double-drum hoist

double-drum hoist

[¦dəb·əl ¦drəm ′hoist]
(mechanical engineering)
A hoisting device consisting of two cable drums which rotate in opposite directions and can be operated separately or together.
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The double-drum hoist can now be operated either from the local console or from a remote central hoist room via a fibre optic network connection.