Among the three types of slings, chain slings are the most suited for industrial applications and heavy load lifting. As a result, chain slings are extensively used in steel production plants and environments operating at high temperatures (up to 400-degree Fahrenheit). Chain slings are designed for continuous use, all thanks to their durable strength and long life. They are also more suited to be used in facilities with harsh conditions like foundries and heavy machine factories.
Advantages of web sling: Strength, durability, heavy loads, long life.
Disadvantages of web sling: Heavy, higher purchase cost, difficult to handle.