Hand Chain Hoist offers positioning versatility.
December 1, 2011 -
Designed to handle challenging applications, Hurricane 360 handles capacities from ½-10 tons and features hand chain cover that rotates 360° to permit use in any direction. This lets workers stay clear of load when making vertical lifts, and Weston-Style Braking System provides positive load control while also lending to performance reliability. Suited for pulling, confined space use, or lifting loads from above, hoist features internal gears and pinions of heat treated steel.
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|Original Press release |
Columbus McKinnon Corp.
140 John James Audubon Pkwy
Amherst, NY, 14228
Hurricane 360 Hand Chain Hoist from Columbus McKinnon Offers Unsurpassed Versatility
AMHERST, N.Y. - Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, announces the Hurricane 360, a hand chain hoist designed to handle the most challenging applications. In contrast to traditional hand chain hoists, the Hurricane 360 may be used in any direction due to its patented hand chain cover that rotates 360 degrees. This unique feature makes the Hurricane 360 ideal for pulling, confined space use, or for lifting loads from above. Additionally, it allows workers to stay clear of the load when making vertical lifts.
The many features and applications of the Hurricane may be viewed at www.cmworks.com/hurricane360. Additionally, a new brochure, CMH360-0311, highlights the many benefits of this revolutionary product.
Check out some videos at:
Hurricane 360 in Drifting Application
Hurricane 360 Use in Tight Quarters
Hurricane 360 Below the Operator
About Columbus McKinnon
Columbus McKinnon is a global leader in the material handling industry, supplying products and systems that efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position or secure materials. Key products include hoists, cranes, actuators, chain and forged attachments. The Company is focused on commercial and industrial applications that require the safety and quality provided by its superior design and engineering know-how. Comprehensive information on Columbus McKinnon is available on its web site at http://www.cmworks.com.