Need a Lift? The Hoist Guy's Blog

Oct/31/2017

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

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Aug/30/2017

Do you need a food grade hoist or a clean room hoist? Enjoy this encore blog post from The Hoist Guy, originally written in December 2015.

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Jun/22/2017
Would you be prepared for a hoist breakdown in your production space? Read our post on strategies for prevention and planning for a hoist breakdown. More
May/31/2017
Do you need a hoist with double reeving? And what is "True Vertical Lift"? Read our blog post to learn applications and options for precision lifting. More
Apr/28/2017

What's the difference between bridge cranes and gantry cranes?  Read our blog post to learn the right equipment for your application.

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Mar/30/2017

Need to improve material handling safety and efficiency?  Read our blog post to see how remote controls can boost the productivity of your whole system and learn how Shupper-Brickle provided a unique system for a specialty application.

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Feb/28/2017

Think all jib cranes are the same? As this case study proves, using the right jib crane mounting style can affect your bottom line.

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Jan/30/2017
Hoists for air-powered applications are in a distinct category from electric or manually powered hoists, and buyers should take care. Here are five questions to ask when buying an air hoist. More
Dec/30/2016

After a year when so much was said about the importance of American manufacturing, understanding the differences between American-made hoists and foreign brands is key.

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Nov/30/2016

Need an overhead crane on a budget? A crane kit can be a cost-saving solutions for customers willing to "DIY", but what's included in a kit? When do they work best? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about crane kits.

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