Air hoist lifts 125 tonnes
12 December 2012
What is believed to be the world's first air operated hoist with a lift capacity of 125t has been manufactured by materials handling and lifting specialist, J D Neuhaus. This is the most powerful unit in the company's
This is the most powerful unit in the company's EH range of handling equipment.
Designated as an EH 125 monorail hoist, the unit operates from a 6 bar air pressure and is equipped with 10kW and 2.8kW rated motors for the lifting and traverse functions respectively. In standard format, the hoist is supplied with a six double-chain mechanism providing a three metre lift at speeds of 0.30m/min within a full load, and 0.38m/min on lowering. Horizontal travel speeds of 6m/min are achieved with maximum load and 8m/min when unloaded.