3 Parts Of Eye Bolts

Rigging Eye Bolt

Eye bolt is everywhere, one of the most popular types of rigging hardware, do you know eye bolt?

Just like slings, sling hooks, and shackles, turnbuckle, eye bolt come in a number of different designs and configurations. Eye Bolts can be used as a connection point for rigging, anchoring, pulling, pushing, or hoisting applications.

Although eye bolts are commonly used in industrial applications, they’re also commonly misunderstood or used incorrectly.This is why we wrote this article to figure out the time about the different types of eye bolts and how or when they can be used.

We are starting talking from the parts of eye bolts, usually there’s 3 parts of eye bolts.

  1. Eye – loop formed at the top that can be either bent, welded, or forged
  2. Shoulder – “skirt” where the eye and shank come together designed to resist bending
  3. Shank – threaded shaft that attaches to the eye

Always ensure that the eye bolt that you select meets or exceeds the working load limit for the task at hand and is comparable to the WLL of the slings and other rigging hardware being used.

If you want to know more about eye bolt, feel free to contact us.



Load Binders in Transportation and Logistics
Load binder is a fundamental tool used to fasten and...
Types and Application of Rigging Hooks
Rigging hooks are essential components in material...
Common Applications of Eye Bolts
Eye bolts are in a wide array of industries and settings...
What's a good quality eye bolt?
When it comes to high-quality eye bolts, several key...
3 Common Materials of Rigging Shackles
The choice of material for shackles plays a significant...
How to identify good quality shackles?
Nowadays, plenty of manufacturers are producing and...
What is a wire rope clip?
Wire rope is an extremely versatile mechanical device...
What’s chain shackles?
A shackle, common connecting link, is a U-shaped, load...
The Difference Between Rigging Screws And Turnbuckles
Turnbuckles and Rigging Screws are common rigging components...
3 Common Types Of Rigging Hardware
Using the right rigging equipment for shifting and...