Ladder

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Ladder

Post by AMW » Tue 12 Sep 2017 17:16

We needed a ladder for a pitch to a dig (frequently visiting) better lasting than leaving an electron (and less "take-able"). To many angled squeezes for a ridged one. So the above is made of chains and 10mm steel bars MIG welded onto the links. I have tested a sample for load (static and dynamic) and you could allow elephants to climb and jump on it in fact the bolt (large ring bolt) would give way first.

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Re: Ladder

Post by David Gibson » Mon 23 Oct 2017 21:56

looks very nice !!!

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Re: Ladder

Post by AMW » Mon 13 Nov 2017 11:03

Seems to work the length is 7M weight 15Kg max load for the chain is 450Kg (static) so a reasonably sized elephant :lol: The welding may have compromised the max load slightly.

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Re: Ladder

Post by Litman » Sat 10 Mar 2018 08:43

Bro, elephants weigh a few tons. Unless you forgot to add an extra "zero" to that 450kg lol. Great looking chain though, I think it'll serve that purpose well.

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