Straightpoint will be exhibiting at the following 2017 events: 22-25 October - AWRF Minneapolis USA 1-2 November - Speedy Expo Liverpool UK 2-4 November - TCI Ohio USA 7-8 November - Worldcrane & Transport Summit Amsterdam, Netherlands 29-30 November - LiftEx Telford UK Further details can be found on the SP Events page
SP Loadshackle Supports Research at Tree Climbing Championship A 6.5t capacity wireless loadshackle from Straightpoint (SP) was used to measure loads during competitors’ ascents at this year’s International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC), which took place 28-30 July at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C.
More than 60 of the world’s best male and female professional tree climbers representing 13 countries competed for the title of world champion. The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) provides training and education on safe work practices for tree care providers; especially for those working aloft. Organized by ISA and presented by The Davey Tree Expert Company, the event was free and open to the public.
The SP Wireless Loadshackle was used in the...