Wire Rope Failures on Cranes

Wire rope and cranes are joined at the hip when endeavoring to lift, move or transport materials. For centuries the combination of rope (sisal, manila, vegetable, steel, synthetic…) and a winching system have stirred the imagination of engineers and other interested persons …

Learning to Love Expense Control

Distributors in all lines of trade, including AWRF members, operate in a sales-focused environment. Interestingly, that focus is both positive and negative. On the one hand, the economy continues to provide a strong tailwind which allows firms to enjoy steady, albeit moderate, …

Practice Makes Perfect

The failure of the first Tacoma Narrows bridge in November 1940 may be among the most dramatic and well-remembered film clips ever recorded. Engineers, physics students and all those simply interested in the world around them never seem to tire of watching …