Fortis2 Heavy-Lift Slings

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Fortis2 Heavy-Lift Slings

Fortis2 Slings are heavy-lift, multipart slings made with our Unitrex XS Max Wear synthetic cable that has a core of Honeywell Spectra® fiber encased with neoprene and a tough braided jacket of high-tenacity polyester. The result is a heavy-lift sling of Unitrex XS that has the durability and stiffness of a wire rope sling at a fraction of the weight.

U.S. Patent No. 9,296,593 B2

Singapore Patent No. 11201507689

Chinese Patent No. CN 105209368

  • 80% lighter than a comparable wire rope sling
  • Stiff enough to push under objects
  • More durable than traditional ber slings
  • One person able to lift eye to crane hook
  • Easy to inspect for damage
  • Will not corrode or rust
  • Will not soak up water or freeze

The Chafe Pro® HB Series is constructed of multiple layers of FJORD, Inc.’s specially formulated and designed heavy-duty nylon weaves.

Fortis2 models 84 and up now come with standard ChafePro® HB Series chafe protection for the eye of the sling.

Available on other Fortis2 sling sized upon request.

Abrasion testing has shown the Chafe-Pro HB Series to be more resistant to chafe abrasion than marine-grade fire hose and chafing gear made from such materials as ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMPE), Kevlar®, etc.

  • Chafe-Pro HB series multi-layer design
  • Easily removable for inspection
  • Chafe-Pro Shore Grip Technology on inner layer prevents slipping on eye
  • Easy latch system for quick opening of the material

Fortis2 slings are tagged with the Etiflex tag.

  • Ratings and warnings are molded into the tag, not printed
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Resistant to most solvents and petroleum products
  • Excellent UV resistance and all temperature performance
  • High-visibility, two-color design
  • Labels will not stain or mildew

Fortis2 Heavy-Lift Slings Specifications and Data

Weight Comparison

15 ft Sling (Text) Rated Capacity Vertical Tons (Number) Unit Weight (Lbs) Weight (Lbs)
Fortis2 Sling 50 44 0.9
9 Part Wire Rope 56 254 4.5
3 Part Wire Rope 46 200 4.4
Grade 80 Chain 36 363 10.1


Sling Model (Number) Color (Text) Rated Capacity - Vertical *(Lbs) Rated Capacity - Basket *(Lbs) Rated Capacity - Choker *(Lbs) Weight per Foot (Lbs) Standard Eye Size (Inches) Minimum Length (Feet)
44 Blue 28,000 56,000 22,400 0.7 22 7
53 Green 35,000 70,000 28,000 0.9 24 8
58 Orange 46,000 92,000 36,800 1.2 26 9
63 Yellow 58,000 116,000 46,400 1.4 28 10
71 Black 68,000 136,000 54,400 1.7 30 11
84 Blue 100,000 200,000 80,000 2.4 35 13
100 Green 128,000 256,000 102,400 3.3 40 15
115 Orange 160,000 320,000 128,000 4.3 45 17
125 Yellow 202,000 404,000 161,600 5.3 50 19
140 Black 250,000 500,000 200,000 6.6 55 21
170 Blue 338,000 676,000 270,000 9.4 60 24
180 Green 397,000 794,000 317,600 10.0 70 27
190 Orange 461,000 922,000 368,800 11.4 80 29
220 Yellow 550,000 1,100,000 440,000 14.5 90 33


* Rated capacity is based on 5:1 Design Factor.