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Going Tree Top Climbing?

  Climbing For the thrill seekers among us high rope adventures are exhilarating, for the less intrepid they can be terrifying, even the knowledge that the safety precautions are practically foolproof doesn’t always alleviate the extreme apprehension! High rope courses, the safety systems and the...

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Technicalities of Zip Lines

  Climbing We may think that hair-raising zip lines are a fairly recent development, given that they are increasing in popularity as an adventurous leisure activity. In fact zip lines have been used as a means of transportation, of goods as well as people, in mountainous countries for many years. A...

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Clamp it with a rope cleat!

  T- Cleats Most dictionaries have at least two definitions for a rope cleat, the one we’re interested in is the one that says a cleat is ‘a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured’. This is a very simplified definition of the cleats that are available today,...

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Safety on High

  Blocks and Tackle for working at height Working at height is the main cause of fatalities in the construction industry, there are several reasons why this is so: Inadequate equipment Unguarded edges, for example on a roof Inappropriate use of equipment not specifically designed for the job...

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How Pulleys Changed the World

    As is the case with all the simple machines, that these days we couldn’t do without, the origin of the pulley system is unknown. It is thought that by 1500 BC, people in Mesopotamia were using rope pulleys for hoisting water. The first documented use of compound pulleys in a block and tackle...

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Keeping the turbines blowing in the wind...

 

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Dyneema® Rope Mooring the World's Largest Cruise Ship

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Two Kilometers of Rope Helps Secure Clean Power

  Dyneema Rope This case study demonstrates the qualities of Dyneema® rope. Off the coast of Zeebruggem, Belgium a 60 strong wind farm is being built. It is an enormous and demanding project. The lead contractor is DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering).  Here are just some of the...

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Uses of Safety Rope

  Safety Rope Safety rope is all around us in every industry, rope for sale is often safety related and it is one of its most common uses. For example, safety rope is a critical part of a firefighter’s kit and means the difference between life and death on a daily basis. This example clearly...

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Nautical Rope and Marine Rope

Ropes are an integral part of sailing. Nautical rope or marine rope , as it is sometimes called, have multiple uses whether that be to control the sails, to lift an anchor, to secure the boat, to secure loads and much more. As a sailor, rope is something you will have to get to grips with.

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Braided rope – what is it?

The way rope is constructed is integral to its performance and utility. It impacts the rope’s shape and how it performs with different loads.

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Industrial uses of ropes

Rope is one of the most multi-functional pieces of kit known to man. In industry such as marine, and utility such as pulling stumps and lashing cargo, its contribution is invaluable to the worker.

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Rope in Roadside Recovery Equipment

Modern recovery equipment is extremely sophisticated and is manufactured all over the world. The equipment systems vary, but all incorporate a number of ropes, bungees, shockcords, straps, and slings to aid in the winching and towing of vehicles that have run into difficulty on the road for a...

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Sliding Door Systems in the Automobile Industry

Think sliding doors in the automobile industry, and you automatically think ugly old space wagon. But actually sliding doors are used in a range of vehicles from vans to sports cars and have a variety of uses.

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Balustrade and Railing Systems in Public Spaces

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