The spreader design field is extremely active as different suppliers compete to meet a wide range of user demands. One of the foremost questions is that of the strength/weight ratio: Although most operators prefer minimal tare weight, others find heavier ones easier to control during "empty" hoists and translations. Developments in the product lines of leading manufacturers are reviewed.

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    • Journal article; spreaders
  • Authors:
    • Champion, V
  • Publication Date: 1989-11

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  • Pagination: 3 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00658995
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM