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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5 Sew together 4 triangle-squares, 2 light gray Nine Patches, 1 dark gray Nine Patch and 2 cream D's as shown in Diagram V to make Chain Block.
I like the way the Chain Block adds movement and bounces in and out of the border.
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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.
These include five-day courses on general lifting gear or manual lifting machines, a specialist two-day course on hand chain block and lever hoist maintenance and a one-day course on chain, wire rope and textile slings.
The upper shipyard hook replaces the standard hook and the lower hook is furnished with a chain block for direct attachment to the load of the hoist.
Tenders are invited for Providing Chain Block Arrangements and Construction of Plat Form at K.
Join 2 unit 4's, 1 unit 5, 4 unit 6's and 4 Four Patches to make Single Chain Block (Diagram II-C).
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.
Tenders are invited for Supply and Erection of 15 HP Submersible Sewage Pumpset with Pipe line , Plateform, Chain block and EB Service Connections etc at Sub-Pumping Station in Sector 3 at Koodal Pudur in Zone 1