Bishop Lifting Products
2012 April Newsletter!
Offshore Technology Conference -
April 30 - May 3 - Booth 1017

Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Bishop booth OTC 2012Conference is the world's foremost event for the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is held annually at Reliant Center in Houston. Each year, OTC attracts more than 70,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibiting companies representing more than 110 countries.

Come visit Bishop Lifting Products in booth 1017!   
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Plasma Ropes Used to Move & Secure Rig



Cortand Plasma Ropes Brochure

Product Spotlight - Power Team

Power TeamFrom inflatable jacks, torque wrenches, hydraulic pumps, cylinders and valves to clamping components and hydraulic accessories, Power Team brand high-force tools and equipment are used wherever strong, concentrated force is required - on construction sites, in power plants, on rail lines, in shipyards, in mining operations and more.


The product categories Power Team offers are:

  • Lifting Cylinders (rams)
  • Hydraulic Pumps
  • Hydraulic Accessories (gauges, valves, manifolds)
  • Shop Equipment (presses, floor cranes, )
  • Jacks (bottle, toe, inflatable, rail road)
  • Mechanical Tools (torque wrenches, nut splitters, spreaders, punches)
  • Bearing Pullers (pushers, pullers, sets


 Click here for a full catalog of Power Team tools.

DNV - Weld Procedure Systems


Bishop Lifting Products, Inc. has a Det Norske Vertas (DNV) Welding Spreader Barsapproved Weld Procedure Specification (WPS), qualified by extensive mechanical testing and cold weather testing at negative 60 degrees Fahrenheit (negative 51 Celsius).  We have the capability to design, fabricate, and test offshore containers, portable offshore units, lifting appliances, and sling arrangements at our Houston facility.  We are also able to provide lifting products with European Conformity (CE) markings.  With this marking, these select products are allowed free movement within the European marketplace.  We are also able to design, fabricate and test cranes to Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), and DNV crane classifications.


DNV Standards:

DNV 2.7-1 Offshore Containers

DNV 2.7-3 Portable Offshore Units

DNV 2.22  Lifting Appliances

In This Issue


OTC Houston - Booth 1017


Plasma Ropes


Product Spotlight - Power Team

DNV Weld Procedures


Liftmax Pallet Lifters

Rigging Tip
Shackle Pin Pads 

 The pin area of a shackle can cause synthetic slings to cut or tear.  Placing synthetic slings on the pin should be avoided.  If you must rig on the pin, protect your sling with a Shackle Pad.

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LiftmaxPallet Lifters



  • Used to lift pallets with a crane

  • Mutiple top lifting holes for shackle adjustment to compensate for center of gravity changes

Click here to order or for more information!


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