To insure a hoist which will meet your particular
requirements with complete safety your inquiry should
include the following information as applicable:
brief description of the work
to be accomplished including the number of lifts
per hour or day.
in tons of 2000 Ibs.
Type of suspension: lug, hook, manual push trolley, manual geared trolley,
motor driven trolley or base mounted.
headroom dimension permissible.
Maximum lift in feet: the distance between the upper and lower elevations
of travel of the load block.
Desired hoisting and
trolley travel speeds in FPM.
Method of operation: pendant push button, pendant rope, remote control
or trailer cab.
Speed control: For the hoist-single
speed, two (2) speed or variable speed (3 or 5 step).
For the trolley-single speed, single speed with ballast
resistor, accelerating fluid drive or variable speed
(3 or 5 step). For D.C. (direct current) hoisting,
dynamic lowering is also available.
Operating current: A.C.- voltage, phase, cycles and NO. of wires. D.C.-
Beam or rail size for trolley
width and weight per foot of standard mill roiled
sections or the catalog number or patented monorail
section. Minimum radius curve in track, type of switches
and size of splice plates or reinforcing strips,
Type of power collection
rubber covered cable, wheel type collectors for open
bar or wire, safety shielded type collectors or others.
Special conditions such as heat, dust, moisture,
hazardous atmospheres, etc. Explain fully.
that: "The hoist unit is to meet the Recommended
Minimum Standard Specifications as issued by the
Hoist Manufacturers Association, Inc., One Thomas
Circle, Washington 5, D.C."
1235 Old River Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44113 216-241-0333