Overhaul Options for Your TALON Cargo HooksEven though Onboard's TALON cargo hooks give some of the longest TBOs in the industry, at some point, you will need to overhaul that hook. Here's an overview of your options. Read more …
June 27, 2022
Repair Station ImprovementsWe've been taking steps to improve our repair station services to help our customers get their equipment back in the field as quickly as possible. Read more …
June 08, 2018
Streamline the Overhaul Process for your Onboard HookHere are some tips that you can use to make sure your cargo hook equipment sails through the overhaul process as quickly as possible when you send it in for factory service. Read more …
June 15, 2015
Another Tip to Expedite the Overhaul ProcessWhen you need to send in your equipment for an overhaul—whether due to TBO (time between overhauls) or hours in use—time is of the essence. Here's another tip to help expedite the overhaul process. Read more …
September 16, 2013
Improved Maintenance InformationOnboard Systems cargo hooks have some of the longest TBOs in the industry. For optimal safety and performance, regular maintenance and adherence to the overhaul schedule are essential. Let's review your options. Read more …
December 15, 2012
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