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Dual Bearing Core Blocks in Temporary Telecommunications Tower Systems

Selecting the right core block for your pulley system is largely dependent on the load conditions that the final product will be subjected to. The primary consideration is whether the system will be exposed to a static load or a dynamic load. From there, the next consideration is the level of...

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Solid Bearing vs Ball Bearing Pulley Blocks

Load type is a major consideration that affects which block to use in your pulley system. Static loads are stationary, applying their weight consistently to the same area of the bearing, but dynamic loads are often in motion and require a bearing that can evenly distribute that force.

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Engineering Fitness Equipment with Rope that Won't Fray, Loosen, or Break

Workout routines such as Pilates have more in common with sailing than you may initially think. Both must be designed with components that are load rated for maximum performance and easy for the end user to operate smoothly. The ropes used in pilates have to be especially durable in order to...

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Fiber Rope vs. Steel Wire Rope: Which Types of Rope are Best for Industrial Applications?

Choosing the right type of rope is essential to the success of industrial projects. Fiber rope and steel wire rope each have their advantages, but the degree to which they are effective depends greatly upon the application.

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Types of Pulley Systems: Block and Tackle Rigging at Work

Through the centuries the block and tackle system has been optimized to meet the evolving needs of the professionals who use it. Today, block and tackle systems power innumerable daily tasks from recreational yachting to helicopter rescues and more. Here’s a closer look at how the system works and...

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Why You Should Use Industrial Hardware When Designing Commercial Gym Equipment

Commercial gym equipment is subject to repetitive, aggressive wear-and-tear, which can lead to machine downtime that costs gym owners in ROI and member retention. Installing the right parts in fitness machines can mean the difference between routine preventative maintenance and regular professional...

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Increasing the Longevity of Commercial Gym Equipment

Commercial gym equipment is designed to function under constant stress and repetitive motion, but when parts do break or fail, professional repairs represent a hefty expenditure and lengthy downtime that can drive away members.

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Sterilization Techniques for Stainless Steel Veterinary Hardware

In all medical environments, the sterilization of equipment is a necessary step to take to avoid spreading infections. While small medical instruments like scalpels and surgical scissors receive routine attention by being sterilized in solutions and in autoclaves, larger sets of equipment, such as...

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Reliable Overhead Track Systems for Rehabilitation

In the past, patients who were injured, disabled, balance deficient, or weakened due to injury needed to rely on additional staff to help them ambulate and conduct physical therapy exercises. This led to increased costs for rehabilitation centers and a strict dependence on skilled human labor.

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How New Hardware is Transforming the Telecommunications Industry

As the widespread deployment of 5G networks inches closer to becoming a reality, everyone in the telecommunications industry is being forced to consider how such a change in hardware could impact, and radically change, the way we live and communicate with each other.

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How to Choose the Right Rigging Products for Extendable Tower Systems

Extendable tower systems, including mobile and temporary tower systems, are used for everything from telecommunications to scientific research. The need for these systems is only expected to increase.

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Why Marine Rigging Products are Best Suited for Outdoor Tower Systems

For centuries, the marine industry has been used as a testing ground for the durability and effectiveness of rigging products used for industrial, medical, entertainment, and safety purposes.

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Improving the Quality of the Rope and Pulley to Reduce Friction and Increase Umbrella Longevity

Few people will stop to consider the quality of the rope and pulley in the umbrella or shade system above them as they sit by the pool and eat their lunch. But they’ll certainly start thinking about it if the umbrella is difficult to open or the rope and pulley system fails and the entire shade...

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Building Shade Systems: Rated Loads vs. Non-Rated Loads

Once constructed, the reliability of a building shade system shouldn’t be something to worry about. But if your building shade system is made with components and aren’t load-rated, you won’t know how much weight or pressure your system can take before it fails.

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How Non-Rated Components Could Compromise Your Shading System

People across the world have come to rely on shading systems to protect them against harmful UV rays, to make their days more comfortable and enjoyable, and even to protect the interiors of the buildings they occupy from overheating. In the past, simple shading systems like umbrellas and awnings...

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