Can you remove hoist-mounted controls and remotely mount the same controls?

Andrew T. Litecky12/21/21

Can you remove hoist-mounted controls and remotely mount the same controls? Yes, but keep these key points in mind. Read this Hoist Guy's Blog post to learn more!

Considerations When Upgrading Hoist Capacity on a Crane Beam

Andrew T. Litecky11/ 1/21

What are the main questions to ask when upgrading the capacity of a hoist on a crane beam? Read this case study to learn how we met the challenge.

Hoist Overload Devices vs. Thermal Overload Protection - What's the difference?

Andrew T. Litecky3/ 1/21

What is the difference between hoist overload devices and hoist thermal overload protection? Read the Hoist Guy's blog post to learn more.

Do you need a manual, electric or air-powered hoist? FAQ's

Andrew T. Litecky1/ 1/21

Welcome to The Hoist Guy's Blog, where our resident Hoist Guy Andrew T. Litecky shares his knowledge and experience of many years in the overhead material handling industry. What type of hoist is best for your uses from manual, electric or air-powered? When is a wire rope hoist best for the job? Here are some...

Top 5 Tips for Buying an Air Chain Hoist

Andrew T. Litecky4/ 1/18

Hoists for air-powered applications are in a distinct category from electric or manually powered hoists, and for the investment, buyers should take care to find the right model. When the appropriate equipment is selected, air-powered hoists can be relied on to stand up to heavy usage.