Shock absorber

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8-3-065

Device fitted to the main derrick lifting block to absorb shock loads.


Note :

In Germany, the device fitted to the main derrick lifting block incorporates the lifting hook and is called Federhaken.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALAInternational Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM Dictionary edition (1970-1989)