Buyer’s Guide for Purchasing Explosion Proof Hoists, Trolleys and Bridge Cranes

Andrew T. Litecky3/29/24

Welcome to the Hoist Guy’s Blog, where our resident hoist guy, Andrew T. Litecky, shares his buying tips for purchasing explosion proof hoists, trolley and bridge cranes. Does your specification call for an electric-powered explosion proof hoist, trolley or overhead crane? Understanding some key points about hazardous locations, explosion proof...

Hazardous Location Specs Can Never Be Optional

Andrew T. Litecky4/ 1/19

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

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.