air hoist

air hoist

[′er ‚hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
A lifting tackle or tugger constructed with cylinders and pistons for reciprocating motion and air motors for rotary motion, all powered by compressed air. Also known as pneumatic hoist.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of High Speed Air Hoist For Bcpl, Lepetkata
When the seawater pump on an offshore rig needed replacing, an air hoist supplied by materials handling specialists J D Neuhaus (JDN), was on hand to provide safe lifting of the components.
A separate vertical reel lifter mounted on a customised air hoist, hanging from a swing-jib crane, allows the operators to off-load reels of up to 95 kg.
Ingersoll-Rand have developed the Palair [TM] Premium Food Grade air hoist.
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Described as ideal for use with air motors, air winches, air hoists or other air-operated machinery, the brakes are said to be a proven alternative to traditional electric brakes.
These air hoists feature a patented motor brake system which does not require supplementary lubrication.
The company, which makes air hoists and lifting equipment, said new market opportunities and the fact that Coventry is in the heartland of the UK engineering and automotive industry proved decisive in choosing the city for the new venture.
The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC), a subsidiary of the state-owned National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), states on its website that it uses Ingersoll Rand compression systems and air hoists.
VERSATILE AIR HOISTS The range of modern air operated hoists manufactured by J D Neuhaus offer safe and efficient lifting and handling facilities for a wide range of general engineering and industrial applications.