Members: Three-way Loading

Three-way loading of carabiners. This issue is often presented as black-and-white and is rarely given much consideration.  Most users know that manufacturers warn against certain loadings but what does this

Members: Language of Physics

Scientific notation & standard units The standard ‘shorthand’ for scientific notation involves abbreviating numbers to the nearest division of 1,000. The metre (m) is the standard metric unit of length.

Powered Winches and Tripods

We are seeing an interesting collision of techniques: Standard triangular pyramid tripods used for confined space rescue, Asymmetrical multi-pods used for technical rope rescue and rope access, and Powered winches.