Size is everything! Well, in lifting at least! The size of your electric chain hoist may pose some serious problems when trying to integrate a hoist into a small or confined area. For this reason mini chain hoists have been designed and produced to the required standards.
For some reason along with small often comes only a small supply of power; one phase. For 90% of chain hoists on the market this poses a giant problem, 90% run on three phases of power! However the clever people over at Yale Hoists have already thought about this problem and provided the optional 1 phase series in 110v or 230v options.
The Yale CPS Electric Chain Hoist is the worlds smallest electric chain hoist by far, from the image below you can see it comfortably sits in the palm of your hand, easy to handle, lifting up to 250kg thats a 1/4 of a tonne! Incredible for such a small machine, the Yale CPS just keeps on pulling. Fitted with a top hook for easy installation and removal, this unit can also be combined with a beam trolley or beam clamp allowing horizontal travel or static positioning on the beam.
Yale CPS Electric Chain Hoist
What is even better is that you can order your very own CPS with FREE DELIVERY for the next severn days from Crane Handling or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01384 441235 Today! Once ordered you will receive your hoist next day after despatch, super fast service from the experts in Lifting and Handling Equipment.
Ideal for quick heavy lifting tasks, the Yale CPS Electric Chain Hoist can also be used for everyday industrial use and is often used on Swing Jib Cranes as they are small and easy to use featuring a two button control pendant complete with emergency stop for safety. The pendant cable is always 1m less than the requested height of lift, this can be extended or shortened upon request when purchasing.
Permanent Lifting magnets are perfect ideal items of lifting gear that make lifting magnetic objects such as steel, easy.
An Eclipse Magnetics Ultra Lift Plus Lifting Magnet works with four safety features, the safety catch, the lifting eye, hand brake release and a ‘safety shim’.
The safety catch locks the handle in the ‘on’ position to ensure that the load remains secure once activated.
The Lifting Eye is an additional safety catch, once tension is applied the mechanism locks the handle to prevent is from flicking backward and dropping the load. A hand brake release button is used to release the load, it can only be used when the magnet is not in operation due to the lifting eye and safety catch. This can easily be operated with one hand.
Lifting Magnets are a perfect alternative to big bulky chains and slings, no need to rig up your load, simply drop, load and go!
Firstly the load should be Pre-tested, this involves placing the safety shim on the load and lowering the lifting magnet in to place. The magnet is then switched on by rotating the handles 120 degrees anti clockwise.
To ensure the load is fully locked in place the user should check the handle is in position correctly and then lift the load a little just to check, if the load is secure with the safety shim in place a 3:1 safety factor is guaranteed by Eclipse!
To switch the magnet off the load must be returned to the floor, the safety catch and lifting eye prevent unintentional unloading of the magnet. The handbrake must be removed by clicking the top button on the handle (much like a car handbrake but you have to hold the button down) the user then has to push the handle back to release the load and let go of the button.
To now perform a lift using the lifting magnet the user should repeat the process without the use of a safety shim.
Truthfully I have been busy, I have been away abroad also! But I am back and will continue to educate the reader and discuss the latest in Lifting Gear.
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To add to the growing market for electric chain hoists Stahl Crane Systems have just released the new ‘SC’ Electric Chain Hoist, designed for lighter duty applications up to 2500kg as opposed to its sister product the Stahl ST hoist suited for applications up to 6300kg. The ST hoist’s smallest model was 250kg, the SC caters for all round light duty handling from as little as 63kg.
The brand new 2013 Stahl SC Chain Hoist
Featuring a patented 5 pocket chain sprocket with an extra cog to support the vertical chain link, providing extra locking between chain and chain sprocket, thus reducing wear and tear (saving you money) it also allows higher loads on the chain while maintaining high safety standards.
All electrical components on the SC hoist are ‘plug in’. The SC also features directly active load limiting via the slipping clutch and a high standard classification to FEM, integrated limit switch complete with a high tensile powder coated aluminium body.
To Celebrate the new release we are offering 20% Off all Stahl Industrial Hoists this week O N L Y!
25% off Stahl Industrial Hoists, This week ONLY!
We are also offering a very competitive discount on Yale VS chain blocks all week.
Our aim is to supply a hoist that will last a good working life, not a hoist that was imported from a unknown manufacturer, we only supply hoists that we are official approved dealers for. All of our electric chain hoists are tested and certified before being despatched.
We are approved suppliers for the following manufacturers:
If you are an Italian Stallion and require a competitively priced hoist that will provide long lasting service and quality, Donati electric chain hoists are the one.
Choosing a hoist can be like choosing a car, firstly the brand, then to decide on the specification and optional extra’s, for more information and help on purchasing an electric chain hoist, contact Lifting Equipment Store.
Lets use our imagination a little here, So you’ve got a manufacturing facility where for example you are loading large objects into a lathe that cannot be lifted by hand, you need a lifting solution. The best lifting solution for such a job?….A Jib Crane.
Jib cranes are floor or wall mounted cranes that can lift loads usually up to 5000kg (5TON) depending on the model. They have the ability to slew 360 degrees (motorized or manual). The usual setup is a combination of the jib crane and an electric or hand chain hoist on a push or electric travel beam trolley that runs along the Jib’s arm.
Buyers can customize their Jib cranes to suit their application such as arm length, Jib height, electric or manual slew, wall or floor mounted, articulated jib, over braced or under braced arms (detailed below), hoist specifications such as dual or single speed hoisting, maximum safe working load, the list goes on.
Over-braced or Under-braced? That is the question.
As a sales executive I am always asked by customers “what do you recommend?” I can recommend that you measure the headroom above the Jib arm, over braced means that the jib arm is supported by a support above the Jib arm, this increases the overall height of the Jib (but does not increase the height of the Jib arm itself). Under braced is where the Jib arm is supported from underneath, thus saving headroom where needs be. Alternatively if you have a wall nearby a Jib can easily be mounted using the correct fittings and bolted to the wall (providing the wall is strong enough) This is usually the most cost effective option if you are so lucky as to have a wall just where you require the crane.
Images below show the different supports you can specify when purchasing.
Crane Handling (lifting equipment store’s sister company) have been supplying Jib cranes to the industry for over 30 years, they have trained and certified engineers that can fit a Jib crane in a matter of hours and leave your workspace neat and tidy. Even if your floor is super solid Crane Handling have access to special diamond drills to complete the task ahead, we can supply a full solution to your lifting requirements.
In just as little as 6 weeks Crane Handling could be installing a Donati Jib Crane (or alternative manufacturers such as Abus, Demag, etc.) at your premises, making your workers job easier and your company safer and more efficient.