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How to Use a Snatch Block to Make Cable Hauling Simpler

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Use a Snatch Block to Make Cable Hauling Simpler

There are a wide variety of equipment that is required when you are completing a job involving cable. A winch is an essential piece of equipment, but you can increase the functionality of this cable hauling equipment by attaching a snatch block to the winch. A snatch box is specifically designed to increase the pulling power by substantial amounts and offers ease in functionality. Basics of Use The design of a snatch block is similar to a pulley system. It is essentially a pulley block that has an attached side plate that can move sideways to open. It is possible to use the side plate opening to your advantage by avoiding having to thread the cable through the winch opening. All you have to do is open the side plate and just place the cable over the pulley. This allows...

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