Gleipnir is a product of Westcon, which specializes within lifting, guiding and handling equipment.

Products / Blocks / Snatch block

Standard specifications:

  • Design temperature -20 °C
  • 100% material traceability
  • Offshore / marine surface conservation. RAL 1003
  • Sheave with roller bearing
  • Lubrication points for all moveable parts
  • Fast and easy opening solution
  • Can be delivered accordance to:

o    Machine directive 2006/42/EC and the latest amendments
o    Norske Sjøfartsdirektoratet
o    Det Norske Veritas/ Germanischer Lloyd-  DNV•GL
o    Bureau Veritas  
o    Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
o    American Bureau of Shipping
o    Norsok R-CR-002, R-005N, R-003N
o    Statoil “sikker sikring”
o    SfS
o    HSC Loler

 Available options:

  • Alternative sheave sizes
  • Composite / High durability sheaves
  • Design temperature -40 °C
  • Wire guards to prevent from jamming of wire between sheave and side plate
  • Shackle / hinge / sliding bearing solution for head fitting connection
  • Additional surface conservation by means of metallization
  • Following arms for secure the wire   
  • Versatile design according to request (hinge opening, rotating side plate opening, welded traverse, mobile traverse, Construction in structural quality carbon steel,  stainless steel or aluminum etc.)

Enough clearance for passing of:

  • Closed spelter socket
  • Open spelter socket
  • Wire thimbles
  • Lightweight design for fast and easy change of wire
  • Custom design for various rated loads