| A Transit van was stopped which was carrying a pallet of breeze blocks which were secured with a webbing strap with no ratchet mechanism
which was potentially dangerous.
The Kodak Brownie 127 that emerged in the 1950s was more functional and by the 1960s our new Instamatics were finally enabling us to load our cameras courtesy of a simple cassette with no more fiddling to position your film on a ratchet mechanism
To eliminate stretch wrap and banding to secure pallet loads, the reusable, rugged structural foam plastic enviroLid system features a unique, patented ratchet mechanism
. Now offered in three sizes--48 x 48 inches, 45 x 48 inches and 32 x 36 inches--the lid can be used with injection molded, structural foam, thermo-formed, metal or wood pallets.
Once the Tecno Plug was hydraulically set and following the successful seal-integrity tests, the plug was locked in the set position with a ratchet mechanism
, providing a further mechanical lock in place of the hydraulics to permanently set the plug, once abandoned in the pipeline.
Progressive withdrawal is allowed freely by the mechanism but once withdrawn to the desired negative volume, it is held at this negative pressure by the ratchet mechanism
. The locking mechanism can be disabled to enable free aspiration of large volumes and to expel the material withdrawn during the aspiration procedure.
His hope is that the meeting will set the stage for a "ratchet mechanism
" by which nations will continue to adjust upward their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the evidence of the damage of climate change becomes more compelling.
Ministers face key sticking points including finance for poor countries to cope with climate change, a long-term goal to bring greenhouse gas emissions to zero and a review and ratchet mechanism
allowing countries to revisit their climate action plans and increase ambition.
That is why countries are rightly seeking to build an upwards ratchet mechanism
into the agreement.
Caption: Kuhn Rikon: Sporting a ratchet mechanism
rather than a pump or ripcord, Kuhn Rikon's Ratchet salad spinner is ergonomically designed, comes with a handy brake to stop the spinning, and has a 16-cup capacity.kuhnrikon.com
Despite being faulty - the ratchet mechanism
was not working - numerous bidders in the room competed with four telephones and countless Internet bidders, taking the price skywards.
Fondly he remembers the little girl at a school in Walkergate who asked him: "Mr Adair, can you tell us why the birds don't fall off the trees when they're asleep?" He had the answer and he gives it to me: "Because when a bird lands Picture by Paul Norris on a tree there's a ratchet mechanism
which makes the foot grip automatically."
Reliability in retrieving the plug is provided via the plug's robust ratchet mechanism
, combined with the element being positioned above the slips.