French maritime engineering specialist Iroise Mer, based in Brest on the country’s northwestern coast, used a 50t Straightpoint Radiolink plus (RLP) load cell during a refit of a tanker mooring system located 500m off the Corsica coast, recently. Iroise Mer accepted a scope of work to update the site, comprising four different mooring lines, complete with anchors, chains and concrete deadweights. All existing components had to be removed and new ones installed. The RLP was used to measure pre-tension up to 30t to check new anchors were properly installed into the seabed. The RLP was positioned between the anchor line (or chain) and the towing cable on a vessel, attached with two Green Pin shackles. Straightpoint does have a product for measuring tension on lines, the Running Line Dynamometer...
Straightpoint has named a distributor in Russia, as Euro-Lift, based in Tolyatti near Samara on the Volga River, joins the company’s expanding dealer network. Integral to Hampshire, UK-headquartered Straightpoint’s growth strategy is partnerships with lifting-centric businesses across the world. A commonality of these distributors is their portfolios of equipment from leading manufacturers of hoists, rigging gear and below-the-hook components. Euro-Lift will add Straightpoint’s range of force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell equipment to its range of quality lifting...
Straightpoint will be exhibiting at the following events: 5-8 SEPTEMBER - SPE OFFSHORE EUROPE 22-25 OCTOBER - AWRF EXHIBITION MINNEAPOLIS 1-2 NOVEMBER - SPEEDY EXPO 7-8 NOVEMBER - WORLD CRANE AND TRANSPORT SUMMIT 29-30 NOVEMBER - LIFTEX
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