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Key Types Of Rigging Equipment

Key Types Of Rigging Equipment

Using the appropriate rigging equipment for the transportation of heavy loads is essential. With many different types of rigging equipment available, knowing which type is most suitable for the application at hand can be something of a minefield. Fortunately, we’re here to provide a helpful guide to rigging equipment, highlighting their key differences, applications and…

Comparing Different Types Of Winch

Comparing Different Types Of Winch

An essential tool across several different applications and industries, winches are of major importance in construction, marine industries and industrial sites. However, there are many different types of winch available today, each with their own unique functions, advantages and drawbacks. Here, we take a closer look at the most popular types of winch available today,…

How to Choose a Rigging Sling

How to Choose a Rigging Sling

A crane or hoist is only useful if you have a way to lift the equipment or materials you need to move. In order to do that, you’ll need a rigging sling. The rigging sling supports the materials and ensures they arrive at their destination in good condition. Rigging Sling Materials These slings may be…

The History Behind Winches

The History Behind Winches

A practical modern device which has evolved to help out in a number of difficult situations, the winch is ideal for tasks which involve the hauling or lifting of heavy objects. Prominent during projects in which massive pulling power is required, winches have come a long way since they were first used thousands of years…

The Purpose Of Spoolers

The Purpose Of Spoolers

Whatever your role, when working with heavy equipment, safety is paramount. Ensuring you have the right apparatus for the job is extremely important, and with such a huge range of equipment on the market, deciding which items are suitable for you can be a head-scratcher. At Atlas Winch Hire & Hoist Services, we provide an…

What Is A Lifting Sling?

What Is A Lifting Sling?

Whether you work in utilities, construction, oil, gas, renewables, or engineering, ensuring you have the correct equipment for the task at hand is crucial. With a huge range of lifting and pulling equipment to choose from, it can be a confusing task to decide which items are right for you. Looking for a small hand…