Electric Chain HOISTS

Choose from the complete range of Planeta Pitch electric chain hoists to optimise your load handling capabilities – a brand with over 160 years’ experience in the lifting industry.

 

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LET PLANETA DO THE HEAVY LIFTING

Our Planeta Pitch electric chain hoists are engineered to the highest quality and safety standards, for loads from 125 kg to 25 tonnes. They are suited to a wide range of industrial applications and can be trolley mounted on your overhead crane or function as a stationary hoist.

Precise load control

Electronic & Mechanical Overload Protection

Standard Protection Class IP 66

Variable speed hoisting motions up to 25 m/min

Maintenance-free brake

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PLANETA HAS OVER 160 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN LIFTING EQUIPMENT AND INNOVATIONS.

PLANETA PITCH CHAIN HOISTS ARE BUILT TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS:

Chain Guide

  • Easy replacement of chain guide and chain sprocket without disassembling the chain hoist and without special tools.

VARIABLE SPEED DRIVEN

  • Precise load control on hoisting.
  • The control unit provides optimum monitoring of the hoist in its safety devices.

MECHANICS

  • Single fall up to 6 300 kg
  • Two falls up to 12 500 kg
  • 8/2 falls up to 25 000 kg
  • 10/2 falls up to 32 000 kg
  • Mechanical overload device (Slipping clutch)
  • Maintenance-free spring-loaded disc brake
  • Operation temperature -20° C to +45° C
  • Housing protection through powder coating
  • Lower hook according to DIN 15400
  • European zinc plated and hardened chain

(Class T) according to DIN EN 818-7

  • Maximum noise level: 70 dB
  • Chain box
  • Standard suspension eye

ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS

  • Quick disconnect plugs simplify installation and reduce reliance on external contracting expertise.

BRAKE

  • Maintenance-free
  • Positioned behind the slipping clutch for maximum safety

ELECTRICS

  • Variable speed motors with pre-set 4:1 ratio for all frame sizes and gear ratios
  • Main motor controller including safety options
  • Electronic overload protection
  • Motor insulation class H
  • All components connected by plugs
  • Low voltage control
  • Emergency stops with main contractor
  • Separate brake rectifier to control the brake
  • Inverter traveling with EP or MS mode
  • Geared upper and lower limit switches

HOUSING

  • The robust aluminium-magnesium die-cast housing allows for optimal cooling of the engine, transmission, and control unit during operation.

OUTDOOR USE

  • By designing the chain hoist to protection class IP66, it is both dust-tight and protected against water jets.

WORK WITH THE EXPERTS


The RGM Cranes sales professionals have a wealth of knowledge on the best product applications for different industries and workspaces. We are able to offer guidance on the most suitable electric chain hoist solution based on a thorough understanding of your specific needs. RGM Cranes is also a supplier of expert support services and crane parts for a multitude of brands namely Guralp, Planeta, and Demag.

We make it our business to keep your production functioning optimally at all times through proper maintenance and a 24-hour emergency support service for our clients. Get in touch with us by filling in the contact form or give us a call for professional guidance on the most cost-effective and appropriate electric chain hoist solution for your business.

EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT


RGM Cranes believes in offering comprehensive, turnkey solutions for our clients’ lifting requirements. Beyond being a high-quality chain hoist supplier, we also pride ourselves on offering exceptional after-sales support and maintenance services. We keep a complete selection of crane parts available at all times for the fastest repair turnaround time. Our team are also available 24 hours a day for emergencies – always on call to ensure your production line keeps moving.
 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT

Planeta Pitch Lifting Technology

You’ll find Planeta cable winches, cranes and lifting gear can be found in steel mills, shipyards, mines, industrial and power generation plants, drilling rigs, sluices, canal bridges, construction sites, in pipework construction, aircraft manoeuvring operations and in many other areas across the world. The company has a rich heritage of innovation that began in 1861 in Germany and continues today.

Used across Southern Africa’s industries

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OPERATING TIMES

 

Monday - Thursday
07:30 - 16:30 (CAT)

Friday:
07:30 - 14:00 (CAT)

ADDRESS

 

Cnr Dusseldorf & Ruhr Roads,

Apex, Benoni, Gauteng
1540

PO Box 2638
Benoni
1500
South Africa

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