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 Rasmussen is an award-winning professional engineer (NC and TX) with over 20 years of product design and development experience. He has two patents related to aerial lifts machinery, has advanced certifications in hydraulics and electronic controls, and specializes in designing mobile equipment. Corey is the principal engineer of Rasmussen Designs and is based out of Durham, NC.

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