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Eurobloc VM Essentials Electric Wire Rope Hoist (VM1 / VM2 / VM3)

The Eurobloc VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist has been designed for use with crane kits only. Controlled by pendant or radio control, the Eurobloc VM is a more economical alternative to the VT electric wire rope hoist as unlike the VT as it's optimised for use on an overhead/underslung crane. The VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist is able to lifting loads ranging from 2,000kg to 20,000kg.

  • Dual-speed travelling
  • Hoist brake designed for the lifetime of the hoist in normal use
  • Simplified design to reduce number of spare parts
  • Controlled by pendant or radio control
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Technical Information

The VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist has a lifting capacity from 2,000kg to 20,000kg and is the perfect solution for customers wanting all the benefits of an electric wire rope hoist whilst managing any budgetary constraints:

  • Electro-mechanical load limiter as standard
  • Hoisting limit switch and two step travelling limit switch
  • Two travelling speeds
  • Galvanised steel wire rope with a high safety factor
  • Drum design will increase lifetime of the steel wire rope
  • Low voltage control (48V)
  • Rotating hook with safety latch
  • Documentation pack includes hoist test certificate, hook and steel wire rope certificate, electrical schematics and EC Declaration of Conformity
  • Gear boxes lubricated for the lifetime of the hoist
  • High performance for challenging environments
  • IP55 protection
  • Offers the best closed hook and hook approach available
  • Rope guide without springs for easy replacement
  • Two pack Epoxy paint with 120 micron finish
  • Lift brake designed for the lifetime of the hoist in normal use
  • Tropicalised lift motor

STANDARD KIT FOR SINGLE AND DOUBLE GIRDER TOP RUNNING CRANE

Electric wire rope hoist Eurobloc Essential is available too with complete kit, which includes:

  • Load range: 2,000 to 20,000kg
  • Height of lift: 6, 9 or 9,5 m (VM1, VM2) and 8, 9, 10, 12 or 13m (VM3)
  • Reeving: 4 or 8 falls
  • Dual speed hoist motor with 6:1 speed ratio
  • Dual speed trolley travel via contactors with 4:1 speed ratio
  • Short headroom trolley and double girder trolley only
  • 2 step travelling limit switch
  • Top and low hoisting limit of hook activated by gear limit switch in gear box
  • Overload limiter as standard
  • Electric equipment for crane kit
  • Eurobloc VM Essentials offer compact design and optimised dimensions

Travelling End Carriages for Top Running Crane

  • Direct drive wheels
  • 2 Rubber buffer per end carriages
  • The end-carriages are fastened with a plate bolted onto the girder (box and profile girders)
  • Variable speed
  • 2 steps crossing limit switches
  • Thermal protection on crossing motor
  • Derailment protection devices
  • New optimised crane layout : with new location drive bridge/crane panel/radio receiver, with a reduced amount of parts
  • Energy chain: 50% less screw for fixing

Energy Chain

Energy chain delivers as standard:

  • Compact design, using proven components from standard crane kit
  • Mounted on end-carriage, height adjustable for optimal building fit in the crane
  • No significant impact on trolley end approach dimension
  • Clean and modern appearance of crane, no cables loops
  • Cables protected against mechanical damages
  • Fast and easy installation in crane factory: number of bolts reduced by 50%
  • Cutting threads to profile girders not required
  • Welding option on box girders
  • Less wearing parts

Crane Control Panel

  • Compact design, using proven components from standard crane kit
  • Mounted on end-carriage, height adjustable for optimal building fit in the crane
  • No significant impact on trolley end approach dimension
  • Easy attachment of radio receiver by magnets
  • Optional pug-in control pendant for emergency operation
  • IP55 Protection on steel electric cubicle, indoor use

Radio Remote Control Essential

  • This Radio Control system has been specially designed to operate with EUROBLOC VM ESSENTIAL electric wire rope hoist
  • 6 motions: up, down, travelling, crossing, emergency button
  • Klaxon (98 dB as standard and 108 dB as option)
  • Backup transmitter of Radio remote control ESSENTIAL included with standard delivery of the crane kit
  • One set of batteries is deliver as standard in the crane kit
  • Receiver located on the electric cubicle, fixation with magnets
  • Set of stickers for emitter to adapt marking at local regulation (DIN, FIN, ANSI)
  • Easy operating procedure, high reliability
  • Increase operator productivity and safety during load lifting operation
  • Optional*: Digimote radio controls for certain countries and applications

Configurations

Eurobloc VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist configurations:

VM Essentials Electric Wire Rope Hoist Low Headroom
Low Headroom

A low headroom trolley coupled with the VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist makes optimum use of the height of lift available.

VM Essentials Electric Wire Rope Hoist Low Headroom
Double Girder Trolley

The Eurobloc VM Essentials electric wire rope hoist configured with a double girder trolley sits on top of the beam.

Documents

Download Verlinde Eurobloc VT commercial and technical documents:

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