There are several situations in which vehicle recovery equipment is used to help recover a vehicle that is, for whatever reason, no longer on the road. Whether this is an accident or an incident in which the person has gotten themselves stuck off road, recovery equipment is meant to help extract the vehicle from the situation and get it back on the road, or relocate this to a mechanic for repairs. There are several options for those who carry recovery equipment with them to help out a fellow driver in need. At All-Ways Rigging, we stock some of the best recovery rigging equipment that can be used for situations in which a tow is needed.
Global Synthetic Tow Slings
These two slings are great for those who simply want to place something into their back of their vehicle in the event that these are needed. They come in their own heavy duty bag to ensure that they are always ready to go. Some of the highlights of this option includes:
- Comes in 6 m or 10 m lengths
- Are considered lightweight
- Does have the shackles to hook onto the vehicle that is trying to be recovered
These are a common recovery equipment for every person to carry in the event of an emergency.
Mongoose Heavy Duty Tow Strap
This heavy duty strap is great for those who may be dealing with 4WD vehicles or heavy duty vehicles. The strap is completely flexible, and has other benefits which include:
- High strength to weight ratio
- Due to its flexibility reduces the strain on back and body when assisting with vehicle recovery
- Reduces the recoil that is often found with other types of straps
4WD Recovery Straps
In situations in which 4WD is being used to help with vehicles recovery, there are other types of straps that can be used in these situations. The use of a Snatch Strap is meant to be used by 4WD when trying to recovery a vehicle that is bogged down. There are various sizes and lengths that a person can carry. In addition, a person may carry a winch extension strap in the event that they are using an electric or hand winch that needs more strap length.
Along with the right types of straps, you may find that a winch is necessary when trying to recovery a vehicle. Many times the weight and strength of the vehicles alone is not enough to get out a damaged or water bogged vehicle. There are several recovery winches to choose from, all of which can be used in various scenarios. The idea is that with the proper equipment, no matter what type of vehicle recovery situation in which you arrive to, you will be able to remove the vehicle from the situation.