Description VDS Towline Flexing Facility.
INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS CORP HUNTINGTON N Y
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The VDS Towline Flexing Facility is capable of subjecting VIDS TOWLINES to controlled variable tensions while simultaneously this cable is driven in a reciprocating motion around a driven sheave. The linear travel of the cable, under test, is adjustable within controlled and specified limits. The test facility has been designed and built in accordance with the contract requirements which provides a capability as follows a Varying and maintaining cable tension loads up to and including 100,000 lbs b Adjustable cable stroke, depending upon size of cable and diameter of sheaves, from 5 to 20 foot stroke c Handling various sheave diameters, from 3 to 10 feet pitch diameters and d Subject cable samples to reciprocate at linear speeds up to 60 feet per minute, maximum.
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