Miller Electric

Welding Discussion Forums

Home » Resources » Communities » Welding Discussion Forums
Miller Welding Discussion Forums - Powered by vBulletin

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    North Central Indiana


    Those links are for big chain, are their links for smaller chain and for making up DOT approved 5/16 load chain?

    MMW, good idea on marking the link and chain so it won't be used for lifting.

  2. #12


    No. They are meant for anchor use only. They comply with most testing houses, ABS, LLOYDS, DNV, ect.

    Load our transport chain is like overhead lifting. They are not meant to be spliced and must be replaced when deformed, damaged or worn.

    A hook can be added, but I prefer not to join chains this way and some states will flag it every time.

    Anchor chain can be welded, but as stated above, lifting chain should never be welded. Most of the industry had gone to grade 100 allot and simple hammer locks can be used to join chain and stay compliant. Font forget overhead lifting must have a tag and requires annual inspection/replacement.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/ on line 77

Welding Projects

Special Offers: See the latest Miller deals and promotions.