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February 2016 Edition

Wire Rope News & Sling Technology Magazine

February Wire Rope News

Note from the Editor

Welcome to the first 2016 issue of Wire Rope News & Sling Technology! We hope everyone’s new year is going as planned. We are still in the process of taking submissions for the yearly Suppliers Directory (Buyers Guide). You can get all the information you need from the forms printed in this issue on pages 65-68. Or download the forms in PDF format from our website: www.wireropenews.com Speaking of the website, please keep your browser pointed to us online as we continue to update the pages with each passing day. The online version of our publication is always posted about 2 weeks after it arrives in your mailbox, giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles, industry news and information. Coming soon is our online store with many WRN&ST items like coffee mugs, t-shirts, sweatshirts, mousepads, and much more! Our entire staff would like you to know that we are grateful for all our subscribers and advertisers and we want to thank you for reading, and being a part of, Wire Rope News & Sling Technology!

Features

Leaning on Wire Rope to Save a World Famous Tower

By Peter Hildebrandt. The architectural anomaly known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa gets some structural adjustments to assure its tilt for another 200 years or more.

The Great Morph: Part Two

By Don Sayenga. In the 2nd installment of the 4 part series, the author further explains some misconceptions about the building of the Brooklyn Bridge. ... read the article

One Company Proud of its Roots and Confident of its Future

By Karen Schroeder. American Webbing: top quality webbing for the leading nylon sling manufacturers.

Wire Rope Plays Critical Role in Containment Tower Construction

By Victor Mendez. The threat of water contamination in any community only reasserts the need for proper water tower construction.

PRODUCTS

DSM Dyneema unveils Black Dyneema®. Dyneema®-branded ultra high molecular weight polyethylene fiber is now available in black. Dyneema® is the world’s strongest fiber on a weight for weight basis and is already used in applications that range across sectors as diverse as sports & leisure, aquaculture, and protective apparel. read more in the December edition of Wire Rope News.

Petersen Stainless introduces new range of 316L Swing-Bolts to DIN444B Pattern Petersen Stainless has manufactured custom swing-bolts and eye-bolts for plant and process equipment for many years including for industry giants such as Alfa Laval. read more in the December edition of Wire Rope News.

Harrington Hoists, Inc. adds two new models to their line of TNER Series Theatrical Chain Hoists. Harrington Hoists, Inc. proudly introduces two new models of TNER Series Theatrical Chain Hoists that provide more speed options for the theatrical and entertainment markets. read more in the December edition of Wire Rope News.

CLASSIFIED

In this edition's classified ads section: Positions Available, Positions Wanted, Help Wanted, Professional Services, Reps Wanted, Seeking Merger, Equipment Wanted, Product Lines Wanted, For Sale, Hardware Sale, Equipment for Sale. See page 76 or the online classifieds

  • Advertiser’s Index. page 75
  • Steel Industry News. page 38
  • The Inventor’s Corner. page 55
  • New Products. page 70
  • People in the News. page 73
  • Classified. page 76
  • Crossword Puzzle. page 72

 

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Suncor Stainless
All Material Handling
SlingMax Rigging Solutions
wire rope, cable and fittings products
Chant Engineering
Ken Forging
Campbell Chain & Fittings
Wirop Industrial
Bilco Group

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