Plate & Beam Hooks

These hooks are an efficient tool for handling, plates, beams, and other structural material in the horizontal or flat position.

The hooks are designed with a tapered opening which causes the hooks to pull up and wedge tightly on the edges of the material, thus providing the holding force while under load. The slot provided in the lower lip will permit the hook to straddle the web of a beam for lifting beam sections from the ends.

Item Number Capacity For Max.
Plate Sizes
Web Slot
Width
Hook
Width
Weight
464 1,500 LBS 1" 3/4" 3" 7 LBS
465 3,000 1 3/4 1 1/8 3 1/2 16
Dimensions given are in round numbers. We reserve the right to make changes to our designs at any time that may not be reflected in the table. Please ask for a Certified Dimension Print for current dimensions.

The sizes and capacities listed above are a reference to the most common sizes of this equipment. If you have a different capacity, irregular size or some other need that must be met by our equipment, we will be happy to design one of these pieces of equipment to meet your special needs while also meeting or exceeding our interpretation of the appropriate ANSI / ASME. standards.

Improper use of lifting equipment may cause serious injury or death.
Only a Qualified Operator, as defined by the ASME B30.20 Standards, shall operate equipment.
Read and understand General Warnings before operating equipment.

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