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Standard Hoist Features

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Twin Hook Floor Mounted Hoist

1. Load Blocks:

  • Assembly consists of a frame (yoke), sheaves, bearings, swivel (thrust bearing), and hook assembly
  • All structural components designed with a minimum 5:1 safety factor
  • Heavy duty steel sheaves with heavy duty bearings available
  • Optional end connections: eye hook, clevis hook, or a special assembly to connect to a lifting device.

2. Wire Rope:

  • Wound from high strength metal strands designed for long life and low wear
  • Available designs: steel, stainless steel for corrosion resistance, and rotation resistant.
  • Minimum of 5:1 safety factor of all wire ropes
  • Electrolift chooses the type of wire rope for each hoist based on specific application

3. Wire Rope Drum:

  • Spools and unspools wire rope on helical groove to lift or lower load blocks
  • Helical grooves on drum prevent the wire rope from over wrapping
  • At least 2 dead wraps remain on the drum when the rope is unwound during normal operation
  • Drum/rope diameter is optimized to reduce rope flex, reducing wear and extending rope life
  • Special features available:
    i. Deep grooving
    ii. Rope guide
    iii. Quick disconnect wire rope dead ending

4. Drum Shaft

  • Transmits torque from the gear reducer to wire rope drum
  • Fabricated from high strength, cold rolled steel
  • Designed for infinite life
  • High overload capacity

5. Motor

  • Standard motor is 3 phase, Nema class D, 30-minute duty, class H
  • Voltages available: 230/460V standard, 208V, 575V
  • Electrolift offers optional 60-minute, continuous duty, and inverter duty motors for heavy duty service
  • Standard motors contain thermal switches to protect from overloading the motor.

6. Motor Brake

  • Spring applied, electrically released operation
  • Easily maintained and adjusted
  • Replacement brake pads and coils stocked and readily available at Electrolift
  • Type of brakes offered:
    i. Electrolift standard brake – cost effective, suitable for most standard and heavy duty lifting applications.
    ii. Solenoid type brake – self adjusting, requiring very little maintenance.
    iii. Oil Shear type brake – recommended for the most demanding applications. They are the most durable and practically maintenance free.

7. Gear Reducer

  • Reduces rotational speed and amplifies torque of motor
  • Design life minimum of 15 years
  • Capable of seeing a minimum 3X overload
  • Low maintenance, infrequent oil changes and inspections
  • Simple, straight forward design allows dependable operation and extended equipment life.

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