mechanical splice


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mechanical splice

[mi′kan·ə·kəl ′splīs]
(engineering)
A splice made to terminate wire rope by pressing one or more metal sleeves over the rope junction.

mechanical splice

A type of fiber-optic splice that uses a connector to bridge between the two ends. Contrast with fusion splice.
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Unlike mechanical splices, which require only basic mechanical skills and simple installation tools, vulcanized splices need highly skilled personnel to install the splices with expensive equipment.
Spikes or humps indicate reflective events such as connectors (points A and B) or mechanical splices (point D) where the continuity of the glass is interrupted.
Tenders are invited for Supply of flemish eye mechanical splice wire rope slings of different size to be supplied with test certificate,screw pin anchor shackle, screw pin anchor shackle (d shakle) 15 mm, screw pin anchor shackle (d shakle) 20 mm size etc
Typically, fusion splices and to some extent mechanical splices are used where the need to frequently connect and disconnect is not a requirement.
Richwood refers to the system as belt and splice friendly, as the R2000 rubber blades allow mechanical splices to pass by while debris and carryback are stopped.
Safe for mechanical splices and belts speeds up to 1,000 fpm (5.
The carbide tip is acid- and abrasion-resistant, and the assembly is suited for use on belts with mechanical splices.

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