USING A CRANE BLOCK FOR CARGO LIFTING
The crane block for cargo lifting is the accessory used to handle, lift or transport loads in a practical and safe way. The crane block works together with a conventional or special wire rope.
When used with two or three sheaves, it becomes known as steel double block. The block is produced with forged hooks and cast iron, in addition to a group with a sheaves system with bearings. Therefore, this equipment distributes the weight of the loads equally.
FUERTES represents and distributes the products of the Dutch company Ropeblock B.V. Within its line of blocks, we answer the sector of equipment for construction, heavy industry, steel, mining, cranes, offshore among others. The load capacities of the crane blocks exceed 1,000 tons.
KNOW HOW TO CHOOSE THE IDEAL EQUIPMENT FOR LIFTING LOADS
The load lifting crane block still has – at its end – a single or double rod hook. Because of all these details and specifications, it is important that you also check the specifications of the cargo that will be moved, transported or hoisted, so that everything works in the best conditions and without risks. Especially because choosing between a huge variety of crane blocks, with different shapes and types can cause some confusion. Among the available options are: bushing block, with lateral support balls and bushing, with ball bearing and roller bearing crane block and side balls.