Chicago Flyhouse Blog

Exploring Deflection

Posted by Flyhouse on Jan 30, 2018 12:36:12 PM

Simply put, deflection is when something bends. In this video, Flyhouse explores the elastic range, plastic range, and yield point of different pipes used for rigging to see what impact a pull test has on them.

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Behind the Scenes - Wintrust Arena

Posted by Flyhouse on Jan 24, 2018 9:00:35 AM

When you go behind the scenes with Flyhouse, you'll find a lot of work goes into what we do.

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Inspecting Shackles

Posted by Flyhouse on Jan 18, 2018 2:39:04 PM

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Cable Terminations

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 27, 2017 11:16:11 AM

When using terminations on cables, Flyhouse wanted to test whether the ratings provided were correct and hold up like they should. Let's head to the shop to see what we found out.

 

 

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Three Dead Wraps: The Industry Standard

Posted by Flyhouse on Oct 6, 2017 3:29:56 PM

Dead wraps are wraps of the wire rope around a drum that provide an anchor for the wire rope to the drum. The industry standard has always been three dead wraps, but why is that? Flyhouse went to the shop to test different numbers of wraps on the drum to see how much of the load gets transferred from the wire rope to the termination to get an answer.

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