tail rope

tail rope

[′tāl ‚rōp]
(mining engineering)
The rope which passes around the return sheave in main-and-tail haulage or a scraper loader layout.
The rope that is used to draw the empty cars back into a mine in a tail-rope system.
A counterbalance rope attached beneath the cage when the cages are hoisted in balance.
A hemp rope used for moving pumps in shafts.
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Tenders are invited for tail rope attachment for skip
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Once a beluga is captured with a hoop net, a tail rope is used to assist in restraining the animal.
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From a bow cleat, he hung one of the fish on a shark tail rope that he fed through the gills and mouth and then clipped it back to the coated cable.
Rope-assisted recovery are thought to support and stabilize the horse through the head and tail ropes until it can stand steady without help and regain the muscular strength (WILDERJANS, 2004).
A hydraulic lifting device is incorporated into the maintenance station to lift the conveyances and the tail ropes, thus taking the tension off of the head ropes.
ABB will supply both mechanical and electrical parts, including the hoist machineries with hydraulic brakes, electric drive and control systems, rope-guided skip, cage and counterweight, head and tail ropes with attachments, loading and unloading equipment, etc.
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