Ropes

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    Ropes and winches: Bound to be big

    2018-11-20T09:35:00Z

    The properties of synthetic rope are making it an appealing alternative to wire rope argues DSM Dyneema, the creator of Dyneema fibre used in rope. Christian Shelton investigates

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    Rope and winches: Setting standards

    2018-02-26T16:50:00Z

    FEM guidelines are an early important step in advancing the widespread application of synthetic fibre ropes in the crane and construction markets. Christian Shelton reports

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    Casar re-ropes goliath

    2018-02-06T11:22:00Z

    A goliath crane in Denmark has been re-roped with galvanised Turboplast from Casar

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    Synthetic tow sling from Samson

    2018-01-29T10:30:00Z

    A synthetic fibre sling for recovery tow applications has been launched by Samson

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    Lankhorst Dyneema fibre rope for MacGregor

    2017-06-19T17:03:00Z

    MacGregor’s FibreTrac offshore knuckle boom crane will be supplied with a synthetic fibre hoist rope from Lankhorst made with Dyneema fibre

  • Proper spooling on a hoist winch after refurbishment with grooved drum shells
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    Ropes: stronger together

    2016-11-15T16:57:00Z

    The application of synthetic fibre hoist ropes is expanding and Cris Seidenather at Lebus International Engineers offers advice on how easy winch refurbishment can be

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    Guidance for synthetic ropes

    2016-03-29T10:51:00Z

    Technical committee of FEM product group Cranes and Lifting Equipment is working on a set of guidelines for the safe use of hoist ropes made from synthetic fibres

  • Richard Benzie, technical director at IMCA
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    IMCA revises wire rope guidance

    2016-03-15T11:27:00Z

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a revised version of its publication, Guidance on wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry

  • Bridon offers rope solutions ranging from six and eight strand in both steel and fibre with Bristar
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    Ropes and winches: switching designs

    2016-02-29T16:38:00Z

    Rope is available in steel, synthetic and even hybrid versions. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages. Laura Hatton investigates

  • The new Bridon Neptune Quay facility includes a dockside take up stand
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    Technical seminars from Bridon

    2015-10-26T09:15:00Z

    Bridon, a manufacturer of steel and fibre rope, will host a series of technical seminars about offshore rope technology