lTong shape has been designed to provide a sure grip on poles and logs up to 25″ (63cm) in diameter. Painted bright orange for job site identification. Upset forged round alloy steel for optimum tensile strength and durability. All Dixie lifting tongs are proof loaded to 2 times the working load limit then affixed with a permanent metal identification tag. Written certification is also supplied at time of shipment. Lifting tongs are supported by either a screw pin shackle or nut & bolt safety shackle with a ring.