pneumatic hoist

pneumatic hoist

[nu̇′mad·ik ′hȯist]
(mechanical engineering)
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Tenders are invited for Design Manufacture Testing And Supply Of Pneumatic Hoist And Motor
When the accident happened, a pneumatic hoist was being used to lift various items out of the tank through a small hatch at main deck level.
5kg each, fell from a load being lifted by a pneumatic hoist and struck the men.
Little did I know that the replacement of the old school, chainfall hoist in favor of the "new and improved" pneumatic hoist soon was going to give me the scare of a lifetime.
Two small chain blocks were suspended from the roof of the chamber and a small pneumatic hoist was suspended from the roof of the approach drift.
We knew that with our production capacity we would need a crane system with a special grab for our axles that could be operated with a pneumatic hoist," said Carlos A.
In certain process industry applications and other situations involving explosive or hazardous environments, a pneumatic hoist (and perhaps an air-driven trolley/crane operation as well) becomes a necessity, moreover.
Pneumatic hoists reach speeds of 100+ feet per minute
They also use far less air than many other pneumatic hoists and have proved to be a considerable improvement over the wire rope balancers previously used.
Air-driven hoists, also known as pneumatic hoists, don't have electric motors, so they don't require electricity and don't overheat.
Lift up to 6,000 pounds with electric, pneumatic hoists
Because of their high cost, pneumatic hoists are far less common than electric ones.