One of the most overlooked components to an electric hoist setup is the power supply. With many thinking that electric hoists come with a power cable like a computer, with single phase hoists this is the case. However with three phase industrial hoists this is not the case. There are reasons surrounding this, but the biggest reason is that most of the time these hoists are being incorporated as part of an existing system or crane system where there is already a supply in place or a specialist supply will be implemented. This is where Festoon Cable Systems provide the ultimate cost effective solution.

A Festoon System runs is essentially a cable management system which feeds power (and control if desired) to the hoist and manages the length when the hoist traverses to avoid any snagging or bunching which could get in the way of the hoist and cause damage as well as posing a risk to the operator. A section of c-rail is suspended from the top flange of the same beam that the ...

In any industry, whenever a lifting job needs to be performed, some type of lifting sling, which is used with a lifting device, is required to undertake a lifting operation. Lifting slings are used to attach loads to the lifting devices and they come in various forms with specific slings being considered appropriate to lift specific types of loads. Among the different lifting slings that are commonly used across diverse industries are disposable one-way slings, web slings, fibre rope slings, chain slings, wire rope slings, and round slings.

Disposable one-way slings are usually used to lift an object and load it into a vehicle. The slings are disposed once the object is removed from the vehicle and sent to the destination. Flat web slings are commonly made out of nylon as well as heavy-duty polyester, but polyester web slings are a better choice as they are not only resistant to certain acidic substances, but they also have lesser elasticity compared to their nylon counter...