In 2020 Kito introduced the Kito Electric Chain Balancer: it looks like a chain hoist, but it’s a new product, entirely different from any that Kito has developed before. As the name suggests, in a broad sense, it’s a machine for maintaining balance. A balancer for a hoist generates power balanced with the weight of […]
Konecranes has introduced a new synthetic rope upgrade to its S-series hoists, to provide significant advantages over alternative materials. Synthetic rope reduces wear and tear of both the rope and the components, as it has less surface pressure and friction against the reeving components. James Dowe, managing director of Konecranes Australia and New Zealand says, […]
GIS AG has added two new hoists to its LP electric chain motor series for the entertainment industry. The LP1600 and LP2500 take the capacity range to 6300kg. Swiss manufacturer, GIS, is also launching a new GHF/GMF generation of manual and motorised trolleys. The LP1600 completes the LP series with maximum capacities of 2500kg (D8), […]
Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin accepting orders in Japan for its 10t TCH air hoist from September 15, 2020. This is an environmentally friendly product, free from harmful substances as listed in “Kito’s 15 prohibited substances.” Powered by air, the motor of the new air hoist cannot burn out and ignition […]
Konecranes has introduced the new C-Series electric chain hoist to Australia, Singapore, China, and Malaysia, with the rest of the APAC region to be included progressively in the months ahead. It is designed to be the most durable electric chain hoist available, to provide a hard-working industrial hoist for industries such as manufacturing, materials handling, […]
Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin selling its new TCH air hoist in Japan on 8 November. Powered by compressed air, the air-hoist product has no motor to burn out and is much safer in flammable environments so can be used in broad range of applications. Kito says that by having no […]
05/11/2019 - 09:30 am
LHA March/April 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Richard Crake of Pacific Hoists embracing environmental issues.
Online asset management systems to track inspection history.
The Insider says put compliance first.
Lithium-ion batteries offer new possibilities for EWPs.