Why Should You Buy A Tube Hoist
Basically, the idea used on hoists is taken from the simple machine pulley. There are many variations of hoists and pulleys depending on how the object being lifted weighs. For many years, the evolution of pulleys has been drastic that today chains are alternated with vacuum tubes. Vacuum tubes are primarily used to lift smooth surfaced objects like boxes, sacks, drums, etc. Despite this innovation, hoists that use chains are still being used to lift objects on hooks.
An example of these objects is the cargo boxes that cannot be lifted through a vacuum tube. The tube Hoist is a simple machine that uses electric power for it to operate. The electricity is used to move the hoist from one place to another. Most of the hoists available are hanged in the ceiling and can move freely on a hanging rail. Unit comes in an easy control system. With a single push-and-release mechanism, you can actually hold, lift and transfer loads.
There are also tube hoist that are used to lift humans. However, this type of hoist is not intended for higher altitude lifts. This type of hoist is usually used to lower a person into a manhole. In this case, a tripod tube system is being used.Here are some of the objects that can be lifted using a tube hoist:o Cardboard boxes - because the surface of this object is smooth, using this unit is the most appropriate.
o Loose sacks - high power sucking system is needed to lift this object since the surface is not as smooth as the cardboard boxes.o Pails - lifting this object uses a special lifting mechanism like a clamp.o Sheets - glass sheets, plywood, metal sheets etc. can be lifted using a vacuum tube but with multiple sucking cups. Lifting these objects require at least 6 to 8 sucking cups in order to attain protection over the object especially those breakable ones.o Drums - like the pail, lifting drums does not just require a sucking cup but also a clamp. Clamp can be positioned in the side or the body of the drum or with a support on the base.
Tube hoists adjust easily to the object being lifted. There are lots of varieties of them that combine both the vacuum tube and chain-hook system that makes it easier to be used on any object. They are professionally engineered and properly designed to maximize the lifting capacity and to lower any physical stress on the operator.
by: Irane Martinez