Ronstan Industrial Blog

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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Industrial uses of ropes

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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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Bungee Equipment in the Theatre

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Whether as part of a theatre production allowing actors to scale the set or fly through the air, or as part of a dance motif where ropes and bungees and shockcords are used to allow the dancers to make the most of the vertical space available as well as the horizontal floor space. ...

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Rope in Roadside Recovery Equipment

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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 number of reasons. ...

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