traveling block


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traveling block

[′trav·əl·iŋ ′bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
The movable unit, consisting of sheaves, frame, clevis, and hook, connected to, and hoisted or lowered with, the load in a block-and-tackle system. Also known as floating block; running block.
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Main features: This consultation relates to a design work of mastering market for replacing the traveling block sheaves of the elevator east of the Eiffel Tower and the creation of an associated workstation.
The sub-base, derrick, drawworks, BOPs, shale shakers, top drive, traveling block, tool pusher, company man, and directional cabins are now setup on the fully refurbished Corvina platform.
Its portfolio comprises drilling rig control systems, top drives, traveling blocks, automated pipe handling, iron rough necks, drawworks, derrick structures, drill floor tools, fingerboards, BOP handling equipment, deadline anchors and drill line spoolers.
Parts include, but not limited to mud pumps, drawworks, traveling blocks, hooks, swivels crown blocks and deadline anchors.
The hydraulic braking system, which theoretically equalized the weight of the 28,000 feet of drill string, didn't perform right and the traveling blocks fell over the small area where the driller stands, crushing Lonnie to death.
Structural Dynamics Engineering develops a variety of products for the automotive industry and oil field services companies with product lines of land drilling rigs, crown blocks, top-drives, traveling blocks, rotary tables, pipe handler equipment, catwalks, automation, robotics, full repair services and equipment for material handling.
Tenders are invited for 200 Tons Capacity Traveling Blocks