The Value of Buying a Hoist Which is ATEX Certified

A quick browse of our product section will show you that we have a whole range of hoists here at Lifting Hoists Direct. While some product names will make it clear what they are used for, others, such as our ATEX hoists, may not be so immediately obvious. Here we have given a brief overview…
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Electric Hoist Advantages- 5 Key Benefits

Electric hoists are some of the most popular pieces of lifting equipment within the industry. The already heavy reliance on electricity around the world has meant that this gear slots in nicely into many setups, and brings with it a range of benefits. Here, we’ve looked at the top five electric hoist advantages. Electric Hoist…
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The Importance of Expert Advice When Working with Electric Hoists

Electric hoists are incredibly useful pieces of equipment, and have helped to dramatically change the way in which businesses can conduct lifting and lowering operations. It’s perhaps unsurprising that their usage continues to increase in the modern world, given the fact that we have begun to use more and more electrical devices every single day.…
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Tips and Advice on Servicing and Repairing of Hoisting Equipment

Hoists are delicate pieces of machinery, and despite their sometimes simplistic design, special care must be taken to ensure that they are handled in the right way. They require regular inspections, servicing and, should anything go wrong, maintenance or repairs.  We’ve laid out some tips on this below. Please follow all of our tips listed…
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5 Applications of Staging Hoists

Staging hoists are one of many types of hoist that we stock and supply. Interested in finding out more about just what this equipment is, and how it is used? You’ve come to the right place! Just what are staging hoists? Before examining specific applications, we thought it would be worth setting some context for…
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6 Unusual Facts to Learn About Ratchet Lever Hoists

Ratchet lever hoists are a standard product among hoisting offerings, featuring a basic and simplistic design which is manually operated. While its name suggests it’s simply a hoist that is operated using a lever, it actually possesses many other qualities and features which you may not know. We’ve listed just some of these below. #1…
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