Do’s and Don’ts When Working with Pullifts

Pullifts are just one of the many types of hoists that we have available here at Lifting Hoists Direct. As each hoist is slightly different to each other, it’s important that you’re aware of how to use each one properly. So, with that in mind, here we’ve laid out some do’s and don’ts when working…
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Never Compromise on Wire Rope Quality in a Wire Rope Hoist

A Wire rope hoist as you may have guessed, is an electrically operated hoist that uses wire rope as its primary lifting medium, as opposed to the usual steel chain that is used. We’ve briefly touched on the benefits of wire rope below, as well as why you must never compromise on wire rope quality. Benefits…
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How to Write a Risk Assessment When Implementing a Hoist

A Risk assessment is just one of the many things that you’ll need to think about when planning a lifting operation with hoists. Below we’ve explained a little more on this process. Planning a lifting operation No matter how big or small your lifting operation is, it should always be properly planned by a competent person.…
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10 Qualities to Demand When Buying Air Hoists

Looking to purchase a brand-spanking new air hoist? Whether you choose to shop with us or not (we hope you do!), here’s 10 qualities you should expect from the buying process when it comes to buying air hoists. #1 Lightweight nature Air hoists, also known as pneumatic hoists, have the huge benefit of being much…
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Design Inspiration – Planning the Perfect Hoist Implementation

Purchasing your shiny new hoist is just the first step of the process when it comes to commencing your lifting operation. One of the other factors that you need to consider carefully is hoist implementation in the setting that you’ll be using it in. The planning of a lifting operation Any lifting operation requires careful planning…
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Choosing the Correct Power Supply for your Electric Hoist

Electric hoists run off of an electrical power supply, and you’ll find that electric hoists don’t always come with a power hoist as part of the package. Sometimes a crane setup already has a power supply which you can quickly incorporate your new hoist into, other times you’ll need to purchase the power supply first.…
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