Stage Rigging Hardware

Carr Lane Manufacturing offers a variety exclusive stage rigging hardware products for the theater and film industries including wagon brakes, lifting pins, ball lock pins, hoist rings and threaded insert products. Browse all of our stage rigging hardware products below and in our online catalog.

Wagon Brakes

Wagon Brakes are an incredibly important piece of staging rigging equipment that can prevent scenery from moving during the movement of performers by lifting the scenery off some or all of its casters. Designed specifically for stage usage, the Glow-in-the-dark Wagon Brakes are supplied in industry exclusive black zinc plated steel with very powerful, 8+ hour glow-in-the-dark handles.

Lifting Pins

Stage rigging lifting pins with a single-acting ball lock pin with a solid, one-piece body and four balls for high tension loads. Positive locking until released by pushing the button. Sturdy forged shackle for heavy lifting. Monaganese phosphate finish provides excellent lubricity and corrosion resistance.

Lifting Pins Alloy Steel
Lifting Pins Stainless Steel

Ball Lock Pins

Precision alignment pin with a ground shank. This popular single-acting type is positive locking until released by pushing the button, which moves the center spindle forward to allow the locking balls to retract into a radial groove. This type of stage rigging hardware has the widest range of types and sizes. Available in steel or stainless steel. Made in USA.

Hoist Rings

The original safety-engineered hoist ring. Pivots 180 degrees and swivels 360 degrees simultaneously to allow lifting from any direction, perfect for stage rigging applications. Safety factor = 5:1

Threaded Inserts

These key-locking threaded inserts are ideal for thread reinforcement, especially when the mating stud or bolt will be removed frequently. Available in USA ID thread sizes from #10-24 to 1-1/2"-12 and metric sizes from M5 to M24. They provide strong, permanent steel threads in a weaker parent material - ferrous, non-ferrous, or non-metallic. Key Inserts are perfect for stage rigging applications as they are well suited for quick repair of stripped, damaged, or worn threads.