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Customer: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)
Architect: Kisho Kurokawa Architects and Associates, DP Architects
Products Supplied: Galfan® Full Locked Coil Rope, Stylite® Sockets
General Contractor: Mitsubishi-Takenaka Consortium
Developer: Melchers Project Management
Structural Engineer: Arup
The Singapore Flyer is currently the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. Described by its operators as an observation wheel, it reaches 42 stories high, with a total height of 165 m (541 ft), and is 5 m (16 ft) taller than the Star of Nanchang and 30 m (98 ft) taller than the London Eye.
Bridon supplied 24 Backstay Cable Assemblies using 100mm Galfan® Full Locked Coil Rope internally lubricated with Bridon Metalcoat® and fitted with an Adjustable Stylite Socket at one end and a Stylte Fork Socket at the other.
In addition, 112 Spoke Cable Assemblies were manufactured using 75mm Galfan® Full Locked Coil Rope internally lubricated with Bridon Metalcoat® and fitted with an Adjustable Stylite Socket at one end and a Stylte Fork Socket at the other.
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