Basic chain sling configurations are often described using a 3 or 4 letter code, one letter for each item in the sling configuration. For instance, SSG describes a single leg chain sling with a sling hook on top and a grab hook at the bottom.
To make your life easier, we have prepared a visual cheat sheet of the 32 most common chain sling configurations with their codes. It is free to download and print!
If A precedes the group of letters, then a device to adjust the length has been added. The letter A stands for “Adjustable”. There are to styles of adjusters : Type A or Type B.