Ronstan Industrial Blog

Circus Tent Erection – Blocks, Pulleys and More

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Here at Ronstan we know our blocks and pulleys are used for a large number of exciting tasks – such as erecting a circus tent! Now this may seem like quite a mammoth task, but with the right parts, and the know-how, it can be as easy as pie. ...

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Catenary Lighting

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The definition of catenary is "a curve formed by a wire, rope, or chain hanging freely from 2 points that are not in the same vertical line." Suspending your lighting across wires means you can have fewer obtrusive poles and can concentrate or dilute your lighting as you wish. ...

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Enhance Your Next Project With Structural Rods

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There is no limit to what can be achieved with the intelligent use of rods working together in tension. Glazed curtain walls, tensioned fabric roofs, and suspension bridges, all can depend on structural rods as the primary load carrying elements. ...

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Tensile Architecture Feature Project – Pedestrian Bridge, Cedar Rapids

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The tensile architecture bridge connects the Cedar Rapids Convention Center to the car park across the street. It is designed to help manage the traffic and replaces a parking layout which was destroyed in a flood in 2008. ...

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Ronstan components in action!

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Balanced Body provide professional Pilates equipment to studios and direct to consumers. Ronstan provide several key components for the manufacture of their Pilates range and are delighted to see a reference to us in their recent blog article on how Pilates can help sailors. ...

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How Ronstan helps provide shade structures where you need it……

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Shade Haven provide portable shade structures. The 40-foot wide shade cloth provides 1,200 square feet of shade that can be set up or put away in minutes. ...

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Take A Swing and the RF-75 Swivel!

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Take A Swing produce specialist swings; the swings can be motorized, portable and be hung from the wall, ceiling or rafters. Take A Swing also produce specialist therapy swing seats. ...

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Smartphone Wind Meters – A Comparison

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Smartphone Wind Meters are the innovative new invention, born out of a Kickstarter campaign, that are changing the world for sailors, surfers, and any other sea loving folk. ...

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Ronstan Cables – New Bridge Marked by Striking Sculptures

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It took over 2000 Ronstan cables to make up four sculptural sails marking the gateways to the recently completed Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge. ...

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Tensile Architecture Is All Around Us

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Ronstan Tensile Architecture Newsletter showing just some of the applications - home structural installation, structural bracing, bridges and art installations. ...

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Ronstan Rods & Hardware in Winning House Design

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The challenge - build a cost effective and attractive, 1000 square foot solar powered house. Ronstan rods and hardware were key in the build of the house. ...

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Ropes for Daily Outdoor Use

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There are many different kinds of rope, and lots of them are good in specific contexts. Which kinds of rope are best for general, every day, outdoor use? ...

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Carbine Hooks (Carabiners) For Daily Usage

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The carabiner or carbine hook is a useful bit of kit, some even go as far as to say they are the ‘unsung heroes’ of the climbing world. ...

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How Do Smartphone Wind Meters Work?

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With the rise of Smartphone devices it should be no surprise that plug in anemometers or wind meters have been developed. ...

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Our Products – Trusted for Safety

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We have specific safety products for ”working at height” jobs, for example: wind turbine climbing kit, roof climbing kit, helicopter rescue kit and tree felling equipment. ...

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Ronstan’s end-to-end design, manufacture and distribution operation delivers high specification products for all serious hardware applications.

Our state-of-the-art design facilities and manufacturing plant handles more than 4.9 million units each year.

As one of the top three sailboat hardware brands globally we know what it is like to deliver great equipment that can handle challenging conditions.
Ronstan Industrial design, manufacture and distribute industrial strength stainless steel hardware and architectural rigging products
45 High Point Avenue, #2 Portsmouth
Portsmouth Rhode Island 02871
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