Friction Lock on animal immobiliser.

Fabrication of Friction Lock

This is close up on one of many designs of Friction locks that operate similarly to disk brakes in the car.

Friction lock

By turning round handle you tighten the bolt, bringing two flat bars together. This results in them pressing onto half round disk and create friction that locks the lock.

We fabricated this lock for animals crush that enables the farmer to work on an animal without causing too much stress or discomfort yo the beast.

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