Instrumented load shackles are forged from high-tensile stainless steel and are designed for weighing and lifting in harsh environments. Instrumented load shackles provide a simple and practical method of obtaining tensile load measurement in various industries. Instrumented load shackles are available in the capacity range from 1 ton to 650 tons and proof loaded to 150% of the normal loaded load. Furthermore, cable tension monitoring, towing tension, crane weight, under-hook hoist and crane safe load monitoring are some of the typical areas where instrumented load shackles find applications in the global market. Instrumented load shackles are used for marine & industrial application stainless steel pin, and are fitted with an anti-rotation plate and a loading bobbin.
The manufacturers of instrumented load shackles provides additional and special options such as integral signal conditioning, offshore & subsea versions, special electrical connections and centralising load bobbin, among others. The centralising bobbin helps increase the overall accuracy in certain cable applications. Furthermore, the fully submersible version supplied with underwater mateable connectors offers wide applications, and radio telemetry helps in transmitting data without any cable connection.
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Instrumented Load Shackle Market:Dynamics:
Shackle load cells in the shackle body help provide accuracy up to 0.15% over the wide capacity ranges owing to the integration of dual-sensing elements. Furthermore, the incorporation of load sensors helps provide optimum results even while shifting or swinging loads. Moreover, the stringent regulations and standards for the designing and manufacturing of efficient instrumented load shackles with high accuracy or minimum error are estimated to fuel the growth of the instrumented load shackle market during the forecast period. Moreover, optional wireless display, wide capacity range, environmentally sealed and high compatibility with digital displays are also among factors expected to drive the instrumented load shackle market over the forecast period.
Significant applications of instrumented load shackles in harsh & rush environments and their relatively simple & efficient operation as compared to their counterparts are expected to boost the global instrumented load shackle market during the forecast period. Furthermore, special options, such as radio telemetry, integral signal conditioning, and usage across offshore or subsea operations, are also likely to fuel the demand for instrumented load shackles in the coming years.
Easy installation with low maintenance with an option of integrating rotating bobbin for minimizing any point-load effects and centralising the load is also expected to drive the global instrumented load shackle market during the forecast period.
Instrumented Load Shackle Market:Segmentation:
The global instrumented load shackle market can be segmented on the basis of capacity type and application.
On the basis of capacity type, the global instrumented load shackle market is segmented into:
- Up to 150 Tonne
- 150 – 300 Tonne
- 300 – 450 Tonne
- Above 450 Tonne
On the basis of application, global instrumented load shackle market is segmented into:
- Cable Tension Monitoring
- Towing Tension
- Crane Weight
- Crane Safe Load Monitoring
Instrumented Load Shackle Market:Regional Outlook:
Europe is estimated to account for a significant share in the global instrumented load shackle market owing to significant investments, stringent safety standards and growing demand from the marine industry.Asia Pacific has witnessed substantial growth owing to investments in Japan, Korea and China. Furthermore, the mandatory practice of load monitoring in countries, such as India, China, Vietnam and other ASEAN countries, to gain maximum profit in instrumented load shackle market is also facilitating market growth. Latin America and the Middle East & Africa are also expected to witness substantial growth in the instrumented load shackle market owing to strong demand from countries such as Brazil, the UAE, South Africa and Turkey. North America is expected to follow Europe in the global sales of instrumented load shackles owing to a significant focus on load monitoring and marine activities.
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Instrumented Load Shackle Market:Market Participants:
Some of the market participants in the global instrumented load shackle market are:
- Rugged Controls, LLC
- Load Cell Central
- LCM Systems
- Interface Inc.
- Applied Measurements Ltd.
- Mazzella Companies
- Delphi Measurement Pty Ltd
- James Fisher and Sons plc