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Hooks, Links & Swivels

Safety Services Group holds major stocks of high quality branded rigging equipment, tools and hardware. The brands include but are not limited to: Bash P, Johnson Gunnebo, Tractel, Vital, Yoke, Talurit and Crosby.

We offer a wide range of hooks, links and swivels. Lifting hooks are usually equipped with a safety latch to prevent the disengagement of the wire rope sling, chain or rope to which the load is attached. A swivel is a device that allows the connected object to rotate. Rigging hooks can come in many variations, which we have outlined below.

Grab hook: Designed to “grab” to keep a chain from slipping off the hook.

Slip hook: Generally has a wider throat than grab hooks and sometimes has a latch design to keep an attached object in its place.

Clevis hook: Designed with a clevis and bolt or pin at the base to create a secure way to fasten the hook to a bracket or chain.

Self-locking hook: When used within the working load limit guidelines, a self-locking design ensures the hook will not open when under heavy load.