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All About Anodizing & Plating

This article talks about: The differences between plating and anodizing Anodizing Methods Application The differences between plating and anodizing Anodizing and plating are 2 different processes for applying a coating on metal.   Plating Anodizing Purpose Used to make something look good. Used to...

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Circus Tent Erection - Blocks, Pulleys and More

Here at Ronstan we know our blocks and pulleys are used for a large number of exciting tasks – such as erecting a circus tent! Now this may seem like quite a mammoth task, but with the right parts, and the know-how, it can be as easy as pie. 

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Catenary Lighting

The definition of catenary is “a curve formed by a wire, rope, or chain hanging freely from 2 points that are not in the same vertical line.” Suspending your lighting across wires means you can have fewer obtrusive poles and can concentrate or dilute your lighting as you wish – for example you may...

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Enhance Your Next Project With Structural Rods

There is no limit to what can be achieved with the intelligent use of rods working together in tension. Glazed curtain walls, tensioned fabric roofs, and suspension bridges, all can depend on structural rods as the primary load carrying elements. The results are structures of unique depth and...

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Tensile Architecture Feature Project - Pedestrian Bridge, Cedar Rapids

  The Cedar Rapids Convention Center The tensile architecture bridge connects the Cedar Rapids Convention Center to the car park across the street. It is designed to help manage the traffic and replaces a parking layout which was destroyed in a flood in 2008. It is the perfect solution for managing...

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Ronstan components in action!

  Balanced Body provide professional Pilates equipment to studios and direct to consumers. Ronstan provide several key components for the manufacture of their Pilates range and are delighted to see a reference to us in their recent blog article on how Pilates can help sailors.

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How Ronstan helps provide shade structures where you need it......

Shade Haven provide portable shade structures. The 40-foot wide shade cloth provides 1,200 square feet of shade that can be set up or put away in minutes. Shade Haven was originally developed to provide movable shade for cattle and can now be found throughout the US on grazing dairy and beef farms...

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Take A Swing and the RF-75 Swivel!

Take A Swing produce specialist swings; the swings can be motorized, portable and be hung from the wall, ceiling or rafters. Take A Swing also produce specialist therapy swing seats.

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Ronstan Cables - New Bridge Marked by Striking Sculptures

New Bridge Marked By Striking Sculptures It took over 2000 Ronstan cables to make up four sculptural sails marking the gateways to the recently completed   Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge, which links the cities of Worcester and Shrewsbury together. The sails are 46 feet high and 51 feet long. The...

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Tensile Architecture Is All Around Us

Ronstan has contributed to some of the world’s most intriguing examples of tensile architecture. Aesthetically unique designs in suspension bridges, glass curtain walls, fabric architecture, and lighting have been made possible by structural cables and rods acting in tension to carry loads to...

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Ronstan Rods & Hardware in Winning House Design

  Winning House Design Ronstan works with winning team in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition? This year the Stevens Institute of Technology team competed against 13 other collegiate teams to win the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, California. The challenge was to build a cost...

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Ropes for Daily Outdoor Use

There are many different kinds of rope, and lots of them are good in specific contexts. You can never really have enough rope lying around. But one might wonder which kinds of rope are best for general, every day, outdoor use. In this article we will look at some of your options for just this....

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Types of Carabiners (Carbine Hooks) for Daily Usage

The carabiner or carbine hook is a useful bit of kit, some even go as far as to say they are the ‘unsung heroes’ of the climbing world. There are however many options in terms of types, parts, shapes, gate options, and finally how you utilize them. In this article we are going to walk you through...

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Our Products - Trusted for Safety

Ronstan products are developed using high quality materials. Our products are trusted globally. We have specific equipment for ”working at height” jobs, for example: Wind turbine climbing kit Roof climbing kit Climbing kit for towers such as theatre stage towers, telecoms towers Overhead line...

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How to set up an Outrigger

Outriggers are a great addition to any fisherman’s boat as they enable them to increase their total catch. It is a part of the boat’s rigging composed of poles, which extend the boat. They enable the user to drop lines further away from the boat than if an outrigger was not in use, meaning there is...

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Ronstan’s end-to-end design, manufacture and distribution operation delivers high specification products for all serious hardware applications.

Our state-of-the-art design facilities and manufacturing plant handles more than 4.9 million units each year.

As one of the top three sailboat hardware brands globally we know what it is like to deliver great equipment that can handle challenging conditions.