guy derrick

guy derrick

[′gī ‚der·ik]
(mechanical engineering)
A derrick having a vertical pole supported by guy ropes to which a boom is attached by rope or cable suspension at the top and by a pivot at the foot.

guy derrick

A derrick comprised of a boom and a mast supported by wire rope guys.
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F&M MAFCO supplies stiff-leg and guy derricks to 600 Ton, hoists to 350,000 pound line pull, heavy lift gin poles and 1,000 Ton capacity and portable stiff-leg derricks to 35 Ton.