QUIZ††† ROPE IDENTIFICATION†††††††††††††††††††††††††† NAME:

Question 1††††† Name the types of lay shown below.

 


Question 2.†††††† †Complete the table to describe the qualities of the types of rope.

QUALITY

NATURAL FIBRE

SYNTHETIC

STEEL WIRE ROPE

SWL FACTORS

(Coxswains only)

     

CAUSE OF DETERIORATION

     

EFFECT OF

HEAT

     

EFFECT OF OVERLOAD

     

STOWAGE &

MAINTENANCE

     

BUOYANCY

     

Question 3.††††††††††††††††††

†Rope A is a 14mm Sisal right hand hawser lay rope of SWL 196 Kilos suitable for light work around the farm.† In a similar way ask your trainer to show you a selection of ropes as shown below (B to H) and describe them fully. (*SWL for Coxswains only)

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