Hoist UK offer a variety of manual lifting and handling equipment from leading lifting industry brands including Verlinde and Gebuwin. Our range includes manual chain hoists, trolleys and manual winches.
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 for a number of applications including where a permanent installation for infrequent use is required, A temporary installation for erection or maintenance purposes is required, Precision location of the load is required, A suitable power supply is not readily available.
Hoists, whether they are electric chain hoists, manual chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists or electric belt hoists are all 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 of operation, but may be used up more quickly or slowly based on how the machine is being operated during its working life.
In order to help evaluate the working life of a hoist you need to be able to calculate how much of the original manufacturers Safe Working Period exists after your lifting operations have occurred.