Chain Sling Inspection Checklist

EXAMINATION CHECKLIST: CHAIN SLINGS

  • CHECK MASTER LINK

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, elongation, wear, deposits that cannot be removed, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, sufficient articulation of and space between joining components, etc.

  • CHECK JOINING LINK(S)

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, elongation, wear, deposits that cannot be removed, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, link articulation, gauge length, adequacy of lubrication.

  • CHECK MARKINGS

    Presence, accuracy and condition of markings.

  • CHECK CHAIN

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, wear, deposits which cannot be removed, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, sufficient of and space between joining components, etc.

  • CHECK END TERMINATION

    Corrosion, cracks, damage, distortion, opening, of the throat, wear, deposits that cannot be removed, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, full or partial seizure of rotating components, safety latches, etc.