Increased spark protection
23 January 2013
A purpose-designed BOP handling system comprising twin airoperated monorail hoists, with a joint lifting capacity of 200t has been supplied by J D Neuhaus. The hoists are a special compact design which has been develope
Running in parallel on two overhead beams in excess of 22m in length, both hoists incorporate two trolleys, each with a 50t load rating, providing a total 100t lift capacity per hoist. Each hoist is also fitted with a copper-coated bottom block and clevis (providing increased spark protection), together with a galvanised chain box.
Both hoists incorporate overload protection, with limit switches also provided for the hoist and traverse operations.