August 2017
Rigging News
Mark Your Calendars! LAGCOE - October 24-26, 2017
Registration is now open for LAGCOE 2017! Make plans to attend and visit Morgan City Rentals and Delta Rigging & Tools in booth A162! 

We invite you to join us at LAGCOE 2017, October 24-26, 2017 at the Cajundome &  Convention Center in Lafayette, LA, for access to  state-of-the-art equipment, service, and
technologies as well as technical presentations from worldwide leaders in the onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration and production industry.
 
Click here to learn more and to register for LAGCOE 2017!

Free Sling Inspection Poster
 
Click here to receive a free Sling Inspection Criteria poster from Delta Rigging & Tools! We are proud to offer this great training tool for free! 

Need more training on Sling Inspection criteria? Contact our team to schedule your training class today!  We offer completely customizable training classes. Click here to view our full offering. 

How to Pour Spelter Sockets
How to properly install a spelter socket:
  1. The spelter process begins by inserting the end of the wire rope into the narrow end of the cone shaped socket or button.
  2. Before pouring the socket, the wire must be broomed and properly cleaned. Once the socket (or button) and wire rope are properly prepared, the broomed wire rope is pulled inside the socket cavity.
  3. The socket (or button) cavity is then poured with molten zinc, or more commonly, an epoxy resin called WIRELOCK®.
  4. The socket must then be allowed to cure based on zinc/resin manufacturer's recommendations.
  5. Assembly length is measured from center line of pins for both open and closed sockets (bearing point to bearing point).
Poured socket lines are always proof tested.  For more information on socket lines, please click here.


Delta Rigging & Tools Receives Distributor Excellence Award 
Harrington Hoist awarded Delta Rigging & Tools with the 2016 Distributor Excellence Award.  This award solidifies the partnership between the two companies.  We aim at being the largest distributor of Harrington Hoists.  

Interested in Harrington products? Contact us today and let our knowledgeable sales team help you with selecting the right product for your lift!