Air hoist lifts 125 tonnes
23 January 2013
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 E
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.