Tuomas Pöysti, a good friend of RopeLab, has written this article presenting his thoughts on analysing pulley systems.
Most people now acknowledge that perfectly equalised anchors are virtually impossible to achieve, especially once a system is subjected to any significant loading. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not
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In early 2016, I wrote a short piece on Fall Factors. It is published as the article, Fall Factor. It was a brief article with a standard definition and a discussion of each of the following scenarios.
Tension load cells are not new, however traditionally they have either been heavy steam-gauge style machines or complex combinations of electrical components that seem more at home in a science lab than out on a roping job.