TARGET GROUP Those involved in the maintenance and socketing of wire ropes.
COURSE AIM AND OBJECTIVE The aim of the course is to provide delegates with a thorough grounding of the legal requirements and safe working practices pertaining to resin socketing of wire ropes and to teach them the practical skills involved.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
Recognize various socketing applications;
Select the tools and equipment required for socketing;
Carry out preparation successfully;
Make suitable measurements;
Select a suitable socket for the job;
Carry out resin socketing using approved methods and procedures.
APPROVAL Novikontas Energy
COURSE CONTENTS Lesson 1 – Legal Requirements. A reference to all the legal documents underlining relevant responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER); Lesson 2 – Socketing Applications. An explanation of various relevant socketing applications. Factors influencing choice, assessing the operation and socket selection; Lesson 3 – Socketing methods & procedures. Including preparation, measurements, serving etc.; Lesson 4 – Mixing and pouring of Resin; Lesson 5 – Socketing practices.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Please advise type, construction and size of wire rope/strand used, if known, prior to booking.
TRAINING APPROACHES AND EQUIPMENT
Theoretical tasks with presentations and visualizations;
Practical exercises in workshops;
Practical exercises using real-life equipment;
Professional instructors with industry experience.
COURSE LIMITATIONS The course ration is 6 participants on 1 instructor.