snatch block


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snatch block

[′snach ‚bläk]
(design engineering)
A pulley frame or sheave with an eye through which lashing can be passed to fasten it to a scaffold or pole.

snatch block

A pulley block that can be opened on the side to receive the bight of a rope.
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The RG-31 was hooked up to the HEMTT, with the drag winch cable looped through the snatch block theoretically doubling the winching capacity.
You'll find the 140-ton snatch block stored in a bracket on the right side of the vehicle.
Solicitor Wendy Owens, representing Mr Parkin's family, questioned Mr Yare about locking pins missing from the starboard snatch block, where the fisherman had been working.
One of the difficulties experienced with this arrangement was that the steel rope sling carrying the snatch block maneuvered by the positional winch had to be mounted in and ahead of the face being blasted.
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