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New Crosby Straightpoint Load Cells

The New Crosby Straightpoint Load Cells Are Now Available at Shutterlock

At Shutterlock we provide the Crosby Straightpoint load cell (Radiolink plus). The load cell is designed to be rigged with our standard Crosby shackles. Straightpoint’s DNV-GL type approved wireless tension load cell is capable of weighing and monitoring load capacities from 1t to 500t. An ATEX and IECEx version of the load cell is also available for hazardous area, zones 0,1 & 2.
Two versions of the RLP are available:

  • Long range 2.4GHz version providing industry leading wireless range of 700m to SP’s SW-HHP handheld or software options.
  • Bluetooth output and can be connected to any smart phone running our free HHP app on iOS or Android, at ranges up to 100m.

The Radiolink plus tension load cell can be used in combination with the Straightpoint SW-MWLC high speed wireless data logging software, allowing for simultaneous control, display and real-time data logging of up to 100 Straightpoint wireless load cells.
Further information regarding the Straightpoint load cells can be viewed in the page below where it provides other features and benefits for the user when using the load cell.

Crosby Acquires Straightpoint

Crosby Acquires Straighpoint Crosby was expected to complete the acquisition of Straightpoint on 2 January 2019. The manufacturing facility and headquarters are located in Hampshire, United Kingdom. This is where Crosby wants the load monitoring and measurents mainly based, outside of key locations in the U.S.   Straightpoint is a leading global player in the… Continue Reading

Riggers Spikes (Splicing) Tools

Riggers Spikes (Splicing) Tools Introducing the Salva-Vida Riggers Spikes (Splicing) Tools. Manufactured from robust tool steel, riggers splicing spikes are tools used in mining and marine rope work. The spike is shaped in the form of a metal cone and tapered to a rounded or flattened point. The handle is machined into a ball or… Continue Reading

New Yoke Key Eye Point

Brand New Yoke Key Eye Point (Metric Thread) The new Key Eye Point is the successor to the eye bolt. A lifting component manufactured by Yoke. The components are Proof Load Tested to 2.5 times the Working Load Limit (W.L.L).   FEATURES: Rotates through 360° adjustable in the direction of the load. Manufactured from alloy… Continue Reading

Kärcher’s New Competition

Take Part in Kärcher’s New Competition   Purchase ANY of our Kärcher products and SMS your name and the last 4 digits of the barcode to 44742. Standard SMS rates apply. Valid till the 31 August 2018. Visit the Kärcher website for terms and conditions.   Shutterlock is a proud distributor of Kärcher products.… Continue Reading

10 Ton Salva-Vida Spreader Beam Set

Salva-Vida™ Lifts 10 Ton of Weight with its Name Introducing the New Salva-Vida 10 Ton Spreader/Lifting Beam. A Spreader/Lifting beam is a below-the-hook lifting device used to aid riggers and crane operators in lifting up large and sometimes heavy loads. The Spreader/Lifting beam is used to distribute the load of a lift across more than… Continue Reading

Shutterlock’s Lifting Africa Article

Shutterlock’s Lifting Africa Article In the 21st century, a lot of hard work, sacrifice and perseverance isrequired in order to maintain a sustainable business. There are many positive aspects of being part of a smaller company as opposed to a corporate environment in that the opportunity for innovation, risk-taking and entrepreneurship is innate to the organisation. SHUTTERLOCK, a… Continue Reading

The wait is over.. Shutterlock’s 9th Edition Specialist and Buyers Guide is available.

The wait is over.. Shutterlock’s 9th Edition Specialist and Buyers Guide is available.     We are proud to announce that our new 9th edition catalogue is finally here. We introduce new brands, new products and the most up to date information on all relevant products.   The new products include: Salva-Vida™ Beam Crawls &… Continue Reading

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