DNV Shackles

  • Rated for overhead lifting
  • Lot trace code and individual serial numbers
  • Alloy material (body and pin)
  • Full certifications available
  • Meet all requirements of DNV 2.7-1 specifications
  • Each lot sample tested to the minimum breaking strength requirement
  • 100% proof tested
  • Fatigue tested and part V Notch Tested at -4º F, minimum average break requirement of 31 ft lbs.
  • Meet the requirements of Federal Specification RR-C-271 D for Type IVA, Grade B, Class 3 anchor shackles.
  • Midland Forge quality system is ISO 9001:2000 certified through DNV (Det Norske Veritas )
  • Ultimate strength equals five times working load limit

Shackles meeting the DNV (Det Norske Veritas) requirements are generally used in offshore, saltwater environments. In order to meet the DNV standard, shackles must comply with stringent production, testing, identification, inspection, and documentation criteria set forth by DNV. Shackles meeting the DNV requirements may be used in applications such as the installation and removal of offshore platforms, securing of rigs and underwater exploration activities.


Columbus McKinnon is a global leader in providing expertise and training in the proper use and inspection of rigging and overhead lifting equipment. With a range of comprehensive programs and seminars conducted at venues throughout North America, as well as on site at private companies and industries, Columbus McKinnon courses include:

   •   Hoist Maintenance                •   Rigging

   •   Load Securement                  •   Safe Hoisting

   •   Crane & Hoist Inspection    •   Crane Operator Training

   •   Mobile Crane Operator        •   Rigging Gear Inspection

Classes are available at our Niagara Training Center and the state-of-the-art Hoist & Rigging Training Center of Excellence in the Center for Occupational Health and Automobile Manufacturing (COHAM) lab at The Ohio State University. The COHAM lab is a hands-on learning center which allows attendees to understand how to properly use and inspect overhead lifting equipment. This leading edge training program is designed to increase workplace productivity and safety in a ergonomically friendly environment.

In addition to the strong knowledge base exemplified by comprehensive training programs, Columbus McKinnon is one of the only manufacturers supplying complete lifting systems to satisfy unique material handling requirements of users in a variety of environments. From jib cranes and hoists to chain slings, clamps, and related attachments; systems include products that are matched specifically to the lifting needs of the application. Products may also be modified in order to ensure that the proper system is in place for the job.

Whether your needs call for a single CM Bandit hoist or a completely engineered system to outfit your production facility, Columbus McKinnon provides the products and expertise to keep your workforce productive and safe.

Kaupp Electric Ltd.

225 Merritt St. -  St Catharines, ON L2T 1J7 Ph: 905-227-1661, Fax: 905-227-5192