Products/Services for Glider Winch Rope

  • Cordage, Rope, and Webbing-Image
    Cordage, Rope, and Webbing - (376 companies)
    Image Credit: Daburn Electronics & Cable | Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. | BRIM Electronics, Inc. Cordage, rope, and webbing are made of many natural and/or synthetic fibers that are twisted and/or braided or woven into a length...
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    Wire Rope and Mechanical Cable - (435 companies)
    Wire Rope and Mechanical Cable Information. Wire rope and mechanical cable is wound from high-strength metal strands for structural, mechanical actuation and motion control applications. Suppliers typically list the number of wires per strand...
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    Industrial Winches - (385 companies)
    Industrial winches are pulling devices that use a wire, rope, cable, strap or web to move heavy loads. They typically use a drum or reel for line storage and are either manually operated or powered by an electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic motor. How...
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    Wire Rope Fittings and Cable Fittings - (277 companies)
    Wire rope fittings includes clips, sleeves, stud ends, eyes, forks and other hardware used to construct mechanical cable assemblies. Wire Rope Fittings and Cable Fittings Information. Wire rope and control cable fittings include clips, sleeves, stud...
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    Hooks - (293 companies)
    Hooks are load-transmitting components that are most often used in conjunction with chains and other equipment. Products are designated as eye hooks, clevis hooks, or grab hooks and are used to connect lifting and rigging attachments.
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    Pulley Blocks - (132 companies)
    Pulley Blocks Information. Pulley blocks are assemblies that consist of a hook or shackle, swivel, bearing, sheaves, sprockets, pins and frame. They are suspended by a hoisting rope or load chain and are designed for a variety of lifting...
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    Hoists - (970 companies)
    Industrial hoists are lifting and pulling devices that use a cable, rope, or chain to move or lift a load. Hoists are primarily used for vertical lifting, and usually have a feature for ceiling mounting such as a hook or trolley mount. Image Credit...
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    Sheaves - (148 companies)
    Sheaves Information. Sheaves are grooved wheels or pulleys used with rope or chain to change the direction and point of application of pulling force. There are many different types of products. Often, suppliers categorize sheaves by materials...
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    Turnbuckles - (186 companies)
    Turnbuckles are used in rigging to join wire-rope or cable to an anchor point or other length of wire. They have a screw thread to allow for precise length and tension adjustment. Turnbuckles Information. Turnbuckles are used in rigging to join...
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    Eye Nuts - (73 companies)
    Eye nuts (eyenuts) are fasteners with a looped head. They are designed to receive a hook or rope. Eye nuts are rated for different types of applications and are oval or round in shape. Load-rated eye nuts are designed for vertical lifting...
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  • Flight Performance of Aircraft > Gliding and Unpowered Flights
    When the winch rotates, the rope continuously pulls the glider to a desired airspeed until it has acquired sufficient altitude.
  • AIAA Journal > Birth of American Soaring Flight: A New Technology
    … was no hill for takeoff, a launching device was designed where Avery, standing on a trolley and holding the glider , was pulled aloft by … … is known as a winch launch in today’s soaring … … the length of the rope ), he released (Fig. 20 …
  • https://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/bitstream/1826/3750/1/Jarvis_Thesis_2009.pdf
    … flight where the launch failure was the seminal event and from which the glider was unable to … This included: breaks (weak link/ cable break/ rope break/ unexpected release) as well as power failures ( winch power failure, tug wave off / power loss).
  • Silent revolution - glider technology
    The most common method of launching a glider is either to tow it into the air from the ground using a winch or a moving vehicle or to tow it behind a powered aircraft. In the past, elastic bungee ropes were also sometimes used to launch gliders from slopes.
  • Lexicon of aviation
    It denotes lifts a very economic start method by that a glider (or a hanging slider or paraglider) over a start distance of some 100 is strongly accelerated m with aid of a motor winch inactively fixed to the bottom (Gasolines, diesels … After that Ausklinken of the winch cable the pilot will try to find a → lifting in the environment that carries the glider in a greater height and so duration and → range of the flight to increase.
  • Lexicon of aviation
    It denotes lifts a very economic start method by that a glider (or a hanging slider or paraglider) over a start distance of some 100 is strongly accelerated m with aid of a motor winch inactively fixed to the bottom (Gasolines, diesels … After demAusklinken of the winch cable , the pilot will try to find a → lifting in the environment that carries the glider in a greater height and to increase so duration and → range of the flight.
  • Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences (Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences) > Periodicals
    Among other phases of soaring treated are the as- sisted take-off, rope and release prob- lems, a glider train ride, spot landings and C.A.A. tests, cross-country soar- ing, and advanced training. An in- teresting suggestion is also made for adapting the winch method of assisted take-off for …
  • The Coastal and Global Scale Nodes of the Ocean Observatories Initiative
    … by ~50 km (tuned to capture mesoscale features at each site) and the gliders nominally execute repeat … … an EM universal, a 5 m EOM section, an instrument frame, a wire rope termination with inductive … … Global Arrays, a wire-crawling profiler will be combined with a surface- piercing winched profiler in a …
  • Journal of Aircraft > Stratospheric towed vehicle concept
    In the 2000-1 fluid tank, a special winch system was placed. The glider (ASW 19) was a normal glider equipped with additional navigation systems and avionics. … 4-mm-thick line of Dyneema SK 60, made by Eurocord, a Dutch rope manufacturer, and DSM …
  • Journal of Hydronautics > A Survey of Analytical Methods for Dynamic Simulation of Cable-Body Systems.
    … Vanderveldt, H. H., and Gaffney, P. G., "Me- chanical Behavior of Stranded Wire Rope ," Marine Technology … … Drelicharz, J. A., "Dynamic Line Force and Oscillatory Motion of a Vessel Being Winched Down in Ocean— … 57 Mitchell, K. and Beach, C., "The Stability Derivatives of Glider Towing Cables, with a Method for …


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