Hooks & Connectors

    Hooks & Connectors

KARAM provides a range of connectors which conform to the revised new ANSI Z 359.12-2009 and can be seen specially marked as such.

The revision in the standard has the following important features in the Gate strength of the Snap Hooks and the Karabiners

  • Gate Face to withstand a load of more than 3600 pounds
  • Side of Gate to withstand a load of more than 3600 pounds
  • Tensile load must withstand 5000 pounds.
  • Minor axis of snap hooks and karabiners (except those with captive eyes) to withstand a load of more than 3600 pounds.