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Manufacturing to a Customer's Design

Manufacturing to a Customer's Design

Listening to customers. Cardno is continually adapting its product offer to include more specific customer requests where it is most likely to be relevant and interesting to many other customers.

Vehicle Winching Aids - Designed to make life easier

Vehicle Winching Aids - Designed to make life easier

Vehicle Winching Aids - additional equipment to assist in the winching process of getting the vehicle onto the bed of the operator's vehicle, will, primarily, benefit the working life of the winch and the winching cable by putting less stress through them.

Winch Cable Replacement - Diameter & MBL Chart

Winch Cable Replacement - Diameter & MBL Chart

The wire winch rope diameter you need to use is dependent on the winch you have installed on your vehicle. It is the wire rope diameter which will then dictate up to what maximum weight you will then be able to safely pull with your winch.

When and How to Use Recovery Wheel Skate Skids

When and How to Use Recovery Wheel Skate Skids

Wheel winching skate skids

For moving or recovering cars or light commercial vehicles on a hard surface when, for whatever reason, one or more of the road wheels cannot be rotated.

This could be because the wheel(s) is locked, damaged or access to the vehicle is prohibitive (for example, vehicle locked keys not available and handbrake is on). It could also be used to unload a locked vehicle off of the back of a recovery vehicle 

What is a Snatch Block Used For?

What is a Snatch Block Used For?

A Snatch Block is a great aid to winching operations:

  • By increasing load pulling capacity
  • By facilitating a change of direction of the pull if required
  • By improving life expectancy of the winch and rope through  reducing the strain applied on them
Hi-Vis Yellow Wheel Winching Skates

Hi-Vis Yellow Wheel Winching Skates

These NEW, strikingly-coloured Hi-Vis Yellow wheel winching skates, are clearly visible, compared to original-coloured skates, so the chances of losing or forgetting them at the scene of the recovery of a vehicle are greatly reduced.