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Manuchehr Shirmohamadi: Sag compensating device for suspended lines. Power Transmission Solutions, Adam Bell, March 8, 2005: US06864421 (1 worldwide citation)

A device that automatically compensates for heat-induced sag in a suspended line by using a shape memory alloy actuator. As the actuator it is heated, it contracts, producing a pulling force in the line, and thereby reducing sag.


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Shirmohamadi Manuchehr: Dispositif compensateur de fleche pour lignes suspendues, Sag compensating device for suspended lines. Shirmohamadi Manuchehr, Shirmohamadi Manuchehr, BATTISON WILLIAMS DUPUIS, July 10, 2007: CA2440484

A device that automatically compensates for heat-induced sag in a suspended line by using a shape memory alloy actuator. As the actuator is heated, it contracts, producing a pulling force in the line, and thereby reducing sag.