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ELECTRIC CHAIN HOISTS

Our Electric Chain Hoists can handle 150kg to 10t loads (light to heavy) and offer the highest level of build quality, and are suited to a broad range of applications.

Electric hoists are the most commonly used hoist type in South Africa, helping to improve efficiency across diverse industries and applications. As the sole distributor of Güralp, no other service provider is better suited to ensure you have the ideal product for your specific needs and budget. Quality and reliability are of utmost concern, and we use only the best technology when designing and manufacturing our lifting solutions – and we look for the same qualities in the products we import and distribute.

RGM Cranes offer an extensive range of electric chain hoists to cater for your lifting requirements

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN ELECTRIC CHAIN HOIST?

Electric chain hoists are inexpensive compared to cranes. They are hassle-free and they can be easily operated with simple controls. They offer high-efficiency, at an affordable cost even in demanding conditions. They will ensure a smooth and steady vertical lift, with a high degree of precision and make light work of heavy objects when compared to a manual hoist.

HOW DO ELECTRIC CHAIN HOISTS WORK?

Electric chain hoists have an induction motor and a brake to ensure the load is held when lifting (enabling heavy objects/loads to be lifted safely). The motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy which can then lift the load/weight.

The motor has a brake that has an interlocking mechanism in combination with a motor that operates in a unique way. When the electric chain hoist is in operation the energy supply to the brake will be released, but when the motor is off the supply is automatically provided and the brake resumes to ensure that the crane load can be held.

WHAT DO ELECTRIC CHAIN HOISTS DO?

The primary benefit is that they are able to lift loads straight up with no lateral movement. They are commonly used for light to medium loads and are ideally suited to use in assembly operations, on a workstation crane, with a jib crane, or for maintenance operations. They are a simple, easy-to-use solution to increase productivity in your workspace and operations.

WHEN SELECTING AN ELECTRIC HOIST CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING:

  • Required capacity – based on current and future needs.
  • Lifting speed – depending on production output needs.
  • The height of lift – highly dependent on building height.
  • The type of material being lifted and work environment.
  • Duty cycle – how often the chain hoist will be operating per day.
  • Budget – consider more than just the initial cost, think about maintenance too.
  • Get a guarantee – the warranty a manufacturer or supplier is willing to put behind their product is a sign of its quality.

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 vast range of chain hoists from other brands. We make it our business to keep your business 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 manufacturer and 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.

REDUCE WORKSHOP DOWNTIME

With over R25 Million worth of ex-stock available, RGM is equipped to meet service deliveries and reduce downtime.

A full range of spare parts are readily available and can be delivered to your site within 24 hours, 7 days a week.

MANUFACTURING & SUPPLYING SOUTHERN AFRICA WITH INDUSTRIAL LIFTING SOLUTIONS FOR OVER 30 YEARS.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Chain Guide

The upper chain guide is wear-resistant plastic, the lower one is steel.

Gearbox

3-stages, helical gearbox in flat design. Therefore especially low noise. All gear teeth are ground or milled and heat-treated.

Housing

Low weight due to aluminum alloy. Motor cover is shock-resistant plastic.

Safety Clutch

Operates in an oil bath with minimal resistance force variations. Set at the factory at 1,3 to 1,4 times rated load. Adjustment free for approximately 20,000 slip cycles at an average activation time of 1,5 sec.

Motor

Power:

  • GMD05 – 0,09 / 0,36 kW
  • GMD06 – 0,18 / 0,75 kW
  • GMD07 – 0,45 / 1,90kW

Winding  : 2-speed – 8/2 poles

Isolation Class : F

Protection IP55

Brake

Corrosion-resistant, electro-magnetical brake.

Brake-Voltage: 85 / 95V DC (depending on the power supply)

Operating Time: 100%

Number of Cycles until 1st Adjustment:  1,0 x 10^6 full load cycles (50% lifting and 50% lowering)

Reaction Time for Brake Activation: < 80 ms after DC circuit switch

Stopping Distance: < 40mm at high and low speeds

CRANE SERVICE INSPECTIONS

 

Our work is guaranteed and in compliance with local and international standards. Inspections and testing are conducted according to SANS 1037-2006 specifications.

READ MORE ABOUT LOAD TESTING COMPLIANCE & STANDARDS

ONSITE LOAD TESTING & MAINTENANCE

 

RGM offers onsite equipment testing using our certified mobile lifting equipment. This rig has the capacity to conduct lift testing up to 27 tonnes on a single pull.

BOOK YOUR ONSITE INSPECTION WITH RGM

LIFTING TACKLE & SERVICING

 

Our full product range sizes, materials, and construction are stocked to meet any specialised lifting requirements and specifications.

STOCK SUPPLIED 24/7

FIND OUT HOW WE CAN ASSIST YOU

We are happy to assist you with any query large or small. Reach out to us and we will ensure that you find the best solution for your lifting needs.

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OUR INDUSTRIAL CRANES AND RANGE OF LIFTING EQUIPMENT HELPS THE AUTOMOTIVE, CONSTRUCTION, MINING AND MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA MEET THEIR DEMANDING PRODUCTION SCHEDULES.

OPERATING TIMES

 

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

Friday:
07:30 - 14 (CAT)

ADDRESS

 

Cnr Dusseldorf & Ruhr Roads,

Apex, Benoni, Gauteng
1540

PO Box 2638
Benoni
1500
South Africa

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