The shortening hook is for incorporating into single or multiple strand chains and is used to shorten the chain.
Shortening hooks are permissible for lifting, but not for lashing since they do not have a latch to prevent unintentional unhooking.
The shortening hooks correspond to the Machinery Directive and are BG certified (H stamp).
From -40°C to 200°C = 100% permissible load
Up to 300°C = 90% permissible load
Up to 400°C = 75% permissible load