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Difference in Rope Sheave and Wire Rope Sheave What is the difference between Rope Sheaves and Wire Rope Sheaves. Can you we use Rope Sheaves for Wire Rope? Difference between bronze bush and bearing. Do we need some other bearing for bronze bushing?
Answer: Rope Sheaves are for fibrous rope. They have a full radius or groove.   Wire rope Sheaves are "v" grooved, cradling the wire rope to prevent it from coming out of the groove.   Suncor wire…
Quick Attach Information
Quick Attach™ Installation Instructions & Information LINKS:Quick Attach™ Installation Instructions (PDF)Quick Attach™ Installation Instructions (Video)   Why would you want to use mechanical…
Post Spacing- for Cable Railing
Cable Railing requires support (mid post) every 4 feet. Rail Easy products have been tested and shown to meet code at up to 5 feet but this should always be reviewed with a building inspector before…
Stainless Steel Maintenance
Stain -"less" Steel Materials The attractive surface appearance of stainless steel products cannot be regarded as completely maintenance free. All grades and finishes of stainless steel may in fact…
Cleat Question and Answer
1) Is there a rule of thumb on what size cleats you need for a particular size boat?    i.e size cleat you need for a 20 ft boat?  size you need for a  40 ft boat , size you need for 60 ft boat, 100…
Working Load Limits
Working Load Limits (WLL) is always a ratio to the Breaking Load Limit (BLL): For forged products we use a 5:1 ratio. For Cast Products we use 4:1 For all other products such as assemblies we use a 4…
Temperature effect on the WLL of Stainless Steel Products
Temperature Effect on the WLL of Stainless Steel Products   400 degrees F and below no change in WLL 400 to 800 degrees F 0 to 10% reduction in WLL 801 to 1000 degrees F 20% reduction in WLL 1001 to…
Anchor Weight Guide
Anchor Weight Guide                                     BOAT SIZE                                                     ANCHOR WEIGHT   Length(ft) Weight(lbs) Bruce(lbs) Danforth*(lbs) Fortress(lbs)…
Swaging
Also pronounced "swedge" Swaging is a metal-forming technique in which the metal of one part is deformed to fit around another part by either pressing or hammering, or by forcing the material through…
Microstar LED
Microstar LED lights have an approximate life of 100,000 hours if properly installed and using a correct power source. USE DC Power Source Only. Use appropriate voltage power source only 12Volt for…