April 2017 - OTC Edition
Rigging Connection
NEW Crosby® ROV Release & Retrieve Shackle
 
The New Crosby Release and Retrieve shackles were developed in conjunction with the world's top subsea specialists. Crosby ® ROV shackles feature an innovative patent pending captured bolt design, and API compliant features that are an industry first. Best of all, the shackles come factory ready and require no end user modifcation.
for information on Crosby's new ROV Shackle, click here. Email sales@lifting.com      Click for VIDEO link here 
 
OTC 2017 Houston, 1 week away! 
  
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2017 will take place May 1-4 at NRG Park, Houston, Texas, USA. Registration is now open for OTC .

OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries.

Come see Bishop Lifting the NRG Center bldg. in Booth 109

Proof Testing Twin-Path ® Extra Covermax ® Slings

This week 10 pieces of a TPXC 30,000 x 25' Twin-Path Extra CoverMax Slings were tested at our Houston facility.  Each sling was cycled several times before the tests were completed. The rated capacity of these slings are 300,000 lbs. vertical, with a minimum breaking strength of 1,500,000 lbs.
 
Test Bed Specifications:
  • 3.3 Million lb. capacity (1500 mt)
  • Pre-stretch capacity 297,000 lbs.
  • 265' testing length, 328' overal length
  • Powered by Infochip ® Software
  • Ram stroke 10'
     








Liftmax ® Lifting Beams!
  
Custom Lifting Beams & Spreader Bars!

Bishop Lifting fabricated this 100 ton capacity Liftmax® Adjustable Lifting Beam this week.  The Lifting Beam is equipped with a Stainless Steel data plate with all the required information per the  ASME B30.20 "Below-the-Hook Lifting Devices" standard.  The SS data plate also has an  embedded InfoChip® RFID chip for asset tracking and inspection purposes. For information on our Liftmax® product line, or InfoChip® Asset Management, click here.


























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