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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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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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Stainless Steel Shackles for Tree Felling

Mention tree felling and many people will immediately imagine a singing lumberjack wearing a tartan shirt with a saw or an axe in his hand! In fact there’s much much more to tree felling than the feller himself.

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When is a pulley not a pulley?

Answer : when there are more than 2 and then they become a block and tackle. A single pulley   A single pulley is seldom used on its own, generally several of them are used in the commonly known ‘block and tackle’ systems, an individual pulley being a block and, in an assembly of more than one...

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What do we use cleats for?

Cleats are simply a  V ridged groove tool that helps hold ropes firmly. They do not host any moving parts due to their usage as this would make them vulnerable to breakage or seizure. The cleat allows the rope to be released by a short upward and backward pull. Rope entering the cleat should be...

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Stainless Steel Cable in Mezzanines

With house prices showing no sign of letting up, developers and architects are increasingly looking for ways to maximise space in innovative and attractive ways. Mezzanines are effective design tools to do just that whether in a domestic or commercial setting. Stainless steel cable can be used for...

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Cable Railing Systems for Outdoor Decking

Outdoor decking is one of the most rewarding home investments you can make, as research shows that it can significantly add value to your property.

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Cable Railing System Regulations

Cable railing systems are used in a variety of contexts but one element remains the same; they must be sturdy and the material for the balustrade structure must be fit for purpose, and rigid. Railings are a series of horizontal rails with vertical polls supporting at various intervals and are...

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Stainless Steel Truss System Examples

Stainless steel truss systems are used by roofers, engineers, and builders to shape infrastructure. The systems form the shell of a project in such industries, and are the first thing in place when erecting a structure.

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Stainless Steel Cable Balconies

Balconies, much like mezzanines, are becoming an increasingly popular way to add the feeling of space to a whole host of properties. Balconies are technical structures, and there are more than several options to consider when contemplating the balcony build.

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No monkeying about – tree felling safety

Tree surgeons need a whole host of equipment to keep them safe in the workplace of the canopy. Tree felling is an art, and those who undertake the work rely on a network of rope, bungee cords, straps, and slings, to keep them mobile in the tree tops.

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