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The results showed a lower safe working load capacity than what was previously published by the industry.
STAHL CraneSystems has designed and built a unique test rig, where cranes up to a Safe Working Load (SWL) of 120 tons (proof load of 150 tons) and a span of 25 m can be tested in the future.
It has a working load of 1200kg and a breaking load 2800kg while weighing just 126 grams.
The model regulation required that the total, or aggregate, of the working load limit (WLL) of all tie-downs must not be less than half the weight of the cargo it secures.