In order for a zip line installation to be successful they are a lot of work involved. Certain factors must be considered by zip line builders in order for a zip line to be successful. Varying rider heights, rider speed, friction, temperature, slope and wind are the factors considered when wanting to install a zip line. The components that make up a zip line are considered and tested as one part of the entire zip line system in which the installation process should be done by a professional. In the process of installing a zip line, the main importance is safety. In order to classify or categorize a zip line as a zip line its based on the following; the time of enjoying the view, the scenery or views of potential riders and speed riders will go across the zip line.
When designing a zip line the first influence to a decision is the starting, ending points and the length of the zip line. The line used in zip lines are made of stainless steel or galvanized air craft cables. The complexity of platforms is determined by the nature of topography and these are areas in which riders begin and end at. Raising of the platform is dependent on the complications of the topography.
Certain factors affect platform design and they include; primary and secondary brake requirements, topography and space needed. Most of all the zip line is required to be long enough to give the zip line brake a lot of room to operate safely while at the same time leaving space for an emergency brake.
Experiences relating to zip lining are made memorable by paying attention to the most important part of the zip line which is the zip line brake. Passive braking needs to be offered by the best kinds of zip line brakes. When the rider doesn’t participate in braking as the zip line automatically be slowed to stop at the final point is termed as passive braking. The vehicle used by riders that is down the line is referred to as zip line trolley. The speed of a zip line requires a zip line trolley to be at per. There are various types of trolleys that have been created for impact braking, durable and have no wear or tear on the equipment.
Safety information and proper rider procedure is given by a guide. Information based on the area, surrounding environment and the scenery is what encompasses the safety information. When guides share the information on the scenery, area and surrounding environment they are able to further engage riders in their zip lining experience.
Trainable and personable are some of the qualities that need to be portrayed by guides . Several inspections need to be followed up for the purposes of knowing when to carry out repair and maintenance after successful installation of zip lines.