Ronstan Industrial Blog

Going Tree Top Climbing?

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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! ...

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Technicalities of Zip Lines

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Zip lines have been used as a means of transportation, of goods as well as people, in mountainous countries for many years. A zip line appeared in H.G. Wells’ book The Invisible Man which was published in 1897. ...

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Clamp it with a rope cleat!

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Most dictionaries have at least two definitions for a cleat, the one we’re interested in is the one that says a cleat is ‘a fastener around which a rope can be secured’. ...

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Safety on High

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Working at height is the main cause of fatalities in the construction industry, there are several reasons why this is so... ...

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Cleats in Action

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Numerous components are needed to make up the rigging but the one that actually stops the movement of the rope is the cleat. ...

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How Pulleys Changed the World

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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. ...

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Keeping the turbines blowing in the wind…

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The sight of the rows of tall and slender wind turbines is anathema to some but to others an enhancement to the view. ...

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Pedal with Pulleys

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We know pulleys have a multitude of uses, elevators, exercise equipment, cranes, curtains, blinds, engines, sails, hospital bed hoists, to name but a few... ...

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Dyneema® Rope Mooring the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

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When these cruisers moor up at ports around the Caribbean it is paramount the captain can rely on the mooring ropes. Outstanding strength, low weight and ease of handling are the key reasons RCCL chose ropes with Dyneema®. ...

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Two Kilometers of Rope Helps Secure Clean Power

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Off the coast of Zeebruggem, Belgium a 60 strong wind farm is being built. It is an enormous and demanding project. ...

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Uses of Safety Rope

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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. ...

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Nautical Rope and Marine Rope

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Modern nautical ropes can be made from a variety of materials. Marine rope has to bare the elements and so synthetic alternatives are the best performers. ...

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Cord, Rope, and Straps of the Bungee variety

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Standardised commercial bungee cord is available in diameters ranging from 0.25 inches to 0.62, whereas military spec goes up to about 0.87. Bungee cords, bungee ropes, and bungee straps are also available in a variety of colours which is necessary for military usage and a nice design option for other industries. ...

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Braided rope – what is it?

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Ropes are either twisted or braided. The latter is the most common and the type that has been used historically. Twisted ropes are generally more affordable and easier to splice. ...

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Bungee, straps, and slings – the stuntman’s staple

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Bungee systems of ropes, straps, slings, and shockcords protect the stuntman, and those working around him. They allow this breath-taking art. ...

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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.

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