Angle loads must be applied in the plane of the bow.
Side Loading Reduction Chart
For Screw Pin and Bolt Type Shackles
Angle of Side Load from
|Adjusted Working Load Limit|
|0° In-Line *||100% of Rated Working Load Limit|
|45° from In-Line *||70% of Rated Working Load Limit|
|90° from In-Line *||50% of Rated Working Load Limit|
* In-Line load is applied perpendicular to pin.
Never Exceed 120° included angle.
Use Bolt Type and Screw Pin Shackles ONLY.
Shackles symmetrically loaded with two leg slings having a maximum included angle of 120° can be utilized to full Working Load Limit.