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 Sea  Link  Wooden  Shell                                     Device and method for winding and unwinding a par-
         ist. Fortunately, such specialists are common within the
                                                              allel wire strand horizontally
         industries  needing  high-strength  synthetic  fiber  cabling.
 Construction  &  Fishing  Blocks                             Pat. 10,081,510  U.S. class B65H 49/30  Int. class B65H 49/30
         When properly done, an interwoven splice can be capable of
                                                              Inventor: Guoqiang Luo, Shanghai, CN., Gang Li, Shanghai,
         maintaining the cable’s full breaking strength.
                                                              CN., Hailiang Zhang, Shanghai, CN., Jinlin Zhu, Shanghai,
           The interweaving techniques are very old, as most were
         developed in  the  age of sailing ships.  The  performance  of   CN., Qinghua Gu, Shanghai, CN., Fei Xie, Shanghai, CN.
 S Siinnggllees  •  Ds  •  Doouubblleess • •   T Trriipplleess • •   R Reegguullaar  ar  annd  Hd  Heeaavvy  Wy  Wooooddeen  Bn  Blloocckkss  Assignee: SHANGHAI PUJIANG CABLE CO., LTD., Shang-
         such interwoven splices is well understood and perhaps as
         importantly--very well trusted within the industries where   hai, CN.
         they are used. Readers wishing to know more of the details   A device and method for horizontally winding and unwind-
         of accepted interwoven splicing techniques are referred to   ing a parallel wire strand, the device includes guiding de-
         The Splicing Handbook, 2nd Edition, published by Interna-  vice, rotating platform, rail flat wagon, strand winding and
         tional Marine (ISBN 0-07-135438-7).                  unwinding device, tray, several transmitters and program-
           Terminations such as shown in figure 24 are preferably   mable controllers,  according to different mounted charac-
         created under  controlled  conditions.  This  will  typically be   teristics of winding and unwinding wire strand, the strand
         a factory production facility, though a smaller scale facility   winding and unwinding device is divided into two structure
         could be set up to handle it as well. In the case of a potted                         continued on next page
         termination, cable and anchor alignment is preferably main-
         tained over the cure time of the potting compound. This may
         take a day or even longer. In addition, the strand alignment
         within the cable also dictates the creation of a constrained
         length of cable extending out of the anchor.
           Potting compound mix ratios are important, as are other
         factors such as the ambient temperature. Preferably many
 All  Material  Factory  Certified
         conditions are controlled in order to create a strong and re-
 Wooden  Shell  Blocks  3”  to  16” Even with the best process controls, how-
         peatable result.
         ever, these less conventional, compact forms of terminations
 For  more  Associated  Wire  Rope  &  Rigging,  Inc. Waterman  Supply  Co.,  Inc.
         are  inherently  less  proven  and much  more  susceptible  to
 information,  8125  Saran  Drive,  Playa  Del  Rey,  CA  90293  910  Mahar  Ave.,  Wilmington,  CA  90748
         breaking efficiency loss and general breaking scatter due to
 contact:  Ph:  1-800-901-1135  Fax:  310-448-5446 processing inconsistencies or errors. Thus a critical element
                    Ph:  1-800-322-3131  Fax:  310-522-1043
                    Email:  waterman@bigplanet.com
 Email:  awrrinc@earthlink.net  of quality control for such terminations is the proof testing
         process, and this is especially needed on critical applications   Figure 25: Structure schematic for strand winding on the inner
         such as lifting, securing, towing, mooring, etc.     module when winding strand.
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