Baker Cranes Ltd. is a distributor for the Germany-based ABUS Crane Systems in New Zealand. The company supplies a wide range of products including standard cranes, wire rope hoists, electric chain hoists, radio controls and lifting sy Electric chain hoists trial applications. Electric chain hoists are important components in the material handling chain and offer load capacities up to four tonnes. These electric chain hoists feature low headroom, dual lifting speeds as well as durable brake linings and are supplied ready for installation. The low headroom design ensures optimum utilisation of space while dual lifting speeds enable application in sensitive lifting and lowering operations. These chain hoists are designed to complete 1 million full-load braking operations before requiring adjustment.
Electric chain hoists are available in several models with varying load capacities. ABUCompact GMC chain hoists have a maximum load capacity of 200kg and lifting speed of up to 12 metres per minute. These chain hoists feature ABUCommander push button pendant, infinitely variable lifting speed as well as hook path of 3/6/10/20 metres and can be connected to single phase 110V or 230V power socket. ABUCompact GMC chain hoists are lightweight systems weighing only 10/ 12kg. Single fall chain attachment offer load capacity up to 100kg while double fall chain attachment offers up to 200kg load capacity.