AIR Wire Rope Hoists

Choose from a diverse range of air wire rope hoists tailored for construction, maintenance, and industrial applications. Our industrial duty hoists, designed for heavy-duty lifting in electricity-unavailable or hazardous environments, ensure unmatched durability. Count on smooth lifting in high-usage scenarios. Our specialists are ready to assist in finding the ideal hoist for your facility or crafting a customized solution. Lift with confidence—choose Liftsafe Engineering.

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Yale Cable King

Yale Cable King air wire rope hoists are renowned for their exceptional performance, minimal maintenance requirements, and extended lifespan, particularly in demanding industrial applications. Built upon a foundation of years of engineering expertise, these hoists incorporate proven design elements while also integrating innovative features. The result is a hoist line that not only meets but exceeds our rigorous standards of reliability and durability. With the ability to handle longer lifts and heavier loads, Yale air wire rope hoists offer a solution tailored to your specific requirements, ensuring maximum value for your investment. 

ShawBox 800 Series

Shaw-Box 800 Series air wire rope hoists are ideally suited for virtually any lifting application. Their modular design and versatility provide a wide range of capacities, lifts, hoist speeds, and control options, making it possible to select the most efficient hoist for the job without wasted capacity or overkill.

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Air Wire Rope Hoist Specifications

Features Yale Cable King Shaw-Box 800 Series
Frame Material One-Piece Welded Steel Heavy Welded Steel Frame
Gearing Type Precision Spur Gearing Triple Reduction Helical/Spur Gearing
Rope Drum Material Machined Steel Heat-Treated Forged Steel
Bottom Blocks Enclosed with 360° Hook Rotation Shrouded Lower Block
Motor Type High Starting Torque Motor D.C. Disc Motor
Drive System Automotive-Type Drive Shaft Improved Plow Steel Pre-Formed Cable
Brake Type Weston Screw-Type Load Brake D.C. Disc Motor Brake
Controls Wide Variety of Controls One-Handed Pushbutton Control
Limit Switches Upper and Lower Adjustable and Upper Block-Operated Block Operated Upper Limit Stop
Hoist Motor Designed Especially for Hoisting Service High Torque, Heavy-Duty Motor


Each of these systems meet the standards laid out in the AISC Steel Construction Manual, OSHA 1910.179, ANSI B30.11, AWS D1.1/D1.6 and CMAA 74.



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