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Arizona Vortex Basic Configurations Overview

What is an Anchor Frame vs Directional Frame? ANCHOR FRAME: The structure/surface selected must sustain a static load equal to that specified for the application, in the direction permitted by the system when in use. DIRECTIONAL FRAME: The load factor of the directional pulley must be considered when determining the…

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 2

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 2 To review, this simplest way to make sure it’s stable is to visualize your resultants and make sure they’re landing within the footprint of your system. Then provide some guying for stability and the insurance that in the event that someone…

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 1

Two Rope Tension System A-Frame Resultant Insight, Part 1 In the next section, Jason will walk you through some different variations of high directionals and systems and go over how to manage a high directional. But first, let’s review some of the basic concepts starting with a term you’re going…

Lowering and Hauling with the CMC Harken Clutch

This is an Official CMC Application Series video ~ Enjoy!!!! CLUTCH 11MM LOWERING & HAULING This CLUTCH application video covers lowering and hauling with the 11mm CLUTCH. We begin by demonstrating single line methods and progress to Twin Tension Rope Systems (TTRS) in mirrored and nested double CLUTCH configurations. Combining the…

The New SMC TerrAdaptor Space Station

The TerrAdaptor™ is a great portable anchor system available for use in rescue, industrial, and wilderness environments. This system is the result of the combined years of experience in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of equipment by Seattle Manufacturing Corporation (SMC).  The TerrAdaptor system has been tested extensively in both…
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