Overall Length: Equates to the total end to end length of a sling protector.
Safe Operating Zone: The useable area between the raised shoulders of the sling protector (see image below).
Width at Load: Sling Width Under Load.
o Sling Total Contact Width: Round synthetic slings compress and flatten as the load is picked. Select your sling protector based on the Sling Width Under Load.
o Caution – If your sling width under load is wider than the safe operating zone, the sling will point load. (see image below)
1” Sling Capacity: The maximum capacity per lineal inch of sling contact, ASSUMING the face of the sling protector (the portion in contact with the load) is in 100% contact on both the vertical and horizontal load surfaces.
Maximum Capacity: The total capacity of the individual sling protector, ASSUMING, the sling contact width does not exceed the safe operating area, AND the face of the sling protector is in 100% contact on both the vertical and horizontal surfaces.