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Air operated hoists

Neuhaus, Air operated hoists As a completion of the re-design project for its Profi range of air operated hoists, the company has announced the 75 TI and 100 TI models, offering SWL capacities of 75 and 100 tonnes, respectively. Existing products in the Profi range cover lift capacities from 250 kg up to a full 60 tonnes, ideally suited to engineering environments.

The latest introductions, which incorporate savings in energy requirements as well as reductions in both weight and overall size dimensions, cover the demanding requirements of heavy engineering working conditions. The key component of these hoists is a new air motor unit, based on the company’s motor-brake concept and incorporating a patented integrated brake system, with a stepped brake piston and a reliable self-lubricating rotor. In the standard configuration of a 6 bar air pressure supply, the motor provides a 9-kW power output, adequate for the operation of either hoist while still providing significant energy reductions.

Although the overall air consumption has been reduced significantly, the lift and lower speeds with/without loads have been increased compared with the previous models of hoists, which helps to reduce handling and to increase production outputs over a full working day. The combination of optimized material selection and modern design methods has also achieved significant weight reductions for the new hoists. This ensures that the relation between hoist unit weight and safe working loads is much better than with the superseded hoist designs. — JD Neuhaus GmbH, www.jdngroup.com