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The new Eigth/8th Edition of Bob's rigging and Crane pocketbook is available now. We now
carry the 3rd Edition of "The Complete Rigger's Reference Handbook"
Call if you have questions. Ask for Bruce Maes at 775-530-4655
The Complete Rigger's Reference Handbook
A Practical reference tool for the rigger and crane operator
The Complete RIGGER'S REFERENCE Handbook is a practical, well illustrated guide designed as a quick reference tool for the beginning and professional rigger, crane operator, supervisor and others responsible for the safe and proper use and inspection of rigging gear. This handbook is specifically designed to be used in the instruction of crane and rigging activity. It is the product of over 30 years of the author's personal experience in construction and maintenance rigging, design, development and presentation of crane and rigging training, as well as several years of fabrication experience with the Slingmax® Rigging Solutions organization.
Here are just a few of the new topics addressed in the 2nd Edition.
- Multi-lift slings (Christmas treeing slings) criteria as per OSHA 29CFR 1926.753
- Tap, die and hex head (Allen head) for swivel hoist ring engagements and torque
- Standard Tower Crane Signals
- Additional Electrical Hazards information
- Crane Limitations
Eigth/8th Edition of Bob's rigging and Crane pocketbook
English Bobs Rigging and Crane Handbook the Revised & Expanded Seventh Edition. This handbook contains new and updated information of wire rope, slings, rigging, fittings, cranes, weight
tables, OSHA regulations, & ASME industry standards. This book contains over 270 pages of necessary information for
the rigger, crane operator, engineer, field superintendent, and
safety director. New and updated information is provided on
rigging, equipment and capacity load charts; practical tips for
safely handling loads; and important information on the types.
setup, and use of mobile cranes. The rigger and crane operator
will find this book very practical in applying easy to understand
rigging principles; the engineer will find all pertinent information
on wire rope, slings, fittings, and load calculations; the field
superintendent will have information on directing safe & efficient
field operation; and the safety director will have available tools
necessary to establish and follow safe practices according to
OSHA and ASME/ANSI regulations and standards. This
handbook covers the following topics: Basic math in calculating weights, center of gravity, & sling loads. Chain fall
tension when drifting loads. Capacity charts for all types of slings - now including high
strength fiber slings & higher strength slings for wire rope, chain, and flat bodied fiber
slings. Updated and complete wire rope types & breaking strengths - including regular wire
rope constructions, rotation-resistant designs, compacted strand constructions, and
plastic-coated wire rope.
Rigging hitches, practical tips for rigging and rigging hardware.
Rigging safety rules & rules of thumb
Mobile cranes - principles, types, & guidelines for use.
Structural & stability limitations of mobile cranes.
Mobile crane rules of thumb.
Critical lift plans.
OSHA Regulations and ASME industry standards.
Spanish Bob's rigging and Crane pocketbook