Blog

Welcome to our blog! Browse through our blog for photos of our gear in use, client feedback, tips and advise as well as the the latest news on lifting equipment, lashing equipment & tie downs, lifting slings & 4x4 recovery equipment.

Quality Machine Moving Skates

Date: 
19th December 2012

We supply a range of high quality machine moving skates imported from Germany. The moving skates are capable of handling loads from 6 000kg to 150 000kg.

The picture below shows the 12 000kg set.

Machine Moving Skate

Machine Moving Skates

SECURETECH kinetic recovery rope

Date: 
15th December 2012

We recently supplied our range of SECURETECH 4x4 recovery equipment to a VOETSPORE tour.  The picture below shows the Kinetic Recovery Rope from SECURETECH.

Book Bag

Date: 
11th December 2012

Our very useful book bag (as shown below) is available from various outlets around the country.

If you cannot locate one then contact us directly and we will dispatch one to you!

Book Bag

We manufacture custom lashings and straps

Date: 
10th December 2012

Special Industrial Supplies has a wide range of 'ready made' tie downs, lashing gear and ratchet systems. We also manufacture lashings and tie downs according to a client's specification. In this case we recently supplied over 500 straps to attach re-chargeable lights to tree trunks at an upmarket hotel in Cape Town.

Straps

7500kg Pipe Sling

Date: 
10th December

Photo below of a 900mm locally manufactured 7500kg Pipe Sling.

Pipe Sling

SECURELOAD Tiedowns

Date: 
9th December 2012

We supply high quality ratchet tie downs to a broad industry & military base under the SECURELOAD brand.

Tie downs are ideal to safely secure your cargo on your 4x4, trailer, truck or caravan. Compared to ropes, chains or steel banding, tie downs offer a number of advantages including not weakening over time and having a lower weight. Our SECURELOAD tie downs are made from a supple polyester that protects the load and is corrosion free.

SECURELOAD supplies tie downs with capacities from 250kg to 40000kg per system.

Aircraft type lap safety belts

Date: 
9th December 2012

One of our most popular ranges at Special Industrial Suppliers are our seatbelts. We supply aircraft type seatbelts (as shown below) to many different mining businesses, machinery operators and truck manufacturers. Our seatbelts are also suitable for emergency services.

seatbelt

Lifting slings supplied to Shutterlock

Date: 
8th December 2012

Special Industrial Supplies recently supplied a pair of lifting slings to SHUTTERLOCK. The order was fulfilled within 6 hours and the slings where used to lift a coil of BRIDON steel wire rope with a total weight of 87 tons.

Lifting Slings

RUD VIP Lifting/Lashing Chains being used on new Chinese Aircraft Carrier

Date: 
8th December 2012

RUD VIP lifting and lashing chains offer superior wear resistance and provide multi-directional load and lift options. These options maximise safety without compromising on strength.

Guidelines for recovery ropes, straps and cables

Date: 
6th December 2012

Here are a few do's and dont's for ropes, straps and cables when performing a 4x4 vehicle recovery: