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20-10-2016 Green Pin® Heavy Duty Fixed Nut Shackles
Avoid the risk of accidentally releasing a load when it is under dynamic load or when it is exposed to extreme vibrations: use the Green Pin® Heavy Duty Fixed Nut Shackles.

14-07-2016 Spotlight shackles
The new "Theatre" shackle is hardly visible, even in the spotlight.

14-07-2016 (U)TAGFR: One tag for inspection and identification
Combine inspection and identification using the new UTAGFR and TAGFR tags. These durable tags are easy to recognize and will simplify your inspections with the easily accessible countersunk RFID chips.

26-02-2016 Two new sizes Green Pin® Sling Shackles
In order to extend the applicability of our Green Pin® Sling Shackles, we have added two additional sizes to this product-range: WLL 7 and 12.5 tons.

08-02-2016 Green Pin® shackles for deepwater assembly by ROV
Van Beest introduces two new Green Pin® ROV Release and Retrieve shackles that have been designed specifically for deep-water lifting with an ROV. The new shackles have a special Fishtail- or D-handle that allow the ROV to easily assemble the shackle underwater.

16-12-2015 EXCEL® - Clevis pins for 5 mm hoisting chain
We would like to introduce a new Clevis Pin; suitable for both 5 mm lifting chain to EN818-2 and 5 mm hoisting chain to EN818-7.

15-10-2015 Green Pin® Snatch Blocks
Van Beest offers a wide range of Snatch blocks with Green Pin® Shackles (P-6951 - Type 601S) and Green Pin® Snatch blocks with hooks (P-6952 - Type 601H).
These blocks are available with a WLL of 2 t up to and including 15 t.

24-09-2015 Green Pin® ROV Shackles with locking clamp
Van Beest expands the range of Green Pin® ROV Release shackles with locking clamp with the introduction of several new sizes. The complete range from WLL 6.5 up to and including 150 t can be supplied directly from stock !
Shackles with WLL 200 and 250 t are available on request.

10-09-2015 EXCEL® - CRC, Clevis grab hooks, grade 8
Van Beest has expanded its range of EXCEL® Clevis grab hooks with a smaller size, which is suitable for
chain diameter 6 mm. The range now extends from 6 up to 16 mm.

02-07-2015 Green Pin® shackles with RFID
Van Beest now offers the option of RFID implementation on Green Pin® standard shackles.

18-06-2015 EXCEL® - UCRO, Eye grab hook, grade 10
Van Beest has recently finished development of the latest addition to the Excel grade 10 range: grade 10 Eye grab hooks.

04-06-2015 EXCEL® - CROI, Stainless Steel Eye grab hook
Van Beest has expanded its range of EXCEL® Stainless steel Eye grab hooks with a smaller size, which is suitable for
chain diameter 6 mm. The range now extends from 6 up to 13 mm.

28-05-2015 Green Pin® ROV Spring Release shackles
Green Pin® ROV Spring Release shackles cover a range from WLL 12 up to 150 tons.
All sizes can be supplied directly from stock.

26-03-2015 EXCEL® - Solutions for Sling identification
Van Beest offers several types of unmarked tags: aluminium, stainless steel, forged and RFID tags.
A sling shop can mark these tags to properly identify wire rope and chain assemblies.

29-01-2015 EXCEL® - CSECA, Swivel Sling hook with clevis
Van Beest has recently finished development of a new type of thrust bearing swivel system for the Excel Swivel sling hook with clevis, grade 8. We now have all sizes available from stock.

19-06-2014 EXCEL® - (U)GDV, Shortening clutch with double locking
Van Beest has developed a new type of shortening clutch.
This clutch is available from stock for diameters 8 and 13 mm grade 8 and grade 10 chain.

13-03-2014 Green Pin® Short bow sockets
Van Beest has recently taken stock of the most popular size of the Green Pin® Short bow socket.
This socket is suitable for wire rope 3” - 3 1/8”.

16-01-2014 EXCEL® - (U)TAGF, Forged identification tags
Van Beest has added a new type of identification TAG to the program: forged tags for grade 8 and grade 10 slings.

17-10-2013 EXCEL® - CRO, Eye grab hooks
Van Beest has expanded its range of EXCEL® Eye grab hooks with a smaller size, which is suitable for chain diameter 6 mm.
The range now extends from 6 up to 32 mm.

02-10-2013 Green Pin® Fixed Nut Shackles
Van Beest introduces an addition to the Green Pin® shackle program: Fixed Nut Shackles.
Green Pin® Standard, Polar and Super shackles can be equipped with an extra securing bolt which is drilled through the nut and shackle pin.

13-06-2013 EXCEL® Needle bearing swivels, grade 10 and 8
Van Beest introduces a new swivel type in grade 10: UELR, which replaces the UELD type swivel.
The eyes of the new UELR type are slightly bigger than those of the UELD type, which improves the performance of this product.
We have made the same modification to the grade 8 ELD type swivel, which is replaced by the new ELR type.

16-05-2013 Blocks
Van Beest has recently taken stock of a smaller size of Green Pin® Snatch block, type 601S with shackle.
This snatch block has a WLL of 2 t and suits wire rope diameter 7-9 mm.
Van Beest stocks a wide range of snatch blocks fitted with a Green Pin® shackle or a hook, and also single sheave malleable iron blocks for use with steel wire rope or fibre rope.

02-05-2013 Stainless Steel Shackles with safety bolts
Van Beest has recently added two types of shackles to the stainless steel program:
Stainless steel bow and dee shackles with safety bolts.

18-04-2013 Green Pin® Polar Turnbuckles
Van Beest introduces a new type of turnbuckle to the program: Green Pin® Polar Turnbuckles.
These are suitable for use under extreme climatic conditions, with a temperature range of -40°C up to +200°C.

03-04-2013 Green Pin® ROV Shackles
After the recent introduction of the Green Pin® ROV Release shackles, Van Beest expands the range with the introduction of three smaller sizes: WLL 6.5, 9.5 and 12 t.

21-03-2013 DNV Master links
Van Beest introduces a new type of master link and master link assembly to the program.
These master links are DNV type approved to certification note 2.7-1, lifting sets for offshore containers, certification no. S-5678.
They can be supplied directly from stock.

07-03-2013 EXCEL® - UMJ, Connecting Links grade 10
Van Beest has recently finished development of the latest addition to the Excel grade 10 range: grade 10 connecting links.
These links allow for easy connection of chains to master links or eye hooks.