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Intermediate Rigger Trainee Guide, V3, 3rd edition

Intermediate Rigger Trainee Guide (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780135187074

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3rd edition

Published by Pearson (July 16th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Intermediate Rigging, Load Dynamics, Wire Rope, Telescopic Boom Attachment Assembly and Disassembly, and Lattice Boom Assembly and Disassembly

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Table of contents

Intermediate Rigging Describes basic procedures for using various slings in hitches and calculating sling stress. Introduces tools and equipment used for the lateral movement of loads without a crane. Trainees learn how to reeve block and tackle, invert loads with hoists, and drift a load between two hoists. (Module 38201)

Load Dynamics (17.5 Hours) Covers leverage, forward and backward stability, operational quadrants, submerged lifts, non-centered lifts, and other forces that affect stability. (Module 21206)

Wire Rope (25 Hours) Covers the components of wire rope and inspection requirements and procedures for wire rope, load blocks, and sheaves. Explains proper installation of wire rope, maintenance guidelines, and end terminations and preparations. (Module 21204)

Telescopic Boom Attachment Assembly and Disassembly (20 Hours) Covers the setup and stowing of swing-away extensions and various jibs, as well as the assembly of intermediate boom sections, on telescopic cranes. Includes the description and operating characteristics of manual and power luffing jibs. (Module 21302)

Lattice Boom Assembly and Disassembly (25 Hours) Identifies lattice-boom components and provides pre-/post-assembly considerations. Provides step-by-step guidance in the assembly and disassembly of lattice booms. (Module 21306)

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