Over the years, we’ve helped to lift, load and distribute a wide variety of cargoes. Whatever you have to move, the chances are we’ll have handled something similar in the past, and that’s why we should be your number one choice on all projects. No matter what the job entails, OM Heavy Lift will be able to take it on safely, efficiently and with a minimum of disruption.

One of the keys to a successful operation is the availability of the right equipment and accessories, and that includes the rigging. We have a huge selection of accessories that can be used to help with any project, including:

  • Shackles
  • Spreader beams
  • Wire rope slings
  • Chain blocks

… and more.

To give you a rough idea of what might be needed for your next job, please have a look at our free to use calculator page. This can be used as a general guide, but of course for a more detailed overview, or if you have any other questions, you can ask our engineers.

Here at OM Heavy Lift, we take great pride in the ongoing customer satisfaction that we achieve with clients from all sectors of industry. We offer affordable quotes, extensive services and an honest, open approach to even the most complex of tasks. To find out why more and more companies are placing their trust in OM Heavy Lift, give our team of specialists a call today on 01382 457 110. The solution you’ve been looking for is only a phone call away.

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Our Rigging

Sling angle & Force Calculator

1. Load case description:

Kg (F1)

2. Effective distance from slinging point to hook bearing point (C):


3. Actual sling angle from horizontal, accounting for reach to centre (D):


4. Individual sling / shackle tension (F2):

Kg (F1)
Kg (F2)

5. Minimum recommended sling / shackle capacity:

kg (WLL)
* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote