Hoists

Acco Introduces Hand Chain Hoist, Lever Hoist and Louden 4" TitanTrack Available in 1/2 ton to 20 ton, 3/4 ton to 9 ton and 5,200-lb Capacity Respectively
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Acco Introduces Hand Chain Hoist, Lever Hoist and Louden 4" TitanTrack Available in 1/2 ton to 20 ton, 3/4 ton to 9 ton and 5,200-lb Capacity Respectively

Hand chain hoist is a portable, lightweight, dependable unit utilized in machine shops, industrial maintenance facilities, construction sites and production environment applications. Offers maximum flexibility and mobility for infrequent lifting applications. Spark- and corrosion-resistant varieties available with load chain, hand chain, wheels and load hooks in stainless steel.

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R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America
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R&M Solution for Kimura Foundry America

Six R&M Materials Handling Inc. overhead crane systems were installed in just three weeks at the newly constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory in Shelbyville, Indiana. The facility is the company’s first venture outside its native Japan, where it provides rapid prototype (RP) castings and small lot production services. Service Crane Co., which provides industrial cranes, workstation...

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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project
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Choosing the Right Material for Your Project

When choosing an appropriate metal material, the range of options is so broad that selecting the correct material for your unique application can be challenging. Different metals have characteristics that can affect weldability, ductility, and formability. Our new eBook outlines the unique properties and applications of popular metals including: Stainless Steel Brass Aluminum Copper Titanium

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New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons
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New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons

The AS7 is a new electric wire rope hoist that is being offered by Columbus McKinnon Corporation. The hoist is available in two designs of a deck mount configuration and a double girder trolley configuration. Both designs are made of German-made components and have a maximum load capacity of 85 tons. There is also a twin drum configuration of the AS7 which handles up to 135 tons and a smaller...

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Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive
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Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive

The Yale® YK™ and Shaw-Box® SK™ Electric Wire Rope Hoists come with encoder feedback, torque proving and brake check and dynamic braking to reduce brake pad wear and tear. The hoists are equipped with IMPULSE•G+ Mini frequency drive that improves load control and increases hoist life. The IMPULSE®•VG+ Series 4 drives are available on Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK monorail configurations up...

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Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities
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Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities

The Yale Yk and Shaw-Box SK from Columbus McKinnon Corporation are two series of electric wire rope hoists that was recently expanded. They now feature an increased range of lifting capabilities going from one to 30 tons in five frame sizes with 16 load capacity variants.  The electric hoists also include a block-operated limit switch, adjustable geared limit switch, motor temperature control...

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McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle
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McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle

The CM Tornado is available in 3/4, 1-1/2, 3, 6 and 9 ton capacities with standard lifts up to 20 ft. The unit allow operator to realize full potential of 360° rotation that reduces repetitive wrist action. The hoist is equipped with a directional indicator that displays operating actions such as lifting, lowering or neutral. It is offered with bolt-on swivel hooks with nylon locks and a cast...

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Overhead Crane Fleet Arrives at Bus Manufacturer
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Overhead Crane Fleet Arrives at Bus Manufacturer

Over 40 cranes and hoists were installed in GILLIG LLC’s new Livermore, California facility as the bus manufacturer recently completed its relocation from Hayward to the Oaks Business Park. The newly constructed, custom-designed, 600,000 sq. ft. site continues the company’s 128-year tradition of manufacturing in the San Francisco Bay area. The hoists, manufactured by R&M Materials Handling...

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