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“If it is a 4-Ton Lifting Pin Anchor (dog bone) it must lift up 4-tons (8,000 lbs.)” It is a common misconception within the industry that we would like to address in today’s blog. The tonnage in the title of the anchors generally refers to the lifting capability of the anchor itself. However, depending on [...]

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We’re NPCA Compliance Certified! There is a great benefit in getting certified by the National Precast Concrete Association – read on to find out more! To have products NPCA Certified means that the lifting and handling products have been manufactured and tested in accordance with the quality control plan established by the company (A.L. Patterson) [...]

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We’re excited to show our first customer profile video featuring A.L. Patterson metal high chairs, lift loops, utility anchors, r-anchors, bar wheels, lifting pin anchors, pvc coated wire tie, heavy duty stack chairs and Patterson lift eye lifting pin system being used at Garden State Precast in Wall, NJ. For more information about A.L. Patterson [...]

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When we came across this video of Superior Walls being installed, we knew we had to share! Superior Walls of America supplies precast concrete foundations that help builders accurately and quickly install wall panels to efficiently complete new home construction. They are an excellent example of precast concrete coming to the rescue by saving time [...]

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The QUIKLIFT™ 2-Hole Anchor is an economical option for achieving high-tension loads in thin panels or low compressive strength concrete. The 2-Hole Anchor has a secondary hole and requires a tension bar provided by the precaster to achieve its loads in concrete. These anchors are commonly used in the top edge of a wall panel [...]

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Sling Angle Load Factors For Face Lifting: Oblique sling angles that are less than 90° will increase loads to the anchor. This factor MUST be considered when determining the proper anchor capacity, length and type. The load increases by a factor of two at a 30° sling angle. Angles that are less than 30° are [...]

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It is always extremely important to follow directions and rules when moving precast concrete applications, for safety reasons as well as the want and need for a perfect end result (no spalling)! We have offer the following tips so that you can experience a “smooth ride” when using an ALP Lifting Pin Lifting Eye in [...]

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ALP Ring Clutch Inspection & Maintenance Requirements Sticking with the safety theme of our previous two articles, this one fits right in! Used to assist in the lifting of precast panels and more, the ALP QUIKLIFT™Ring Clutch should always be inspected before use (just like any other precast accessory)! Here are some things to look [...]

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This is a three part video showing the wet setting installation of the Patterson™ QUIKLIFT™ DTA Anchor, removing of the QUIKLIFT™ DTA Recess Member and, finally, stripping of the precast concrete double tee from the form using the QUIKLIFT™ Ringclutch. The QUIKLIFT™ 9 Ton DTA is designed for lifting of precast double tees and is [...]