The components and functions of the release hook for lifeboat
The components and functions of the lifeboat release hook
A release hook is, in layman's terms, a device for getting a lifeboat out of a boat and into the sea. This device is made up of many parts, such as hook, hook rack is the release hook in the bearing parts, have the effect of the pull, and the connecting shaft body is a very important component, it can make the hook in the direction of the horizontal or vertical, to be free to move within the scope of, in the same way, the existence of the base is also very important, its role is the load transfer from the cable, and twisted rope frame, it is used to guide the fine line to winch, prevent fine line deflection, also can guarantee the release hook can work for a long period of time. In addition, there are capstan and motor support frame, the former is used to prevent the cable from slipping during winding on the capstan, and also to avoid entanglement between the cables, the latter is used to carry the cable. Although the lifeboat release hook is a small existence for lifeboats, its position is very important and cannot be ignored. In addition to being able to bear such a weight, the release hook is more important for convenient operation.