Manchester Sling Company is a US-based distributor of steel wire ropes and lifting gear, with more than 55 years of experience in supplying the offshore, energy, maritime and engineered heavy-lift industries. The company, which has a 1,000t steel wire rope inventory, also manufactures wire rope slings, synthetic slings and chain slings, in addition to offering proof testing and inspection services.
Steel wire ropes for offshore applications
Manchester Sling supplies products from a wide number of industry-respected manufacturers, including KISWIRE, the world’s largest manufacturer of steel wire ropes.
KISWIRE’s products include Hyrope compacted non-rotating hoisting rope and eight-strand ropes up to 60mm in diameter; Neptune anchor lines, A&R winch ropes, drilling lines and marine riser tensioner lines with a diameter of up to 127mm; Neptune 2 subsea hoisting ropes (up to 171.5mm diameter), large-diameter offshore crane ropes (up to 171.5mm diameter) and pedestal crane ropes (up to 161.92mm diameter); and general-purpose six-strand wire ropes up to 92mm diameter.
Other products supplied include shackles, alloy hooks, turnbuckles, sockets, crane hooks, hoists, lifting chains and fittings, blocks, super-techlon round slings and dyneema covers from proven brands, including, among others:
- Van Beest
- Rope Block
- Columbus McKinnon
- Campbell Chain
- Peerless Chain
- Puget Sound / Cortland
- RUD Chain
- Bethlehem Wire Rope
Steel wire rope, synthetic and chain slings
Manchester Sling Company manufactures a range of lifting slings for offshore, oil and gas and industrial applications.
Wire rope slings include single-part Flemish eye slings to 114mm / 4.5in diameter slings, grommets and multipart slings available up to 1,088t.
Manchester Sling Company also provides:
- Alloy chain slings
- Polyester and nylon web slings
- Polyester round slings
- Heavy lift round slings
- Plasma lifting slings
Testing and inspection services for steel wire ropes
Manchester Sling Company can carry out full rope and sling testing and inspection services for marine, oil and gas, offshore and construction companies.
The company’s team of expert and reliable wire rope professionals can carry out certification and inspection services using an onsite 1.3m lb proof test machine. Manchester sling company uses N4 inspection software to manage their clients data base of testing certificates.
Rigging tradition since 1954
Established in 1954 with a focus on wire rope sling and assembly fabrication, Manchester Sling Company has evolved to become a full-service supplier in distributing steel wire ropes, lifting slings, and rigging hardware to serve our clients’ needs in the oil and gas, crane and rigging, stevedoring, marine and general construction industries.
Our clients have appreciated our time-tested maxim of delivering products and services with honesty and integrity, and in return, our clients have made Manchester Sling Company’s growth possible.
In order to meet increasing customer needs, we have recently acquired a larger, more modern warehouse and production facilities, updated and expanded our range of wire rope assembly production equipment, increased and broadened our already comprehensive inventory and expanded our sales and fabrication departments with competent and reliable wire rope professionals.