Do you think your company would benefit from a wire rope winch? If you are unsure about the answer to this question, this article will help.

This article will run through the basics of what a wire rope winch is, how it works and why your company may need one.

If you have any further questions after reading this article, please contact an experienced member of the LES team, who will be eager to help find the ideal solution for you.

First things first, let's get an overview of what this piece of equipment is... 

What is a wire rope winch?

A winch is a very simple device to master and use. It consists of a motor, hydraulic system, and a drum in the middle where the cable or rope will be coiled. Manually operated hand winches and hand-operated wire rope hoists are cost-effective ways to pull and lift a load. Wire rope winches are a type of hand winch that is ideal for lifting, pulling, and positioning different types of ...

If you are involved in an industry with heavy machinery or loads, you have likely heard of crane scales. This is because crane scales are the ideal solution for weighing large industrial applications and you might already use them within your business and with your customers. 

In this article, we will go into more depth about the other benefits purchasing a crane scale can have for your company and additional safety measures to take in order to keep safe.

If you have any questions at any point throughout reading this article, you can contact LES and a member of the team will be ready to help you.

So, let's start with the basics and ask the question... 

What Are Crane Scales?

Crane scales are arguably one of the most recognisable pieces of rigging equipment due to their wide use of applications. They are also known as suspended scales, load links, or overhead weighing scales. Crane scales play an importa...

It is likely that you have seen, heard, or used safety harnesses at some point in your life since they are a well-known piece of protective equipment. Safety harnesses have many uses outside of the construction industry, but where else would you expect to use one? 

At Lifting Equipment Store (LES), we always want to inform our website visitors and valued customers about the products we have available and how they will help solve the challenge at hand. That's why in this article we're going highlight what safety harnesses are and give you a breakdown of which areas you might expect to see or use them. 

If at any point in this article you're wondering what type of safety harnesses is the right solution for your task at hand, you can contact a member of our LES team who will be happy to find the right product for you. 

What Are Safety Harnesses? ...

Have you ever asked yourself questions that are along the lines of ‘Why we need fall arrest harnesses?’ or ‘What's the difference between fall arrest compared to other harnesses?’ 

Whether you have or maybe you've started a new project where you've been advised you will need a fall arrest harness, or any harness, you've landed in the right place. 

If at any point in this article you've got questions on how a fall arrest harness or another version can help you, please contact a regularly trained member of the LES team who will be happy to help guide you on products that will provide an effective solution for you. 

Let's start off by uncovering the basics around this particular piece of on-person equipment by asking the question... 

What are Fall Arrest Harnesses?

When you are working above ground, your personal safety is everything. Fall arrest ...