29/07/2019 - 21:13 pm

Speciality hoists for challenging applications

Nobles has commenced a long-term agreement with UK-hoist equipment makers William Hackett to distribute their high-performance manual chain blocks, lever hoists and related accessories across Australia. The agreement began in June.

As well as distributing the standard range, this new partnership will provide Nobles’ customers with access to William Hackett’s range of specialty sub-sea, corrosion protected and ATEX hoists and trolleys as well as new, innovative products such as universal beam clamps that are designed to be loaded in any direction without deration to the WLL and a new range of dual-speed manual chain hoists.

Nobles managing director, Guy Roberts says, “This new partnership provides a superior new range of high-quality and specialty hoisting products for our customers. Constantly increasing and improving our product offering is what enables our customers to trust us to provide the right technical solution for them. William Hackett are known globally for their superior and innovative product range which is now stocked by Nobles across Australia.”

William Hackett’s standard high-performance chain blocks and lever hoists feature overload protection and class leading performance ratios and compact sizing. Its specialty sub-sea and corrosion protected hoists are purpose-built for use in hazardous environments, such as offshore oil and gas and water treatment facilities.

These specialty hoists feature corrosion protected internal brake components and have the option of being fitted with stainless steel load and hand chain (material 316L). William Hackett ATEX hoists have anti-spark features for use in hazardous environments, such as on-shore oil and gas and chemical plants. The WHLP ATEX hoists comply with requirements of ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU and is ATEX rated Zone 1 EX II 2 GD c IIC T4 IIIC T135degC.

William Hackett director, Ben Burgess says, “Our speciality sub-sea and corrosion protection hoists sold globally, meet and exceed Australian Standards AS1418.2-1997, and International Standard ISO9277:2017 ‘Corrosion tests in artificial atmosphere – salt spray tests.’ We are really pleased to be able to partner with Nobles, who are a great fit to distribute not only these speciality hoists, but also our full range of lifting and hoisting products in Australia.”

Initial William Hackett hoist stocks began arriving at Nobles Australian warehouses in June, with continuous replenishment to meet the expected strong customer demand in the oil and gas, mining, construction, manufacturing, utilities and defence industries.  You can find out more about the new William Hackett products at Nobles on the Nobles website.

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