Video-Why Did This Break-Transverse Shear Failure

In the last week, I experienced 2 failures on the rollback prevention devices on the lift hill. Both cracked along the length of the 2 x 4. Why is this happening and how can we prevent it?

Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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