How to Operate Electric Wire Rope Hoist?

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Date: Wednesday, 21. August 2019 - Monday, 20. July 2020

Time: All day


Location: India


Zip and city: Hyderabad


In industry purpose, it is very important to get the best quality and control wire rope hoist but it is also important to best out this machine with the industry experts to grow and explore.

A hoist is a device used for lifting the loads with help of drum or lift, Electric Wire rope Hoist means use the electricity to lift the heavy loads with the help of drums which is adjusted by rope or chain.

Electric Wire Rope hoist is composed of electric motors, Gearboxes, Rope drum with rope guides, electric panel and large wire rope connected to a hook. Electric Wire Rope Hoists are used to carry large objects weighing between 500 Kgs and 20 tons in various conditions like severe heat while welding, over the burners and furnaces or in an acidic atmosphere.
Here below are some of the things to remember make the best from the Electric Wire Rope Hoist in your Industry

Use of Electric Wire Rope Hoist:

Voltage Checking:

We need to check Voltage because every product is made for a different electric force. So check the voltage required for your product before bringing it to use. If there is a slight difference in the voltage the speed of the hoist will also differ. The Speed of the Hoist is proportional to Voltage. Attach the hoist to the power supply in case the voltage will support it.

Check the lubrication:

Confirm the gearboxes are filled up to the mark by recommended oil in the hoist and the end carriages of the EOT Crane.

Avoid Untangling:

Lower the rope fully when the hoist is up and see if it is not tangled. If so, untangle it. For the successful movement of heavy load, the rope mustn't be tangled.

Test buttons:

Once the check the Control switches of Electric hoist before adding the load .and also Test emergency stop button by pressing it, and confirm the wire rope hoist ceases movement.

Limit Switches Test:

It is the main function of the electric wire rope hoist. When the hook reaches the top it should disconnect and the same must happen when the hook reaches the ground. Repeat this practice two times.

This is a very important check that needs to be done. Check the hoist limit switch by pressing the up-button all the way. Once the hook reaches the top of the hoist the button will be Disconnected. Repeat the test by pressing the down button.

Crane Motion Test:

This third set of buttons helps move the crane horizontally. Test the crane by taking it to the top till the gantry rails.

Load test With Trail Run:

This first set of buttons is used to lower and lift the load. Press the down button till the hook reaches the ground and attaches with the load, then press the up button to lift the load and detach the hook. Looking For Electric Hoists Manufacturers

Be Safe:

Do not try to operate the electric wire rope hoist if people are under it. Stop the hoist and wait until the coast is clear. Also, ask your workers to take proper training before using it. Never stand near or under the crane whenever it is in the use. Avoid using the control buttons without any guidance.

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