Counterweight Stage Rigging
A simple counterweight rigging system is constructed by establishing a balanced set of weights which allow a stage hand to raise and lower various loads with minimal effort. Complete rigging systems consist of one or more counterweight sets. Each is comprised of a pipe batten suspended from lifting cables which pass over loft block sheaves, then over the head block at one side of the stage and down to the counterweight arbor. Northeast Stage proudly installs quality JR Clancy single purchase and double purchase counterweight systems. For the design or installation of a new counterweight rigging system, maintenance of an existing rigging system, or to purchase rigging hardware, please contact one of our rigging experts.
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