# Sling Angle Calculator

**Introduction**

Calculating the sling angle is crucial in rigging and lifting operations as it directly affects the load’s stability and the forces exerted on the sling. To simplify this process, we can create a user-friendly sling angle calculator. This article will guide you through creating a calculator with precise calculations and a clean interface.

**How to Use**

Using the sling angle calculator is straightforward. Enter the values for the height and reach of the lift in the provided input fields. Click the “Calculate” button, and the result will display the accurate sling angle.

**Formula**

The formula to calculate the sling angle is given by:

Where:

- arctan is the arctangent function.
*π*is a mathematical constant (approximately 3.14159).- 180
*/π* converts the result from radians to degrees.

**Example Solve**

Let’s consider an example where the height is 5 meters and the reach is 8 meters.

After calculating, the sling angle is approximately 32.47 degrees.