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ATEX Load Shackle

ATEX SHK-A Load Shackle


  • Ranges from 3.25 to 400te
  • High tensile carbon steel construction
  • Environmentally sealed to IP67
  • Shackle and load pin fully certified 
  • Many special versions available

The LCM range of ATEX/IECEx load shackles is designed for lifting and weighing in rugged or harsh environments, and also meet the requirements for operation in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas. The shackle pins are forged from high tensile stainless steel and are machined to an exacting specification.

The SHK-A range of ATEX load shackles is proof loaded to 150% of the nominal rated load, and is available in ratings from 3.25 to 400 tonnes. The integral cable is normally enclosed in an armoured rubber hydraulic hose to give physical and environmental  protection. The SHK-A is internally gauged and the whole instrumented area is sealed to IP67 to protect it in service.

These ATEX load shackles are simple to install and are available in standard shackle sizes. As an option a rotating bobbin can be supplied to centralise the load and to minimise any point-load effects when the shackle is placed under load. We are also happy to discuss any special requirements that can be accommodated, including larger sized shackles up to 1500 tonnes using GN Rope shackles.




ATEX Load Shackle Spec


ATEX Load Shackle Dims


ATEX Load Shackle data sheet

Suggested Instrumentation

  • TR150 hand held load cell indicator (for use in a Safe Zone)
  • ATEX handheld/wall mounted displays
  • ATEX amplifiers and signal conditioners
  • ATEX audible and visual alarms


  • Specal ranges and capacities up to 1500te
  • Special electrical connections
  • Integral signal conditioning
  • Centralising load bobbin
  • Lloyds, ABS or DNV witness testing
  • External termination box


  • Under-hook hoist/crane weighing
  • Cable tension monitoring
  • Towing/Mooring load monitoring
  • Crane safe load monitoring

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