safety cable

safety cable

[′sāf·tē ‚kā·bəl]
(mining engineering)
A mining machine cable designed to cut off power when the positive conductor insulation is damaged.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Swiss manufacturing company provides system solutions and services for future-proof ICT networks, fire safety cable systems and elevator cable systems in public and commercial buildings.
If you're ready to conquer your fear of heights (with stunning views as your reward), take the Bridge Walk tour on the catwalk directly under the bridge - happily tied to a safety cable as you walk hundreds of meters above the river.
Additionally, pallet rack straps and rack safety nets protect employees and goods, including: rack safety straps that mount to the back of the rack and act as a barrier to prevent pallets from pushing through into the flue space; a fixed rack safety net with yellow mesh added to the webbing and hardware for the rack back; a sliding rack safety net for the front of the bay to protect work areas and allow safe and easy picking; and a rack safety cable for retail environments using pallet rack displays to keep products from tipping into the aisle.
It has a safety cable lock at its back so that hotels can keep it safely in rooms and let the guests enjoy great music.
The design of the clip also allows complete access to all of the buttons and switches on the Zoom H1 along with three different safety cable traps for line in and line out cables.
An initial investigation showed that Fabio Hamilton da Cruz, 23, fell from about 26 feet after failing to connect to a safety cable. Officials halted building work because they said additional safety measures could have prevented his death even though he was not connected to a cable.
Some of Nexans offerings under sustainable technologies include Datagreen cable, a lighter cable for ships, cars, trucks and planes that reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse emissions; Alsecure, a fire safety cable that can be used for sustainable construction; Windlink solutions for wind turbines; Keylios solutions for photovoltaic projects; Hypron, a lead-free eco-friendly cable use in refinery and petrochemical industries; Shore-to-ship power cables, a hybrid cable that provides power to ships for cleaner ports.
Things grew desperate outside the space station when he remembered his safety cable, which, equipped with a recoil mechanism, was able to slowly pull him to safety with a mere three pounds of force.
For example, Billy might hook a safety cable to the tower and climb with his hands and feet.
I used the one on the camera to attach a "safety cable" between it and the telescope to prevent a disaster should the camera slip from the telescope's focuser.
"I came into the pits, where the team sorted out as much as they could, but after I rejoined it was just so hard to brake because I only had the safety cable, which sometimes worked and sometimes didn't.
Tourists follow the river gorge from Saas-Fee to Saas-Grund along a network of steel ropes, hanging bridges and ladders, as well as at least three zip wires, staying attached to a safety cable along the course.