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Space Required for a Construction Elevator

When your company needs a construction hoist it is hard to beat a Champion US-60-1R or US-60-2R. Once you have determined your needs for a job site it will be necessary to choose which lift will best fill your needs. Both units have rack and pinion drive with a maximum tower height of 900 feet.

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Construction Hoist Elevator Code Enforcement (Do’s and Don’ts)

Construction hoist and elevation equipment of any form have well specified construction hoist codes of handling. This is because whenever such equipment is involved in an accident, it is likely to cause a lot of damage. The complete rules on handling of such equipment are implemented and cited in the American National Safety Code for […]

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Save Money by Refurbishing a Construction Hoist

hoist refurbishing beforeWith the ever rising expenses in the construction industry coupled by a still tight economy, every project manager or CEO in the general contracting business is looking for ways to keep the costs low.

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Rack and Pinion Elevators

Rack and Pinion Hoist

What are they?
The drive assembly is installed directly on the car platform and the power comes from a motor driving a pinion gear. The gears operate individually on a stationary rack that is connected to a support tower.

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How to Calculate Labor Savings when using a Construction Hoist

Construction HoistsWith rising costs in the construction industry and a still tight economy across the U.S.,
savvy project managers or CEOS for general contracting businesses are looking
for ways to keep overhead low.

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Cranes Verses Hoists

construction hoistsA lot of discussion has gone on in the online world regarding using cranes versus hoists for construction purposes on high rise structures.

There are many variables that an individual with authority has to consider with regards to vertical transportation of personnel and materials. For one thing, there are safety issues to consider, and naturally any kind of safety issue is likely to turn into a legal and insurance issue at some point. As well, an individual has to consider the monetary implications and the efficiency of lifting personnel and supplies with one type of device versus another.

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