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VHR Manual Chain Hoist

Verlinde's VHR Manual Chain Hoist is one of our most popular hand chain blocks offering a lifting capacity of 250kg - 5,000kg, and can be supplied in a variety of configurations, as well as also being available in an ATEX version for use in Zones 1 and 22, 21 and 22.

The VHR hand chain block, or hand chain hoist, has a strong and robust construction, providing exceptional durability. The hoists high-strength grade 80 alloy steel load chain is supplied with a galvanised finish for corrosion resistance and in compliance with EN 818, safety factor 4. Featuring a compact design the block has a reduced unit weight and allows for easy transportation and manoeuvring within your operation.

The configurations available include:

VHR Manual Chain Hoist with Push Trolley
Push Travel Trolley

The hand operated chain block together with a push travel trolley allows for horizontal movement under load.

VHR Manual Chain Hoist with Low Headroom Trolley
Low Headroom Push Travel Trolley

Configuring the manual chain hoist with a low headroom push travel trolley facilitates horizontal movement within a short headroom working environments.

VHR Manual Chain Hoist with Geared Travel Trolley
Geared Travel Trolley

For bigger loads a geared travel trolley can be paired with the hand chain block to provide horizontal movement.

VHR Manual Chain Hoist with Low Headroom Geared Travel Trolley
Low Headroom Geared Travel Trolley

A manual chain hoist configured with a low headroom geared travel trolley to provide horizontal movement for heavier loads in a low headroom environment.

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Our Services

Hoist UK are a full service provider offering a wide range of services to satisfy any lifting and handling requirement.

Our range of services have been developed with our clients in mind so that we are able to deliver an end-to-end service for our industrial and entertainment customers. Starting with a call to our technical sales team we will discuss your requirements and advise you of the lifting and handling solutions available to you.

We understand that not every customer wants or needs a standard product and that is why our dedicated team of design engineers are on hand to discuss the project with you and design a bespoke solution. We have a modern workshop with MIG and TIG welding facilities, CNC Lathe and CNC Milling machines and a team of skilled electro-mechanical engineers available to install lifting equipment and handling solutions throughout the UK. We also offer LOLER and PUWER inspections for our entertainment and industrial clients.

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