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Cable Whip in Shuttle Car Trailing Cables.
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Cable whip occurring during normal movement of a shuttle car can result in a personnel hazard and excessive tensions in the cable. This Bureau of Mines report discusses preferred payout and reel-in torque settings to reduce cable whip. A simplified adjustment procedure is described.
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division