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

Products / Blocks / Lead Block

"Gleipnir designs lead blocks / lead block arrangements according to its appliaction needs. Innovation, continued development for better solutions, and cost efficiency are the key stones for our products."

Standard specifications:

  • Design temperature -20 °C
  • 100% material traceability
  • Offshore / marine surface conservation.
  • Lubrication points for all moveable parts
  • Design in accordance with:
    • Machine directive 2006/42/EC and the latest amendments
    • Norske Sjøfartsdirektoratet
    • Det Norske Veritas/ Germanischer Lloyd DNV•GL
    • DNV-OS-E101
    • Bureau Veritas
    • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
    • American Bureau of Shipping
    • Norsok R-CR-002, R-005N, R-003N
    • Statoil “sikker sikring”
    • SfS
    • HSC Loler

Available options:

  • Alternative sheave sizes
  • High durability sheaves
  • Design temperature -40 °C

Available as:

  • Horizontal / vertical lead block. Can be bolted or welded to a structure
  • Flag lead block. Can be bolted or welded to a structure.
  • 360o lead block. Can be bolted or welded to a structure.

Standard designs for bolting or welding to I and rectangular beams available.

Typical available designs:

Horizontal / Vertical Lead block
Design Loads: 1 up to 500 T wire pull

Flag block
Design Loads: 1 up to 500 T wire pull
Available as:

  • With structure for mounting to hull structure / ship side
  • Deck mounted
  • With counterweight

Flag block “Bulls eye type”
Design Loads: 1 up to 500 T wire pull
Available as:

  • With structure for mounting to hull structure / ship side
  • Deck mounted
  • With counterweight

360o Lead block
Design Loads: 1 up to 250 T wire pull
Available as:

  • Double sheave type with or without balanced head
  • Flange mounted. For mounting to hull structure or boom tip or other similar structures
  • Rooster head configuration