Knowledge Base Articles


Does your Yale Hoists model KAL need a new motor? Read this post to learn about a our new Replacement Motor & Adapter Kit for Yale KAL air chain hoists.



To ensure your bridge crane operates safely, you need a trolley travel limit switch. Read this post to learn how cost-savings and shop safety are maximized with this critical device!


If you store your hoist outside, you are battling mother nature! A Hoist Shelter is a practical option for outdoor storage. Read more about how to save money and keep your outdoor hoist protected. 


When you need quick delivery of a hoist, many manufacturers have new equipment in stock. But what if you need something more than a stock hoist? Read this case study of a customer who required both quick shipping and quick thinking.


Read our case study of lifting challenges and solutions in the granite, marble & stone industry. We help our customers find the right equipment for their operation and budget.


Did you know ladders permanently attached to a structure require annual inspections? Read our blog post about how to address fixed ladder hazards in the workplace.



When it comes to buying a hoist, cutting corner to save a few bucks can come back to haunt you. Avoid these "penny wise, pound foolish" mistakes to get the best equipment for your money.


Shupper-Brickle Equipment is pleased to provide these free Engineering Specifications for a top running single girder bridge crane and underhung single girder bridge crane, compliant with ANSI B30, OSHA, the AWS and the NEC.

An industrial bridge crane or overhead crane is a permanent material handling system built into a production space or warehouse and composed of a bridge beam, runways, and a trolley hoist. The purpose of this free specification is to provide clear, concise, and accurate crane system information for bidding and procurement.


What is a jib crane? Read our list of the Top 5 Things to Know Before Buying a Jib Crane.


Do you need a hoist for a hazardous location? The NEC lists exact conditions, and the specs are never optional.


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