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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...

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...