Wire Mesh Slings are specialty slings with limited applications. Machine shops and steel warehouses where they handle lengths of bar or round stock are good applications. High tensile steel wire is formed into spirals and connected together with straight pins and brazing. Alloy steel triangle and choker fittings are connected to either end. A wide bearing surface helps to protect and balance the load. Single plane flexibility allows for tight choker hitches. Wire mesh slings may be used in temperatures up to 550°F (260°C). Chain Mesh Slings excel in rugged applications, and are widely used in metalworking shops and stevedoring where abrasive conditions or hot environments damage and destroy synthetic slings.