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1

What is dynamic loading?

When ropes are subject to severe conditions, (shock loading, excessive use, high temp)

2

WLL (working load limit) =

The maximum load that should ever be applied to a rope (CBS x .20)

3

What is catalog breaking strength (CBS) ?

The average force in pounds needed to break a rope.

4

Wire rope types?

Mild plow
Plow
Improved plow
Extra improved plow

5

Proper care of a rope?

Stored clean and dry
Hung in neat coils
Avoid contact with chemicals

6

Duraplex

Increasing in popularity in hand lines, CBS 6700 lbs

7

Tenex

Increasing popularity in climbing and rigging CBS 11,800 lbs

8

3 types of ropes?

Natural
Synthetic
Wire

9

Bowling on a bight (65%) usage?

When a temporary eye is needed.

10

Clover hitch (60%) usage?

Used when needed to fasten rope around an object

11

Square knot (60%) usage?

Used for securing rope or line around an object

12

Bowline (65%) usage?

When a temporary eye is needed.