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telpher

[′tel·fər]
(mechanical engineering)
An electric hoist hanging from and driven by a wheeled cab rolling on a single overhead rail or a rope.
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Tenders are invited for "Mechanical Contract For Overhauling Revision Of Gear Boxes, Pumps, Telphers In Ars Of Sp-Iii.
1 - LIFTING AND CARGO APPARATUS AND PARTS TO IT (SC 021: 2015 42418000-9 - MACHINES AND TOOLS FOR LIFTING, MOVING, LOADING OR UNLOADING 42413000-4 - JACKS AND CAR LIFTS) AND NAMELY LOT1, TELPHERS AND WINCHES, LOT2: JACKS AND ASSEMBLY TRACTION MECHANISMS, LOT 3: LIFTING EQUIPMENT FOR REPAIR OF ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT