. Polyester produces the best slings as it has very low elongation when loaded and also has good resistance to many acids. In a normal working environment polyester slings may be used in a wider range of temperatures, between -40°C and 100°C. (Care should be taken if used in freezing conditions as ice crystals may form in the sling fibre causing damge). Polyester Webbing slings have good resistance to UV radiation.
How quickly will my slings be delivered?
Normal delivery is 3 - 5 days, a next day service is also available if your order is placed before noon midday. Please refer to our standard carriage and returns policy for details.
Where do you deliver?
UK and Ireland. Please refer to our standard delivery terms and conditions.
What method of payment do you accept?
Secure payment can be taken online using most major credit or debit cards via SagePay.Secure payment can be taken online using most major credit or debit cards via SagePay or PayPal
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