main rope

main rope

[′mān ‚rōp]
(mining engineering)
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Tenders are invited for Replacement Of Damaged Main Rope Of Lift No.
These correspond with reddish loops on the main rope.
b)Successfully developed a compact traction machine by lightening the load on the traction machine, through reducing the weight of the system by reducing the main rope diameter while increasing the rope's strength.
Then it's your responsibility to release a safety cord, to freefall through the air on a main rope that flexes like a bungee.
The Prusik creates a loop that will grip another rope under pressure, but slide along the main rope when pressure is released.
I think it was felt the suggestions for the elevation along the main Rope Walk wall, fronting Coton Road, were a little too avant garde.