Society of Ropeway Technicians (SORT)

Glossary - Links
Glossary
Wondering what a Riblet is? What is the difference between a Yan a yawn? Why is cable called rope? Skilifts.org site administrators have a large glossary of technical terms with pictures. Click here to go to the glossary pages. 

The links below are provided as a reference for ropeway technicians-

 

Class Links

When Bad Maintenance Becomes Normal
Wind Forecasting for Lift Maintenance Personnel


A full set of online resources will be posted after class presentations –

Further background information on those topics also be found in the SORT forums: http://www.skilifts.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=3718

 

Governing Agencies
California
Colorado
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Hampshire
Utah
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin Ski and Ride Program
Alberta
British Columbia
Ontario
Australia
Austrian Standards Reference Book
New Zealand
Swiss Inspection Services
Swiss DOT
US Forest Service by region
Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 8
Region 9
Region 10

A governing agent is a “ropeway authority” that performs oversight services of varying levels independent of resort/company ownership interests.

Electrical, Tool and  Industrial Supply

Galco
Graybar
Jet Tools
Klein Tool Catalog
MSC Supply
Newark
Saftronics
Insurance Groups
ABB
Acordia
Aon
Mountain Guard
----------------------------

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manufacturers - Cabins and Carriers
CWA

Gangloff
Steurer
Bearing Manufacturers
FAG
SKF
Timken
Sheave Liners
Holtz
Burke
Semperit
Website Builder