Metric Wheel End Trucks meet CMAA Class C/D service requirements.

Press Release Summary:



Offered in 115, 160, 200, 260, and 305 mm sizes, Yale Hoists top-running, integral-axle, tube-frame end trucks feature bolted rail sweeps with removable bumpers, bolted girder connection plates, oversized hand holes, rotating axle driver and trailer wheels, and FVD-controlled motors. Standard bogie configurations of Yale end trucks provide alternative to larger single trucks. Wheel diameters start at 160 mm, and 4-wheel design fosters increased load capacity and spans.



Original Press Release:



Columbus McKinnon Expands Metric Wheel End Truck Offering with New Sizes and Standard Bogie Configurations



Durable and dependable top-running end trucks suitable for CMAA Class C and D Service



AMHERST, N.Y. – The preferred end truck for both single- and double-girder applications, Yale Hoists’ integrated-rotating-axle, tube-frame end trucks are now available with 305mm wheels, as well as in new standard bogie configurations. Manufactured by Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, these end trucks are available for CMAA Class C and D service requirements, which include meeting the bearing life requirement of 10,000 service hours.



For detailed product and application information, contact a Columbus McKinnon Channel Services Representative at 800-888-0985.



End Trucks Available in Larger Sizes

Yale Hoists’ Top-Running, Integral-Axle, Tube-Frame End Trucks are now more versatile than ever. With five wheel sizes, including 115mm, 160mm, 200mm, 260mm and new 305mm, these end trucks are easy to install and maintain and feature:

• Bolted rail sweeps with bumpers that can be quickly removed for wheel inspection

• Bolted girder connection plates for easy installation and reduced shipping costs

• Oversized hand holes for easy access to connection plate bolts

• Rotating axle driver and trailer wheels

• Standard variable frequency drive controlled motors for superior performance



New Standard Bogie Configurations

An economical alternative to larger single trucks, Columbus McKinnon now offers Yale end trucks in standard bogie configurations. With wheel diameters starting at 160mm, our four-wheel end truck design doubles overall load capacity and allows for longer spans. And, because the bogie design disperses the wheel loads across four wheels, you can use smaller rail sizes that are less costly. Bogie end trucks are also easier to install, shipping pre-mounted to girders, and allow for flexible configurations.



To learn more about Yale Hoists’ Metric Wheel End Trucks, visit www.cmworks.com.



About Columbus McKinnon

Celebrating its 140th anniversary, Columbus McKinnon is a leading worldwide designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, which efficiently and ergonomically move, lift, position and secure materials. Key products include hoists, cranes, actuators and rigging tools. 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 website at www.cmworks.com.



Christie Lagowski

Communications Specialist

Columbus McKinnon Corporation

716-689-5648

christie.lagowski@cmworks.com

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