Improve durability in lifting: Extreema® vs polyester round slings

polyester round sling besides an extreema round sling

Durability isn’t just a buzzword—it’s the foundation of sustainable and cost-efficient lifting. A sling’s ability to withstand wear and tear directly impacts its lifespan. Maintenance costs will decrease, and so will the overall environmental footprint. In this post, we will compare traditional polyester round slings with Extreema® round slings to showcase the differences. Challenges with Polyester Round Slings […]

Webbing Slings vs. Round Slings: Choosing the Right Lifting Sling

When choosing between webbing slings vs round slings, how do you decide which one to use? Selecting the appropriate lifting sling is important for safety and efficiency in material handling and lifting operations. Webbing and round slings are two popular options among the various lifting slings. While both serve the same essential purpose of lifting […]

UV Exposure: The Effects on Fiber Performance

At Lift-Tex®, we understand that choosing suitable materials for your applications is crucial to ensure longevity and performance. We know that UV resistance is a key concern for many of our customers, and we’re here to provide you with the insights you need to make informed decisions. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the UV […]

Dyneema vs HMPE: The Comparison

High-performance fibers have played an essential role in driving numerous innovations in advanced materials, often going unnoticed despite their impact. One such fiber that has garnered significant attention is Dyneema®, a brand name synonymous with exceptional strength, lightweight properties, and durability. However, what sets Dyneema® apart from generic High Modulus Polyethylene (HMPE) fibers, and why […]

Round Sling Damage Explained: Safety, Sustainability, and Savings

A round sling with a hole in its jacket

Round slings are an essential component in various lifting and rigging applications. They are valued for their flexibility, strength, and versatility. However, like any other equipment, sometimes round slings can sustain damage over time, compromising safety and hindering project progress. In this informative article, we will explore the reasons behind round sling damage, why immediate […]

Introducing our new name and modernized logo

Lift-Tex logo

Name Change Lift-tex® specializes in the manufacturing and developing heavy lift HMPE soft slings, with more than 50 years of experience. We felt it was time to change as our company grew and evolved. We have officially changed our name from Lift-Tex® Industrie B.V. to Lift-Tex® Heavy Lift Slings. We have refreshed our brand to […]

Enhance your entertainment production with the sleek Black Inferno®

Black inferno lifting a black truss

The Black Inferno®: heat-resistant soft sling is an innovative lifting solution with a sleek black finish that blends seamlessly with any set design or performance space. Not only does it provide a functional and reliable solution for your lifting needs, but it also adds to the overall aesthetic appeal of your production.The Black Inferno® is […]

Introducing the Extreema® XS sling to Wagenborg Nedlifts

Lifting a crane part with the XS round sling

We have teamed up with to introduce our latest innovation, the game-changing Extreema® XS sling, to Wagenborg Nedlift, which is used for the assembly and disassembly of cranes. This state-of-the-art product has been engineered to perfection, using only the finest materials to provide exceptional strength and long-lasting durability in a sleek, lightweight design. Our […]

Steelwind Nordenham GmbH cuts CO2 emission with Bio-Based Dyneema®

Lifting a monopile

Steelwind Nordenham GmbH has made a sustainable choice by selecting Bio-based Dyneema® over general HMPE for one of their projects earlier this year. The decision to use the eco-friendly option has resulted in a significant reduction in carbon emissions. In partnership with Avient Corporation, the reduction in CO2 emissions has been calculated to be 209T […]