– All sizes quenched and tempered for maximum strength.
– Forged alloy steel from 7 thru 300 metric tons.
– Cast alloy steel from 400 thru 1550 metric tons.
– Proof tested as follows:
– 7 thru 75 metric tons and 200 thru 300 metric tons: 2 x WLL.
– 125 metric tons: 1.6 x WLL.
– 400 metric tons and higher: 1.33 x WLL.
– All ratings are in metric tons, embossed on side of bow.
– G-2160, (7 thru 55t), are Hot Dip Galvanized and pins are painted red.
– G-2160, (75t and larger), bows are furnished Dimetcoted, and pins are Dimetcoted,
then painted red.
– S-2160 bows and pins are painted red.
– Shackles, 30t and larger, are RFID EQUIPPED.
– Can be used to connect Synthetic Web Slings, Synthetic Round Slings or Wire
Rope Slings.
– Increase in shackle bow radius provides minimum 58% gain in sling bearing surface
and eliminates need for a thimble.
– Increases usable sling strength minimum of 15% and greatly improves life of wire
rope slings.
– Approved for use at -40° C (-40° F) to 204° C (400° F).
– Bow and bolt are certified to meet charpy impact testing of 42 Joules (31 f *lbf) min.
avg. at -20° C (-4° F).
– All 2160 shackles are individually proof tested and magnetic particle inspected.
Crosby certification available at time of order.
– Shackles requiring ABS, Lloyds and other certifications are available upon special
request and must be specified a time of order.
– Type approved and certification to DNV Rules for certification of lifting appliances,
and are produced in accordance with DNV MSA requirements.
Databook is provided that includes required documents.
– Serialization / identification
– Material testing (physical / chemical / charpy)
– Proof testing
– Look for the Red Pin® . . . the mark of genuine Crosby quality.


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