Pipe Roller Cradle PRC36-48S



  • Various cradle assemblies for pipe size 2″ (51 mm) through 60″ (1,524 mm) are available, along with replacement rollers.
  • Darby PRC06-12 has 10 rollers to more evently distribute the load, some competitors use 8.
  • The cradle design provides quick disassembly for transit and storage.
  • Multiple urethane rollers spaced to support the pipe evenly and to prevent “egging”.
  • Darby uses springs between rollers which allows rollers to align themselves depending on the load, and reduces cable wear. Some competitors use pipe or cable clamps.
  • 9″ rollers have factory sealed ball bearings.
  • All springs and axles are zinc plated to prevent corrosion.
  • Lifting eye made from T1 steel and reinforced to reduce wear.
  • The lifting lug on a Darby PRC extends through the head iron and is welded on the top and bottom of the head iron, making it stronger and more secure, and for maximum lifting capacity.
  • All Darby cradles have had finite element analysis calculations performed on the weldments.
  • Swaged sleeve to achieve maximum cable strength and meet OSHA requirements.
  • The wire assembly meets the ANSI B-30-9 sling requirements, OSHA 1910.184, and OSHA 1926-251 material handling requirements.
  • CE Compliant

Technical Specifications:

Pipe Size Range 36″ – 48″
Head Iron Design Single
Working Load 34,694.5 lbs (15,736.9 kg)
Rope Diameter 1″
# of Rollers 16
Weight 1740 lbs (789.3 kg)