Swiss electric chain hoist manufacturer GIS AG has launched two new lightweight D8 products, of 500kg and 1000kg capacity, for mobile use in the entertainment sector. As riggers continue to demand the lightest possible motors, the LPML and higher capacity LPL chain hoists are both capable of lifting over 40 times their own weight. The […]
Verlinde’s new electric chain hoists have been two years in development aligning manufacturing technology and market needs. The Eurochain VX electric hoists are designed for loads between 63 and 10,000kg coupled with improved toughness and power for high levels of dependability. The hoists come with various devices as standard including: an up/down electrical safety limit […]
William Hackett, a world-leader in the development and manufacture of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has launched the SSL5, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism. The company says that it is the safest and most efficient offshore and subsea lever hoist in the world. Ben Burgess, director at William Hackett says, “It’s a piece […]
The EQ electric chain hoist range is one of KITO bestsellers. In 2020, the range will be extended with the introduction of the single-phase EQS electric chain hoist. The new EQS is designed for 220 – 240V power supplies while providing all the advantages of the high-voltage version – such as its compact design and […]
SWF Krantechnik GmbH is launching Athlo hoists, a new generation of chain hoists designed for loads up to 5t. The first model in the series will be available for loads up to 1000kg with further options to follow in the near future. Parallel to the release of Athlo chain, SWF Krantechnik is also introducing new […]
22/10/2019 - 13:00 pm
In this month's issue
Face Time: Peter Douglas new CEO of IPAF.
Previews of Spring shows.
The emerging MEWP markets.
Richard Money, new LEEA chair, on association initiatives.
Jon Backes, of The Crosby Group, on vertically integrated manufacturing.