Harrington Enhances Ergonomic Features

Harrington Enhances Ergonomic Features

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Harrington Hoists has added an ergonomically designed cylinder control option to their line of NER/ER enhanced feature three phase electric chain hoists. The new device allows the operator to control the hoist direction by moving the cylinder’s in-line handgrip with one hand – while positioning the load with the other hand.

The cylinder control is available on hoists with capacities of 1/8 and 1/4 ton, in both single speed and on the under-the-cover variable frequency drive dual speed models. This option may be purchased completely installed on a hoist or as a retrofit kit for a previously purchased 1/8 or 1/4 ton enhanced features hoist.

Harrington’s NER/ER hoists are built to be environmentally friendly and are made without the use of harmful materials. The current draw required for operation has been reduced for energy efficiency while maintaining horsepower. New motor, brake and inverter components which lower noise levels have resulted in increased operator comfort. All models have three year warranties. These hoists are equipped with “The Guardian” Smart Brake Technology, a failsafe maintenance-free brake with a ten year warranty.

Enhanced premium quality features also include:

  • Extreme duty with 60 minute, H4, fan-cooled motor
  • Super-strength, nickel-plated load chain
  • Unique six pocket load sheave reduces chain vibration and increases chain life
  • Standard thermal motor protection
  • Upper and lower limit switches are standard
  • “The Guardian” Smart Brake Technology
  • Count hour meter for preventive maintenance
  • Red emergency stop button
  • Removable bottom hook

These hoists are specifically recommended for demanding workstations, high production assembly lines and severe working environments.

Harrington Hoists is a leading supplier of electric and air powered chain hoists and trolleys, electric wire rope hoists and trolleys, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, push and geared trolleys, overhead cranes, crane accessories and a full line of replacement parts. They are distributed through IBT. For more information, write to IBT Fluid Power.

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