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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Ensuring Load Chain Safety with Manual Chain Hoists

Manual chain hoists, also called, chain blocks or manual hoist systems, are easy-to-use and portable pieces of equipment. They are extremely useful, and serve in many industries every single day. However, given the fact that they are manually operated, it is perhaps more important than ever to ensure that you have taken the proper steps…
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Factors to Consider When Buying a Gantry / Scaffold Hoist

As you can see from our extensive product range, we manufacture and stock a wide selection of hoists here at Lifting Hoists direct. Each has been designed for a specific reason, and brings with it its own array of benefits for the user. In the section below, we have examined one particular category, scaffold hoist…
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