Hoist – standard type
Category: Hoists and Winches
A hoist is a device used for lifting or lowering a load by means of a drum or lift-wheel around which rope or chain wraps. It may be manually operated, electrically or pneumatically driven and may use chain, fiber or wire rope as its lifting medium. The load is attached to the hoist by means of a lifting hook.
Light to Medium lifting > Integral-package hoist > Cost-effective > used by machine / fabricating shop
Heavy lifting > Built-up unit > durability, performance, and repairability > used by Steel Mlls/ Heavy Engineering