Rigging Training Workshop - Find CG by Test Lift

With four quick lifts, raising the load only a few inches, a rigger can confirm:

a) The load's estimated weight
b) The load's approximate center-of-gravity (CG)
c) The approximate load at each pick point

Find the approximate weight and the location of the CG of the load in the diagram. Answers provided below.

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Happy trails to all my crane and rigging friends,
Mike Parnell
ITI-Field Services

P.S.  This article was originally published in The Professional Rigger Newsletter - Find CG by Test Lift.

 

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