Product News: Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoist comes in explosion proof version.

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Press Release Summary:

December 7, 2012 - Available in various capacities with both underhung and top-running trolleys, Explosion Proof Yale Global King is suited for Division 2, Class 1 (Group B, C, and D) applications and offers such options as special enclosures, metal clad (MC) electrical cable and sealed fittings, intrinsically safe control stations, and explosion proof rated motors. Heavy-duty disc brakes, rated at 200% torque, provide positive stops and load holding.

Columbus McKinnon Corp.

140 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY, 14228, USA

Original Press Release

Yale Now Offering Explosion Proof Option on the Global King Electric Wire Rope Hoist

Press release date: December 6, 2012

AMHERST, N.Y. – Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, has made its popular Yale Global King electric wire rope hoist available in an Explosion Proof Option.

The Explosion Proof options include special enclosures, metal clad (MC) electrical cable and sealed fittings, intrinsically safe control stations and explosion proof rated motors (available as specified). The Explosion Proof hoist models are available in a variety of capacities with both underhung and top-running trolleys. Ideal for Division 2, Class 1 (Group B, C & D) applications, we are sure the Global King Explosion Proof will meet and exceed your needs. For more product details and specification information, please check out

The upgraded 3-year warranty offered during the launch of our Flex-48 Global King program continues to be offered as a standard on the Global King hoists. This warranty change is a reflection of the hoist exceeding expectations and providing one of the lowest costs of ownership over its 10-years in the market.

All Global King models continue to be available through the Columbus McKinnon network of crane builders and distributors. For a list of distributors, please contact customer service at 1-800-888-0985 or go to

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

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