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Dual Spring Hanger fosters safe positioning of heavy loads.

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July 18, 2012 - Permitting 3.5 in. of travel for safely positioning heavy/bulky tools, MILLHOG® ET-800 has top and bottom steel plate, 2 drawbar springs rated 610 lb each, and 48 in. long safety chain that prevents springs from bottoming out, wearing excessively, and breaking. Tamper-proof safety chain, rated at 4,500 lb, cannot be detached, is shorter than travel of drawbar springs, and features links secured into milled slots on plates and retained by welded covers.

Esco Tool

50 Park St., P.O. Box 530, Medfield, MA, 02052, USA

Original Press Release

Dual Spring Hanger Features Built-in Safety Chain

Press release date: July 10, 2012

A new, (patent pending) dual spring hanger that lets users safely maneuver all types of heavy or bulky tools, especially when they need to be jogged into position, is being introduced by ESCO Tool of Holliston, Massachusetts.

The MILLHOG® ET-800 Dual Spring Hanger features a top and bottom steel plate, two drawbar springs, and a built-in safety chain that prevents the springs from bottoming out, wearing excessively, and breaking. Allowing operators to more easily position heavy or bulky tools, this intrinsically-safe hanger incorporates a tamper-proof safety chain that cannot be detached.

Utilizing two drawbar springs, rated at 610 lbs. each, mounted onto 8" W x 3/8" steel plates, the MILLHOG® ET-800 Dual Spring Hanger permits 3.5" of travel and is stopped by a 48" L safety chain. Rated at 4,500 lbs., the chain is shorter than the travel of the drawbar springs and the links are secured into milled slots on the plates and retained by welded covers.

The MILLHOG® ET-800 Dual Spring Hanger is priced at $895.00 (list) with OEM quantity discounts available. Price quotations are available upon request.

For more information contact:

ESCO Tool A Unit of Esco Technologies, Inc. Matthew Brennan, Marketing Director 75 October Hill Rd. Holliston, MA 01746 (800) 343-6926 FAX (508) 429-2811 e-mail: matt@escotool.com www.escotool.com

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