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Sheaves and Pulleys for Wire or Cables

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Are you planning to or currently running a wire or cable through your pulley? In addition to selecting an appropriate size and working load, it’s important to look at the material of the pulley wheel, commonly known as the sheave. Not all sheave materials are…

Arborist Rigging & Hardware

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Experts in rigging hardware, rope handling, and load management, Ronstan Industrial offers a range of arborist rigging equipment for the tree care industry. Featuring class leading efficiency and high working loads, Ronstan hardware is built to improve your tree rigging systems and provide years of…

Shade Solutions: Rigging, Hardware, and Accessories

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Well-known for rigging hardware, Ronstan also offers a comprehensive range of pulley systems for shade solutions. Ronstan hardware is designed and tested to withstand the rigors of extended use in harsh outdoor environments, providing a long and reliable service life. Who will benefit from using…

Are Ball Bearing Pulleys Always Better?

by renee,

Ball bearing pulleys are commonly known to provide lower friction than their non-ball bearing counterparts. But is this always true? Are ball bearing pulleys always better than pulleys without ball bearings, regardless of the application or specific function? Advantages of ball bearings In certain applications,…

Triggersnap™ Shackles

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Home [post_category] [page_title] INTRODUCING RONSTAN TRIGGERSNAPS™ Ronstan’s newest shackle range features a latch mechanism for quick and intuitive one-handed operation. Release under load is easily accomplished by using a spike (available as RF1322) to safely actuate the trigger. Heat treated, investment cast 15-5PH stainless steel…

Everything You Need to Know about Pulleys

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Everything You Need to Know about Pulleys Pulleys are often referred to as blocks, and for the sake of this article we will consider the terms ‘pulley’ and ‘block’ to be synonymous. How are they measured? When someone refers to a pulley by physical size,…

Snap Hook vs. Carabiner: Which Quick-Release Shackles Do I Need?

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Home [post_category] [page_title] Snap Shackle vs. Carabiner: Which Quick Release Shackles Do I Need? Snap shackles and carabiners (also called carbine hooks) are both popular quick release shackles for the industrial sector. They share the same basic purpose of providing a quick and reliable point…

How to Create Ideal Tension in Shading Systems

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Home [post_category] [page_title] Tensioning Shade Systems Properly tensioning a shading system can be complicated, but it doesn’t need to be impossible. Getting it right is critical to the stability and durability of the structure. Too little tension, and the structure risks damage from wind or…

Why Use Marine-Grade Materials For Entertainment Rigging?

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Home [post_category] [page_title] WHY USE MARINE GRADE MATERIALS FOR ENTERTAINMENT RIGGING? The two main types of entertainment rigging, theatrical and arena rigging, both benefit from marine grade hardware. Both use similar bits of hardware, but they differ in the conditions under which the equipment must…

Solid Bearing vs Ball Bearing Pulley Blocks

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Solid Bearing vs Ball Bearing Pulleys Load type is a major consideration that can determine which style pulley (also referred to as a block) to use in your pulley system. Static loads are stationary, applying a constant load to the same area of the bearing.…