Swivels are used in lifting, mooring, and anchoring applications. All our swivels can be designed with roller, trust, plain and low friction bearings, depending on the application of use. Next our standard design in this catalogue, special dimensions and special designs are possible.
SW1 Closed body swivels are used mainly for rigging and lifting application for non-permanent applications, These swivels are made with a roller bearing. On request we can modify these for subsea use.
SW2/SW3 CR swivels, Chain and Rope are mainly used in anchor lines between rope and chain, these swivels are designed for subsea use and have plain bearings. Our CR-Connector links are the perfect fit to the chain or socket.
Instructions for use
Swivels are design for in-line loads, side loads are not acceptable and will damage the bearings. Roller bearings can be used under load, where plain bearings are mainly used for positioning installation loads. Make sure for swivels with jaw and safety pin the proper use of the nut and split pin. If the jaw gap is wider as the connecting part, use spacer to have a proper center load.
Before use make sure the swivel is greased. After use subsea make sure the swivel is inspected and greased before re-use or storage. Maintenance for swivels by a expert is recommended every 2 years, with a maximum of 4 years.