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Pad Eyes - Folding, Round, Bolt Through, Screw In

  Pad Eye Round Base 4 x M10 What is a pad eye? A pad eye is a device that a line runs through to provide an attachment point, they are often found on boats, and often welded or bolted to the deck or the hull of the boat. They are made typically of steel and consist of an opening for the line,...

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C, T & V Cleats & Rope Stoppers

What is a cleat? In simple terms a cleat is a device for securing a line, the term was first applied to pieces of metal or wood with projecting arms on which a rope could be wound, thus securing the load on the rope, for example to fix in place the halyard used to hoist a flag or a sail. Modern...

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Industrial Eye Bolts - Stainless Steel Eye Bolts with Shoulder and Fork

  Eye Bolt What is an eye bolt? An eye bolt is a bolt with a looped head with screw threads at the other end. They are often made in one piece, either bent or forged into shape, but for high loads those with welded loops are used as they can withstand loads up to the tensile strength of the metal...

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Use of Cord Locks

  Shock Cord Locks Cord locks are often used in conjunction with elastic cord or elastic string. Often made out of plastic, a cord lock is also known as a cord fastener, a plastic stopper, or a cord toggle. The real unique selling point of the cord lock is that it tightens  rope or cord without the...

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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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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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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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Industrial Door Applications

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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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