chain block

chain block

[′chān ‚bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
A tackle which uses an endless chain rather than a rope, often operated from an overhead track to lift heavy weights especially in workshops. Also known as chain fall; chain hoist.

chain block, chain fall, chain hoist

A tackle, fitted with an endless chain for hoisting a heavy load by hand; often suspended from an overhead track.
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Tenders are invited for Supply of Field distillation unit (FDU) with all accessories 1 ton capacity with chain block
Mr Heaton, who grew up in Rainhill, but lived in St Helens, was knocked over a railing after a chain block gave way and swung into him in April, 2004.
Exhibit 29: RF Power Amplifier Tx Chain Block Diagram .
Liverpool Crown Court heard an anchorage plate and a chain block fell on both Mr Heaton, who grew up in Rainhill, but lived in St Helens, and colleague Howard Slater, after steel studs securing them gave way.
Exhibit 50: Huawei RRH3804 RF Transmit Chain Block Diagram .
Tenders are invited for Overhauling and load testing of chain block and electrical hoist in conveyor 5A, 6A/6B, 7A/7B, 8A1 & 8B1
Capacity) Authorised Party Altrasonic, Hydraulic ii) Testing and Certification of chain block Pulley as per MRF 1963 Rule 64 with test report form No.
Capacity) Authorised Party Altrasonic, Hydraulic, Testing and Certification of chain block Pulley as per MRF 1963 Rule 64 with test report form No.
along with chain block & trolley with all necessary accessories.
Mechanical Tools, Portable DM Plant Chemicals, Gas Cylinders, Chain Block, Winches, Hume Pipes, Slotted Angle Racks, Cutting Sets, Distribution Boards, Transformer oil filtration plants, Forklift, Gl Pipes.
Tenders are invited for Erection of structural material for providing lub oil cooler straine platform with ladder arrangement & fabrication of HDPE cooling water line supports, provision of I Beam to facilitate the operation of chain block in units I, II & III.