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a pulley-block used to guide a rope forming part of a ship's rigging to avoid chafing

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Another star of Ronstan's new product line, developed over the last nine months, is the Ropeglide fairlead.
This essentially means that the spar hull is physically linked with mooring lines at fairleads provided by six nonlinear springs.
Combat Vehicles; Machine Tools; Manufacturing Technology; Metal Work; Shipbuilding; Tactical Vehicles--Trucks; Workstations; Wire Rope Blocks; Snatch Blocks; Sheaves; Fairleads
With the cable installed, we started tightening up the fairleads and re-installing the guide pins we had removed earlier.
For these and any other through-hull fitting (such as for tiller ropes of a rudder) epoxy in lengths of smooth plastic tubing to serve as thimbles or fairleads to keep rope from chafing.
Tenders are invited for Repairs/replacement of Rolling fairleads, Air Vents, Mooring rings of Dry Dock at ND(V
So instead of using traditional swivel bases, which are relatively heavy, why not deploy Harken's latest carbon cam fairleads or use their latest alloy lead rings for fast jib controls without any moving parts?
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 May 2007-Aker Kvaerner ASA receives NOK90m mooring winches and fairleads order from Statoil ASA(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
The eight point mooring system to be delivered by Rolls-Royce includes monitoring, fairleads, connectors and subsea load sensing system.