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Case Studies

Push and Pull with Premier Coal

Push and Pull with Premier Coal

Cortland’s Australia engineering provided an innovative bog strop from Plasma® 12x12 strand, combined with a customized sacrificial sling, as a hardwearing, long-lasting tow and recovery solution.
Precision Lift Experts

Precision Lift Experts

Installing heavy equipment for the oil and gas industry often requires precision, accuracy and strength, with little room for variance.
Simplifying Processes, Saving Time

Simplifying Processes, Saving Time

Rig up, lift from barge, and installation of subsea manifolds was streamlined significantly due to Cortland's synthetic sling solutions.
Cortland's Oracle Team USA Case Study

Cortland's Oracle Team USA Case Study

When the Oracle Team USA sailing team decided to move their revolutionary 2010 America’s Cup winning trimaran to a landlocked lake outside Oracle’s corporate complex, they knew it would require a difficult skycrane lift.
Cortland Streamlines U.S. Army Helicopter Recovery Kits

Cortland Streamlines U.S. Army Helicopter Recovery Kits

Working with Kaman Aerospace Cortland designed and built a Unit Maintenance Aerial Recovery Kit (UMARK). A vital piece of kit that provides aerial recovery capability for Army helicopters.
Plasma® Rope for Extreme Off-road Sport

Plasma® Rope for Extreme Off-road Sport

Cortland’s Plasma® rope is 7-10 times lighter than a steel rope of equivalent size and strength, making it the ideal solution to the winch-event off-roader industry’s growing need for a lighter, stronger winch line.
Cortland Develops First Easy-To-Deploy Mooring Line

Cortland Develops First Easy-To-Deploy Mooring Line

Cortland developed the mooring line for the world’s first Easy-To-Deploy (ETD) mooring system, the latest in buoy and mooring technology, aimed to aid in Tsunami detection.
Cortland ROC Critical for Underwater Project

Cortland ROC Critical for Underwater Project

Cortland’s experience as an accomplished provider of custom-made cables was called upon when Earthship Productions wanted to uncover more of the Titanic's secrets hidden on the ocean bed, for a live TV broadcast.
Plasma® HMPE Rope Created for Heavy Lift Operations

Plasma® HMPE Rope Created for Heavy Lift Operations

When a client needed to create an enormous lifting sling, Cortland created a unique rope from more than 52,000 individual Plasma® yarns using its patented 12x12 braiding technique.
Cortland Helps Monitor Atlantic Sea Scallops

Cortland Helps Monitor Atlantic Sea Scallops

Cortland provided a specially designed electrical coaxial cable in order to conduct a ‘scallop census’ for the School of Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), at the University of Massachusetts.