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Find below our collection of Wire Rope Hoists for sale from major manufacturers like KONE, YALE, DEMAG, LISSMAC, R&M and others at auction. Pre-select few models, compare prices & specs, and buy the best wire rope hoist!
A rope hoist is a device that is intended to lift, manipulate and transport heavy objects from one location to another. Due to a sturdy design and the ability to handle tonnes of weight (depending upon the model), this wire rope hoist can often be seen within commercial and industrial environments such as factories, assembly plants and even garages.
The Basic Operation and Components of an Electric Wire Rope Hoist
Most of these units are powered by electricity. The components of an electric rope hoist consists of a "drum" which houses the gear assembly, a trolley which is designed to slide across one or more girders and the wire itself. This hoist wire rope is contained within an internal spool and a hook or similar grabbing feature can be attached on its end. A manual wire rope hoist is often used so that an individual can control lifting speeds and movements. So, a final component is a handheld joystick to navigate the hoist. This could also be accomplished through dedicated software uploaded to a nearby computer.
Wire Rope Hoist Manufacturers
It is wise to purchase such a wire rope pulling hoist from a trusted manufacturer. A handful of the largest include KONE Cranes, R&M Materials Handling, PRO-HOIST, YALE, DEMAG Cranes, Stahl LISSMAC, Columbus McKinnon, HARRINGTON Hoists and GHSA.
Even if one is searching for a used rope hoist for sale, there are several factors that need to first be examined. Any electric wire rope hoist should first be examined for frays in the lifting wire itself; these can create a dangerous situation. Also, what is the overall load capacity? If the hoist is intended to be moved from place to place, a trolley should be present. For smaller locations that require less lifting capacity, a micro electric rope hoist could instead be a valuable option.