Technical Reference

Calculators

Block Stability Calculator

This determines if the reeving system in a hoist block will be stable (no block twisting) or unstable (block twisting will occur).  Click here to view our Block Stability Calculator.

Metallic Area/Elastic Stretch Calculator

This calculates the metallic cross-sectional area in a rope and then uses this information to calculate elastic stretch in a rope that occurs under load.  Click here to view our Metallic Area/Elastic Stretch Calculator.

Drum Capacity Calculator

This calculates how much rope of a given diameter can be spooled onto a reel of a given size.  Click here to view our Drum Capacity Calculator.