Applications Industrial Petrochemical

Moving heavy equipment at a petrochemical plant is dangerous business. The risk grows exponentially when you are working with wire rope and chains. Unlike sparking and injuries induced by wire rope, SWOS’s synthetic ropes and slings have proven to be much safer, more durable, and significantly lighter. Synthetic ropes are a seventh the weight of wire rope, which means less manpower and increased efficiency during construction.

Engineered Lifts

SWOS will partner with petrochemical companies during construction or repair of a refinery to find the best solutions for lifting pipe and other refinery equipment. We work with you in the planning and design stages of engineered lifts to determine the best solutions at the forefront and recommend the most compatible synthetic rigging products for your lift.

Petrochemical Material Transport

Customers rely on SWOS products to transport petrochemical materials. From towlines to tie-downs for barges, SWOS carries a vast inventory of synthetic related products for marine transportation. Click here to read more on Commercial Marine applications.

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Lifting Slings

SWOS offers a wide range of high performance synthetic lifting slings that speed up the time of operation while mitigating injuries and damages to equipment.

Made from nylon, SWOS’s line of web slings, round slings, and rope slings are lightweight and provide maximum strength and higher weight capacity for increased performance across a host of different industrial applications. Our in-house design experts can customize high performance adjustable slings to match critical lengths for your project. For safety and tracking purposes, all of SWOS’s slings are certified and tagged with workload limits and serial numbers.

Industrial - Petrochemical

Lifeline & Safety Lines

Emergency situations are always imminent when working at great heights on construction sites and keeping your people safe is always a top priority.

SWOS offers a variety of safety and rescue lines used across many industries and will tailor your lifelines with necessary hardware specific to your application.

Industrial - Petrochemical

Spliced Ropes

With customized splicing capabilities, SWOS can add a loop onto most ropes to provide a safe and very strong method of attachment for heavy lifts.

For splicing services or general splicing questions, call us to today at (800) 231-6687 to speak to one of our specialists.

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SWOS's top quality lines of clevis hooks, shackles, turnbuckles, hooks, blocks and other accessories are designed for maximum performance and protection to the rope.

Our Greenpin® product line is ISO 9001-2008 certified and meets a wide range of other recognized standards. SWOS will work alongside customers to determine the most compatible hardware for an application and custom fabricate your hardware as needed.

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