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Load Test Bags & Load Measuring

The Canflex load test bags including Crane Test Water Bags, Low Headroom Test Water Bags and Lifeboat / Davit Test Water Bags are all water filled bags which are designed as a safe, practical and economical method of non-destructive testing and checking the structural integrity of cranes, davits, lifeboats, link spans, ramps and lifts, floors and bridges. Water weights are a popular alternative to solid weights as they are safer to use and can offer cost savings in transportation, storage and labor. When performing load tests using water weights, gradual application of the load allows problems to be identified prior to attaining maximum load. ABS Weight & Volume Certificate / verification of load & capacity is available for all Canflex Water Bags. All products are Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management Standard. Canflex (USA) Inc. holds certificate No FM 517957.

Load Test & Measuring Products


When using the Canflex Crane Test Water Bags the load is always measured accurately with a certified load cell or flowmeter, so exact weight variations required during testing is always achieved by simply filling or dumping the bags. Canflex has a wide range of tension load cells from 5 to 500 Tonne that are available from stock for purchase. These load cells are of linear construction avoiding zero movement effect on calibration and giving industry leading accuracy. Also available, load measuring shackles that can be used in place of a standard shackle to determine the actual weight of the load. All new equipment is supplied complete with a calibration and proof test certificates. Full user instructions are provided.


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