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Who is Taking Rigging to the Next Level?

So who is taking this industry to the next level?  Manufacturers?  Riggers? Trainers? Who? So this might offend some and others may agree… still others may not have even thought about this.  Having watched Valley Uprising for the umpteenth time, I am simply flabbergasted at how the levels keep getting raised. Now I am not …

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fall factor in rigging systems


This is a re-post from and Richard Delaney Fall Factor The term ‘Fall Factor’ (FF) is often used to describe the ratio of the distance fallen to the amount of rope in the system that is available to absorb the energy associated with arresting the fall. Fall Factor = Distance fallen ÷ Rope in …