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Hoist UK Achieve Constructionline’s Level 3 ‘Gold’ Membership We are proud to achieve Gold Membership status with Constructionline, an enhanced membership level that we believe demonstrates the calibre of products and services our customers can expect from Hoist...
Everything you need to know before choosing a Manual Chain Hoist Manual Chain Hoists are hand operated chain blocks that are widely used throughout the industry, despite the labour involved in usage. A manual chain hoist can be a preferred option...
What is a Chandelier Winch? A chandelier winch is a compact, purpose designed winch used to provide safe access to chandeliers and lighting installations to facilitate easy cleaning, maintenance and light bulb changing. Usually operated...
What’s Driving the Demand for Cleanroom Lifting Equipment The demand for cleanroom facilities within manufacturing processes continues to rise and in-line with this demand, the need for appropriate lifting equipment increases. This can be seen within the rise...
Jib Cranes: Things to Consider Although called a Jib Crane, it is actually a structure designed to support a manual or electric chain hoist. The type of jib crane or chain hoist you choose should...
What is a Cleanroom? Cleanrooms are necessary in industries like pharmaceutical, semi-conductor manufacture, food production and aerospace, where facilities with very low levels of environmental pollutants are needed. Achieving and maintaining the necessary extreme...
FEM Hoist Duty Classifications Explained The European Materials Handling Federation, known as ‘FEM’, are a standards body for the material handling industry and are publishers of the FEM Hoist Duty Classifications. Selecting the correct hoist...
Hoist UK Newsletter Issue 2 Welcome to the second edition of Hoist UK's monthly newsletter! Our newsletter's have a different sector focus each month and will feature our latest news, case studies and product/services showcases....
Achieving True Vertical Lift for Precise Lifting with a Wire Rope Hoist True vertical lift is a hoists ability to lift the hook straight up and down, to pick up or put down in an exact position, with no hook drift. Electric...
Lifting Beams, Spreaders and Frames Lifting beams, spreaders and frames can be designed for general purpose or as bespoke beams for a specific use with a planned range of lifts...
What is ATEX Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22? ATEX is the name commonly given to the two European directives for controlling explosive atmospheres. ATEX Zones 1 and 2 relate to hazardous gas environments from a mixture of air...
Wire Rope Hoists or Chain Hoists? Both wire rope hoists and chain hoists are robust lifting appliances that are widely used throughout across numerous industry sectors in a variety of lifting applications. Wire rope hoists have...
Hoist UK Newsletter Issue 1 Welcome to the first edition of Hoist UK's monthly newsletter! Our newsletter's will have a different sector focus each month and will feature our latest news, case studies and product/services...
Need to Know Factors for Consideration when Choosing a Mobile Gantry Mobile gantries are largely supplied as a standard configuration but can also be custom designed and manufactured to specifically suit the customers intended application and unique requirements. One of the...
Understanding Mobile Gantries This article has been written to provide you with a basic understanding of mobile gantries. Hoist UK are a gantry manufacturer and also a supplier of gantries available in a...
When does your hoist need a general overhaul or to be replaced? Hoists are manufactured with 10 years of serviceable life before a major overhaul or replacement is required. The ten year service life may not necessarily be a physical ten years...
A Summary of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) PUWER stands for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. The regulations deal with the work equipment and machinery used in every day workplaces and aims to keep...
Truss UK Supply Aluminium Space Frame ‘Oblik’ for a large London based Theatre Hoist UK's sister company Truss UK supplied a large London based theatre with their market leading lightweight OBLIK modular space frame system.
Rigging Hoist Standards Explained There are in fact several different European Standards and various codes of practice that have been written specifically to cover lifting operations within the entertainment industry, where loads are suspended...
A simple guide to Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, often abbreviated to LOLER or referred to as ‘LOLER Regulations’
Three Cranes and Six Verlinde Hoists used at Parker Hannifin Workshop Three cranes and six Verlinde hoists installed at the injection mould maintenance workshop at Parker Hannifin
Paul Jordan BSI Principle Expert Technical Director Paul Jordan joined the CEN TC433 Working Group 2 as a BSI Principle Expert representing the UK at a two-day conference.
Engineering Apprentice of The Year Finalist Hoist UK's Engineering Apprentice Tom Bradley was amongst the finalists at this years Engineering College's Awards.
Training and Development Achievements Congratulations to James Jordan and Becca Jordan for their exam successes.
Hoist UK named Business of the Year 2017 Hoist UK named Business of the Year at the 2017 Wirral Chamber of Commerce's Wirral Business Awards.
Hoist UK are ISO Certified to 2015 Standards Hoist UK are pleased to announce that we have now transitioned to the newest standards for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, becoming ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certified, and also...
Stagemaker SR: The New Generation Stagemaker SR the new generation of Verlinde electric chain hoists for the entertainment industry.