Hoist UK offer a full range of control solutions for rigging hoists. Our controllers are available in either steel 19” rack mount with or without additional flight case or in a Sarel steel wall mounted enclosure suitable for permanent installations.
Fitted with socapex outlets as standard, our controllers are also available with harting, cee-form connectors or other connectors of your choice, just contact us to discuss.
Controllers are supplied in a 4, 6 or 8 channel configuration with phase reversal switch as standard, and are available for a single phase or three phase power supply of your choice.
Controllers are suitable for hoists to BS7906 Categories A and B, BGV D8, BGV D8+ and BGV C1. We can also produce special / bespoke controllers to meet your exact requirements.
HUK radio control system operates a full Category 3 safety system and is fully compliant with the European Machinery Directive, and we are also able to supply a Stagemaker range of controllers from Verlinde.
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 overhead (static loads) or moving above people (dynamic loads) without the needs for additional safety arrangements...Read More
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.