Perches are vital and can by moved higher in summer and lower in winter so that chocks
can roost in warmer or cooler air.
blocks are not available in the Army's supply system-yet
In the 1980s, many wineries used fixed barrel storage systems or chock
block stacking systems.
Duvall said he investigated about 30 thermoplastics and thermosets, and finally selected a grade of Bayflex polyurethane, supplied by Bayer's The chocks
, produced by reaction injection molding, range from 12 to 56 inches long, 5 to 8 inches wide, and 3 to 6 inches deep.
Since there is no backup system to the parking brake, the only sure way to prevent a 100,000-pound aircraft from rolling out of control is to bring your own chocks
, especially when you are going to a foreign field.
Weir to Provide Chock
Repair, Bearing Maintenance for Metal Manufacturers
The FDD (a junior petty officer in training, shadowed by the LPO) directed the flight-deck crew to remove chocks
Connect the two chocks
at the center notches using chain, NSN 4010-01-065-6955, and two chain hooks, NSN 4030-00-153-8711.
Thinking all was proceeding according to plan, I cleared my side (port side), seeing one aircrewman with chocks
over his shoulder and a "remove before flight" flag flapping from one of the pins in his hand.
When the truck is parked for unloading, the Calematic's electronics raise the chocks
to lock the truck's tires into place.
By allowing a free flow of air under hot-running compressors, epoxy chocks
"thermal humping" and any other misalignment caused by thermally induced distortions.
Overall, Furmanite installed approximately 90 chocks
at the site.