The Crosby Group is pleased to introduce the new forged alloy steel2169 Series shackles. The 2169 Series have the same attributes as our 2160 “WideBody” shackles but with a screw pin design. The 2169 Series significantly improves thelife of wire rope slings and can be used to connect HIGH STRENGTH round slings,synthetic round slings and wire rope slings. The increase in shackle bow radius of the2169 Series provides minimum 58% gain in sling bearing surface. In addition, the 2169Series increases the usable sling strength a minimum of 15%.The 2169 is available in 7, 12.5 and 18 metric tonnes capacities, as well as in agalvanized or self colored finish.