Hoists and Cranes

About Hoists and Cranes in Hardwire

A hoist is used to move loads vertically by a drum (or wheel) on which wraps a rope, a wire rope or a chain. Hoist can be operated manually, electrically or pneumatically.


A crane is more complex than hoist and it moves heavy loads in different directions (in addition to vertical). There are different types of cranes including: overhead crane, truck-mounted crane, tower crane and etc.

An overhead crane has parallel runways with a traveling bridge. A hoist is the lifting component of the crane which travels along the bridge.


You can find great prices on different types of hoists and cranes in Hardwire Trading Company.


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