A self-locking hook is a type of hook that automatically locks in place when a load is applied. This feature enhances safety by preventing accidental disengagement of the hook from the lifting attachment point.
EN 1677 is a European standard that specifies requirements and testing procedures for components used in lifting and load-bearing applications. It covers various types of lifting accessories, including hooks, chains, and other components. Compliance with this standard ensures that the equipment meets certain safety and quality standards.