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TETHERED TOOLS SYSTEM

Proto system works with the company’s SkyHook to help technicians and contractors working in construction comply with fall protection regulation, fulfill safety requirements, and work productively while at height. The Proto Tethered Tools system includes 11 types of lanyards; eight sizes of tool collars; and, seven different looped heat shrinks for retrofitting existing tools.

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RATCHET LEVER HOIST

The ¾- or 1-½ ton CM Bandit is the world’s first ever HMI-certified ratchet lever hoist. The CM Bandit is loaded with features that make the unit durable and simple to use, product engineers contend. Its compact design and short handle makes it ideal for use in confined spaces. Its portability, easy free chaining, and 360-degree rotating handle makes it one of the most versatile hoists on the market today.

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Green HPDE hard hat

Company cites development of the world’s first protective hard hat manufactured from sugarcane ethanol-derived, high-density polyethylene versus petrochemical-based HDPE used in conventional gear.

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BIN LEVEL SENSOR

Company’s RL level sensor is engineered to yield data in challenging environments where dust levels are extremely high. The non-contact, continuous level sensor works in powders and solid materials of all types, including very low dielectric materials, which until now have been largely incompatible with non-contact devices.

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MODULAR RUNWAY OFFERS ALTERNATIVE TO LOW CAPACITY OVERHEAD CRANES

Columbus McKinnon Corp. has unveiled the 2-, 3-, 5-, 7.5- and 10-ton capacity Freedom Frame from Abell-Howe, suited to conditions and facilities where overhead crane installation is not practical or structurally permissible. The free-standing Free Freedom system requires no tie-offs to the building structure and, with bolted versus welded connections, is designed for easy disassembly and relocating. Runway electrification (right or left) is V-contact style bar. Options include Yale girder crane kits. Available for quick delivery in standard modular configurations, typically one- to four-bay, or as a custom engineered system to accommodate special requirements.

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