fairlead

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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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Mooring line is attached by springs at fairlead of spar hull with hinge connection.
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.
The Hepburn products include Chain Windlasses, Wire Rope Winches, Traction Winches, Combination Chain/Wire Rope Mooring Systems, Fairleads, Ball Connectors and several other ancillary systems, most of which are protected by active international patents.
The equipment includes three triple wire winches, three control cabins, nine wire fairleads, three hydraulic power units and the accompanying control system.