Press Release Summary:
Available in eye-type and clevis-type models, CampbellÂ® Cam-LokÂ® Hooks feature flush-positioned trigger guard forged into body, plus positive lock capability to minimize chance of unintentional opening. Latches close automatically under load. Eye style accommodates heavy-duty wire rope thimbles used in fabrication of wire rope slings. Made from 4130 alloy steel, hooks come in variety of sizes and working load limits, and are fatigue tested to ASTM A952.
Original Press Release:
Cooper Hand Tools Introduces Campbell® Cam-Lok® Self-Locking Overhead Lifting Hooks
RALEIGH, NC - JANUARY 2005 - Cooper Hand Tools has introduced its Campbell® Cam-Lok® self-locking overhead lifting hook line featuring a flush-positioned trigger guard forged into the body, plus positive lock capability to greatly reduce the chance of unintentional opening. Eye Type and Clevis Type hooks are available.
Cam-Lok hooks are also available in a wide variety of sizes, styles and working load limits and are made from 4130 alloy steel. The hooks are fatigue tested to ASTM A952 and are 100% proof tested with Certificate of Test included. Latches close automatically under load. The hooks are designed and manufactured in the USA.
The eye style is designed to accommodate heavy duty wire rope thimbles used in the fabrication of wire rope slings. The release trigger is flush with the body to help protect against damage or unintentional opening, yet designed for easy operation even with gloves, and the eyes are stamped with the recommended wire rope size. The hooks feature rotating and replaceable pivot pins - an industry exclusive, and bold, high profile lettering indicates size, chain grade and date code. Teardrop shape provides maximum strength and snag prevention. There are integrated forged latches with positive lock capability plus wide openings to provide easy access to bowls of hooks. Made to Grade 100 specifications, Cam-Lok lifting hooks are available through industrial distribution.
For more information contact Cooper Hand Tools Customer Service, Lufkin Road, P.O. Box 728, Apex, NC 27502. Phone 919/362-1670. Website www.cooperhandtools.com.