Wire Rope Sling Inspection Checklist

EXAMINATION CHECKLIST: WIRE ROPE 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, indentations, elongation, wear, deposits that cannot be removed, security of attachment points and sub-structures, fasteners, welds, link articulation, gauge length, adequacy of lubrication, eye symmetry, broken wires, dead end termination, etc.

  • CHECK MARKINGS

    Presence, accuracy and condition of markings.

  • CHECK WIRE ROPE

    Kinks, exposure of inner core, flattening, corrosion, broken wires/strands, adequacy of lubrication, 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.