4 1/2 in. 4 Ton Swivel Shackle Snatch Block
The 4 1/2 in. 4 Ton Swivel Shackle Snatch Block is a robust and versatile lifting accessory designed to handle heavy loads and provide reliable performance in various rigging applications. Made from high-quality steel, this snatch block offers exceptional strength and durability, ensuring long-lasting use in demanding environments.
- Size and Weight: With dimensions measuring 13 3/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. x 4 1/4 in., this snatch block is compact and portable. Weighing 12.85 pounds, it strikes a balance between sturdiness and maneuverability.
- Load Capacity: The snatch block boasts a 4-ton weight rating, capable of handling loads of up to 8,000 lbs. This high load capacity makes it suitable for a wide range of heavy lifting tasks.
- Swivel Shackle Design: The snatch block features a swivel shackle, allowing for 360-degree rotation. This design enables flexible and smooth movement of the load, reducing strain on the rigging equipment and improving overall efficiency.
- Sheave and Lubrication: Equipped with a 4 1/2 in. greaseable coated sheave, the snatch block ensures smooth operation and minimizes friction during lifting operations. The press-in grease fitting provides easy access for lubrication, enhancing longevity and reducing maintenance requirements.
- Shackle and Safety Features: The 4 1/4 in. x 1/2 in. shackle bolt with a 2 in. shackle opening offers secure attachment points for cables and straps. The 1-1/2 in. shackle safety pin opening provides added safety by preventing accidental detachment. Additionally, the included stainless steel cotter pin and sheave safety pin further secure the rigging components.
- Powder-Coated Finish: The snatch block is coated with a navy blue powder finish, providing protection against corrosion and wear. This coating not only enhances the snatch block’s aesthetic appeal but also extends its service life.
Compatibility and Limitations:
- Cable Compatibility: The snatch block is designed to accept up to 3/8 in. 7 x 19 aircraft boat lift cable, offering versatility in cable compatibility.
- Incompatibility: It is important to note that the snatch block will not fit the BH-USA 12″ Galvanized Steel Strap Hanger #33850.
Safety Considerations: Always ensure that the selected shackle meets or exceeds the working load limit (WLL) for the intended task and is compatible with other rigging hardware and slings being used. Adhering to proper safety guidelines and regulations is crucial to prevent accidents and ensure the well-being of personnel and equipment.
In conclusion, the 4 1/2 in. 4 Ton Swivel Shackle Snatch Block is a reliable and robust lifting accessory designed for heavy-duty applications. Its high load capacity, swivel shackle design, and durable construction make it an ideal choice for demanding lifting and rigging operations. With its compact size, powder-coated finish, and various safety features, this snatch block provides convenience, durability, and peace of mind in a wide range of industrial settings.
|Size||4 1/2 in.||Weight Rating||4 tons / 8,000 lbs.|
|Weight||12.85 lbs.||Overall Dimensions||13 3/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. x 4 1/4 in.|
|Coating||Painted||Sheave Size||4 1/2 in.|
|Sheave Lubrication||Press-in grease fitting||Grease Fitting Size||1/4 in.|
|Grease Fitting Location||Sheave housing side||Cotter Pin||Included|
|Cotter Pin Size||1 in. x 1/8 in.||Material||Stainless steel|
|Sheave Safety Pin||Included||Safety Pin Size||4 1/2 in. x 1/2 in.|
|Material||Stainless steel||Shackle Bolt Size||4 1/2 in. x 1/2 in.|
|Shackle Opening||2 in.||Swivel Radius||360 degrees|
|Cable Compatibility||Accepts up to 3/8 in. 7 x 19 aircraft boat lift cable||Compatibility||Will not fit BH-USA 12″ Galvanized Steel Strap Hanger #33850|
- Heavy-duty steel construction
- 4-ton weight rating
- Swivel shackle for flexibility
- Greaseable coated sheave
- Compact and portable design
- Corrosion-resistant powder-coated finish
- Secure shackle bolt and safety pin
- Accepts 3/8" aircraft boat lift cable
- 360-degree swivel radius
- Reliable and durable performance