(c) 1997 - 2011 CADFEM Limited All rights reserved Lifting Lug software The software below uses Finite Element Analysis to calculate the maximum lifting loads for Lifting Lugs The complex technical detail is hidden from the User who is left with an easy to use, yet, simple application. Extra brackets can be added at a later stage without re-working the application.. The lifting load is calculated in real-time as the User alters the various parameters. Reporting is automatic and created in standard PDF format