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A business is as strong as its employees Ever wonder… “Who is on the other side of the phone when calling ALP Supply?” There is an extraordinary team and we want you to know us. Get to know our employees who: • answer your call • conduct quality testing of the products ordered by your [...]

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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 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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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 video explains some of the differences between using a manufactured shear bar vs. an erection anchor with an integral shear plate while engineering, planning and lifting precast concrete. Erection anchors are used to tilt (erect) precast panels from the horizontal position to the vertical position. Precast erection anchors have specially designed heads with “ears” [...]

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The Erection Anchor Tech Series is designed for horizontal to vertical edge lifting and handling of thin-walled precast elements. The two “ears” on the head of the anchor prevent the Clutch from coming in contact and spalling the concrete. The “ears” transfer the shear loads into the anchor and concrete. The shear bar is required [...]