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Industrial Door Applications

Industrial units require high level security due to the plethora of materials and machinery that are inside such units. Therefore the door used is imperative to security.

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Stainless Steel Structural Rod Systems in Entrance Structures

Entrance structures are there to make an impact. Whether a hotel lobby or a business foyer, you automatically judge a company or organisation when you enter their building. This means the entrance structure must be beautifully designed to get the best possible impact.

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Stainless Steel Structural Rod Systems in Sports Facilities

The outside of a sports facility is often more important than the inside. The external look of a stadium has a dramatic impact on the local landscape and is likely to form a staple part of the community for some time after creation.

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Garage and Barn Door Construction

Barns are increasingly popular party venues either for weddings, conferences, or other occasions. The doors are often the first thing to create a visual impact and so they have to be good.

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What is Dyneema® Rope? What is the Dyneema® Rope Breaking Strength?

What is Dyneema®? Dyneema© is an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMwPE) fiber. It is manufactured using a heat treatment process under tension and then a gel spinning process to provide strength and softness.  As part of the process the fibres are kept in uniform lengths providing a...

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The many uses of carabiner clips, swivels & quick links

The marine industry demands strong, light rigging equipment for both ease of use and performance. These demands are in both recreational and work or industrial environments. These clips were developed for the marine industry but the wide variety of these handy carabiner clips, swivels and quick...

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Pulleys at Work - Cameras

Movie films began in the 1890s when motion-picture cameras were invented, this was the start of the establishment of the first film production companies and, amid great excitement, the first public cinemas. These early films were less than a minute long, they were in black and white, and, until...

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Lifting Hoist Gear

Safety The regulations to ensure the safety of any lifting gear are very stringent; they cover every piece of large equipment that could possibly be used including cranes, forklift trucks, hoists, elevating work platforms, etc. They also cover the lifting accessories, the pieces of equipment used...

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Helicopter Rescue Equipment - Pulleys at Work

Rescue Equipment Helicopter rescue equipment shows how pulleys at work are essential. Everyone knows that helicopters play a vital role in the rescuing of casualties and others in difficulties, be it a very sick or injured patient that needs to get to hospital quickly, or the victim of an accident...

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Abseiling for a Living - Pulleys at Work

Many people would regard abseiling a leisure activity, not so those brave workers that dangle from ropes down the sides of high-rise buildings in order to clean the windows, abseiling for them is their job!

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Stainless Steel Rods and Suspension Bridges

The suspension bridge is a piece of architectural infrastructure that has changed the landscape of many great cities across the globe. They are always a landmark wherever they are. The technical definition of a suspension bridge is a bridge that has the load bearing section hung between suspension...

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Stainless Steel Rods in Exhibition Centres

Stainless steel structural rod systems are in use across a number of sectors. They are perfect for exhibition buildings and spaces as they provide a certain degree of alterability and also add to the look of the space.

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Pulley Block Parts - Sheaves

Pronounced ‘shiv’ the sheave is not simply another word for the pulley as commonly thought. It is, a mechanical wheel that forms part of the pulley block mechanism, and is also used to aid lifting large and otherwise immovable objects. It comes in a range of metals, each of which is specifically...

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How Pulley Systems Work and Block and Tackle Pulley Definition

Just about everyone has seen a crane working at a building site, but have you noticed its attached mechanisms? (Its block tackle & pulley systems) If you look carefully you’ll notice there’s a block and tackle, an indispensible piece of equipment which can be seen in numerous places and for...

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What is a Stainless Steel Shackle?

A stainless steel shackle is just one component of several that are used in the erection of rigging, be it rigging that hoists the sails on a yacht or rigging that is used for building permanent or semi-permanent structures such as industrial crane rigging.

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