Best Tripod Dollies: Universal Trusses
Universal trusses are used in many types of construction work. They are used for various purposes such as furniture, building materials, bridges and other structures. There are two kinds of universal trusses; the straight or curved type and the non-curved type. All these types have one thing in common – they all consist of a series of parallel beams connected together at their ends.
The most popular use of universal trusses is in the construction of buildings. These trusses are commonly made from wood, steel and concrete. Other uses include bridge supports, fence posts, pillars and columns. For example, if you want to build a house out of wood, it would be very difficult without using some sort of metal support system.
However, if you wanted to construct a house out of concrete, it would be much easier since there are no special tools required.
Another interesting fact is that universal trusses were originally designed to prevent collapse when large objects were placed on them. Therefore, they are not only used in construction but also in industrial applications like manufacturing plants and power plants. If you ever visit any factory or power plant, you will see lots of huge pieces of equipment being supported by these trusses.
As far as their history goes, the first archeological evidence of the use of universal trusses dates back to around 3,000 BCE in Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq). It is believed that they were used by the ancient Sumerians for constructing large buildings. As time went on, their usage spread throughout the world along with other technological advancements. Nowadays, universal trusses are used everywhere from skyscrapers to the Eiffel Tower.
There are two main types of universal trusses, and the first is the hinged or folding truss. These types of trusses are quite common in construction because of their convenience and flexibility. For example, if you want to move a wall in your house, all you have to do is lift up the hinges and the wall will easily swing away. Hinged trusses are usually made from wood or metal such as steel.
The other main type is the fixed or rigid universal truss. As you might expect, fixed trusses are not flexible. They are much stronger than hinged trusses, but they are not ideal for making sharp turns or moving horizontally or vertically.
As with any other engineering structure, it is very important to build a strong foundation when constructing homes and other buildings out of trusses. This is to ensure that the weight of the roof and other parts of the house are transferred down to the foundation. Furthermore, it is important to fasten the trusses to the house and make sure no screws or nails pop out over time.
Best Tripod Dollies: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
The first type of dolly that you’ll need to consider is a camera dolly. In this video we give you tips about best tripod dollies.
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Dolly for transporting tripod cameras by MR Joseph – US Patent 2,684,858, 1954 – Google Patents
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Locking mechanism for tripod and spreader legs by JM Henderson, B Griffey – 1968 – ERIC
Locking spreader leg for tripod by PC Mooney – US Patent 4,570,886, 1986 – Google Patents