References: Rated Load Tables

Always refer to the manufacturers specifications/specified rated load tables.

Alloy Steel Chain Slings

ASTM A906/A906M-02 (2010) – Standard Specification for Grade 80 and Grade 100 Alloy Steel Chain Slings for Overhead Lifting
ASTM A952/A952M-02 (2010) – Standard Specification for Forged Grade 80 and Grade 100

Steel Lifting Components and Welded Attachment Links

ASTM A391/A391M-07 (2012) – Standard Specification for Grade 80 Alloy Steel Chain
ASTM A973/A973M-07 (2012) – Standard Specification for Grade 100 Alloy Steel Chain
RRC-271D – Federal Specification: Chains and Attachments, Welded and Weldless

Wire Rope Slings

Wire Rope Technical Board – Wire Rope Sling User’s Manual
ISO 13411 – Terminations for Steel Wire Ropes

Metal Mesh Slings

Synthetic Rope Slings

Synthetic Webbing Slings

WSTDA WS-1 Recommended Standard for Synthetic Web Slings
Synthetic Roundslings

WSTDA RS-1 Recommended Standard for Synthetic Polyester Roundslings
Cordage Institute – CI 1905-07 – Synthetic Roundslings