main rope

main rope

[′mān ‚rōp]
(mining engineering)
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The hoist tower accommodates mechanical, Electrical and other equipment for a main rope course (hsfa) and a medium rope course (msfa) subject to another call for tenders.
Among them are pulling hooks (used to connect the main rope to the power source), sling hooks, sling pulleys, sling trips and some never-used wooden spools.
These correspond with reddish loops on the main rope. The bone has a sharpened front to press into the buffalo hide, which leaves a temporary indention line marking where to cut the hide.
In order to get there, I would have to detach from the main rope and use my spider rope.
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.
(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.
"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.
Sh: Replacement Of Old Sheave And Main Rope Of 1 No.
Tenders are invited for Replacement Of Old Sheave And Main Rope Of 1 No.
Tenders are invited for Development Of 13 Items Of Main Rope Cleaner