Q: What is the safety factor of the SBLs?
A: We use a 4:1 safety factor to comply with EN13157:2004.
Q: Are SBL Snatch pulleys marked with working information?
A: Yes. Each SBL Snatch pulley is marked with a tamper-proof sticker specifying pulley type, maximum fiber rope diameter, max rated load, serial number, and the manufacturer’s mark clearly visible. Every pulley is sent with a manual detailing safe usage and warning information.
Q: Are SBL Snatch pulleys offered in different sizes?
A: Yes. There are three (3) sizes in the SBL range. We can also design and manufacture to suit your requirements.
Q: Are these pulleys corrosion resistant? Can they be used in marine environments?
A: Yes. These pulleys are designed to resist the corrosive effects of a marine environment.
Q: Are these pulleys suitable for subsea use?
A: Yes, with good maintenance the SBL is an excellent choice for subsea use and requires less buoyancy than conventional pulleys.