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When hoisting lightweight goods and material on site a Gin Wheel can be very useful and also very dangerous.

The creators of the Securepulley found this to be a problem with the common Gin Wheel and there for designed the solution; the Securepulley.

Featuring a self activating brake to stop the load from moving as soon as the user releases the rope. The load is held eliminating any risk of falling loads and eliminates the risk of danger to the operator and others around.

Self activating brake protects the load and user!

The Securepulley key features are:

Lifting and Lowering of loads with automatic brake Lowering the empty rope

Secure Pulley is the only Gin Wheel for the building industry that conforms to Machinery Directive ECC 89/392 complete with CE mark.

To learn more about the Securepulley Gin wheel and how to buy visit: http://www.liftingequipmentstore.com/securepulley-scaffold-pulleys-2...

One thing is specifying what your chain hoist must do, another is ensuring that it can be used safely. Both are vital. Get one wrong and you could end up costing your company a wedge of money or worse, a fatal injury.

Safety first!

Before you even begin to question specification for a hoist you should firstly seek the help of a structural engineer. A structural engineer will be able to assist you as to where the hoist can be positioned. If running on a beam the engineer will be able to tell you how big and what type of beam you require in order to lift the desired rate. So to an extent, yes you do have to think about specification, but only brief details such as the maximum capacity to lift.

Am I lifting above heads?

If the answer to this question is YES, then you need to be very careful and ensure you are sold the correctly rated hoist(s). When hoisting above peoples heads (usually in a theatre) by law the hoist is required to conf...

Being a labourer isn’t always easy, hauling heavy loads of bricks, motor and other building material is strenuous hard work but mostly it costs you time, and time, is money!

Money well spent is a scaffold hoist, as an investment that will save you time, effort and money, get the job done quicker, save on labour costs and move on to the next job quicker! Life becomes easier with the addition of a builders hoist.

High quality industrial builders hoists can be supplied for under £800 in 230v or 110v 1 phase 50hz power formats with the safe working load up to 200kg (anything over this requires a gantry frame as the scaffold poles will bend over 200kg) usual heights of lift extend to 25 meters, hoists can feature extendable booms for long reach and rotating A frames that attach to the scaffold using scaffold clips that are easily tightened.

Imer TR225 Scaffold Hoist. Now ONLY £1,229!

 

There are a variety of a...

110v and 230v single phase electric chain hoists are only available from A handful of manufacturers at a higher price than normal three phase options.units with one phase are usually sold into the hire market for use on building sites and residential areas where three phase power supply is not available.

There are several complications that can occur when choosing a single phase hoist, a couple things to consider are the distance the hoist will be from the supply and the supply itself, to startup and run these units require a lot of power and it is recommended that all single phase units have their own dedicated power supply in order to ensure that sufficient power is supplied to the machine. Further issues such as two speed operation are not an option with single phase, not are entertainment hoists with a double brake as the secondary brake requires a direct phase for power. Electric travel beam trollies are also not an option with most manufacturers, CM L...

Scaffold Hoists are ultimately designed to make a builders life easier! With working heights up to 30m a Scaffold Hoist can usually lift up to 200kg as this is the maximum weight most scaffolding poles can cope with.

Easy to use a scaffold hoist can be rigged up and ready to operate in just a moment! Simply mount the hoist on a scaffold pole and tighten the securing clips until you are satisfied it is safe. Connects the mains power supply (230v or 110v single phase, designed for use on site where three phase is not an option). The hoist can then be operated as designed from the top of the hoist with the pendant control.

Leuropea HE200

We have recently added a huge range of scaffold hoist accessories on to our website which includes the full Imer and L’Europea range. To celebrate we are offering  discounted prices across our full range of L’Europea Scaffold Hoists.

 

Merry Christmas from the guys at Lifting Equipment Store. To celebrate this Christmas we have teamed up with our suppliers to offer exclusive offers on our full range of Imer and L’Europea Scaffold Hoists.

The prices have just gone live online starting at £597! Hurry! They won’t be around for long, this offer is exclusive to all scaffold hoists purchased before we close for Christmas.

Click Here for: Scaffold Hoist Mega Deals

We are sure to have a scaffold hoist to suit your requirements with capacities up to 200kg and height of lift up to 40m, our range is available in 110v or 230v single phase options, ideal for use on building sites where three phase power is not an option.

The higher end of both manufacturers features scaffold hoists with extendable booms for enhanced further reaching which is made easy buy simply adjusting the span of the hoist arm when a load is not present. The arm is then locked in pla...

Lifting Equipment Store are experts when it comes to supplying Electric Chain Hoist to Nigeria and Africa and have been successfully doing so for over 3 years.

Our fully comprehensive range of electric chain hoists are available in various voltages and formats to suit the southern hemisphere.

We understand that you need your products urgently and that is why we offer our express air freight service on all of our electric chain hoists. Providing your funds have cleared we have the ability to get your hoist to Nigeria and other African countries within 48 hours, now that’s fast!

Our export team takes care of every stage of shipping up to the destination and even handles the import charges upon request. We offer cost effective insurance policies to protect your Electric Chain Hoist while in transit as well as our bespoke export packing service that offers secure ISPM 15 Heat Treated wooden packing crates to securely transport your hoist across the gl...

We are proud to announce our latest offer of up to 20% discount on Yale CPV and CPV/F Electric Chain Hoists.

The Yale CPV hoist is a well respected, quality, robust example of German engineering. This third generation hoist features the latest innovative safety devices that satisfy even the most demanding applications to provide peace of mind.

Act fast and grab yourself a deal today! Call 01384 567430 NOW!

Pewag 2 Leg Chain Sling With Self Locking Hooks

Our services go beyond just the items we supply online and the basic specifications, if you have something out of the ordinary the chances are we can help you. All of our Chain Slings and Lifting Chains are made to order and we can custom manufacture your chains to the precise specifications of your design and incorporate specialist end fittings such as Container Lifting Lugs, Shackles, Chokes, Grabs and much more.

At this current time we only offer grade 8 chains for sale online however we do offer grade 10 and 12 Pewag Lifting Chains offline so please feel free to call for prices. Each assembly is provided with a certificate of conformity and a copy of the safe instructions for loading.

Lifting Equipment Store ship Lifting Sling Assemblies worldwide and can arrange shipping and export paperwork on any order to any country!

Our prices are competitive but do not be fooled- we only supply the ...

As you may know from reading this blog we like to keep you up to date on the latest products on todays market, we are proud to be one of the first distributors to be supplying the new super lightweight GIS GPM Electric Chain Hoist. Made robustly in Switzerland this durable and compact hoist is the newest competing hoist in the lightweight category boasting capacities from 80kg to 250kg.

GIS GPM Electric Chain Hoist

Designed with an array of applications in mind the GPM is protected to IP65 protection level which protects the hoist body and controls from any ingress of dust and water jets meaning you can use it outside and in the Sahara Desert! Perfect for our friends in Dubai and Saudi where they require hoists like this to ensure sand does not get inside the motors and cause damage. Aside from protection levels the new Swiss member boasts long heights of lift up to 90m which is ideal for placement within wind turbines which tend to be rather high and also ...

NEW Viper Chain Hoist

We are very proud to announce that we are now offering the latest ‘GT’ Chain Block; The Viper.

Capacities ranging from 500-30,000kg with various height of lift available meaning that there is a Viper Chain Block to suit everyone, the Viper block is constructed using high quality materials to provide a robust and durable 21st century lifting hoist.

Featuring Zinc plated grade 80 load chain as standard, sealed bearings for increased protection and easy servicing/maintenance, heavy duty cast iron safety catches- a real consumer demand we have noticed, replace your safety catches less often with the Viper Chain Block!

Also included in the body is a chain guide protector to help prevent damage to the chain guide which causes chain to snag and incorrectly feed in to the hoist, slowing production- the Viper block fixes this issue with innovative design that has been combined with years of experience and user feed...

Do you need an option that allows you to wirelessly control your hoist systems? Lifting Equipment Store can provide you with radio control systems from leading manufacturers in the industry.

Plant managers may face dilemmas when it comes to choosing between wire rope hoists and chain hoists. Both wire rope hoists and chain hoists perform the same function, but they are operated in different ways and are meant to lift different types of loads. So you may want to know the differences between wire rope hoists and chain hoists if you are looking to invest in a new hoist, upgrade your existing hoist, or if you think that you may not be using the right type of hoist in your operations.

 When you use inappropriate hoists, you end up incurring additional expenses in the long run. For example, wire ropes are costlier than chains and so you may be paying too much for something that you do not actually need. On the other hand, when you use chains for operations that demand the use of wire ropes, you will have a system that fails to perform to the expected standard and you may end up paying for repairs.

Wire hoists come in diverse forms that are created wit...

Choosing an Electric Chain Hoist for the first time might seem a little daunting initially. That's why we've put together this helpful blog to steer you into the right direction and to help identify the correct type of powered hoist for your job. Read more to learn more...

Chain Hoists serve as a really useful lifting tool on a day to day basis for riggers. Lifting loads up to 50,000kg, that's a huge amount of pressure for such a machine, however, a chain hoist is built and tested to take the pressure of such activities. If maintained correctly and used within its capacities a well build industrial hoist should last for a very long time, we have seen GIS hoists in particular at almost 50 years old, still in action and running sound!

What is suitable maintenance?

Suitable maintenance programmes meet the requirement of the hoist and by this we mean based upon the usage of the hoist; if the hoist is used infrequently then you may find you only need to run a maintenance every 6-12 months, if the usage is more intense then maintenance might even need to be run every month. This would include essential checks to the hoists body, electrical panel, load chain and other vital components along with lubricating the load chain or wire...

Engine Cranes are an essential tool for many automotive maintenance applications, not only this but engine cranes can be used in hundreds of applications from general purpose low-level lifting to workshop transportation. Engine Cranes are often referred to as Shop Cranes, Floor Cranes or Engine Hoists and are perfect for handling loads in tight difficult to access areas such as engine bays. Choosing the correct engine crane for you is essential, read this article where we explain the key differences in the cranes that we offer and the individual benefits they have. 

Considering a new hoist? Unsure whether to make the jump from manual to electric? This article written by our Sales Exective; George Dunn, delves in to the basic advantages and disadvantages of both. 

Explore the differences and alternatives available, the considerations one should make and the potential concerns of making the wrong decision. Be sure to always think with longevity, safety and efficiency in mind.