Lifting Tools & Equipment

Lifting Tools & Equipment

Lifting and rigging tools & equipment are used to transport large loads from one location to another on a construction or industrial site. Rigging also refers to the act of securing a weight or structure using ropes, cable, chains, and other mechanical devices and fittings so that it may be securely lifted and moved, or restrained and anchored. In most work environments, such as warehouses, and is a requirement for most construction projects, such as bridges and buildings, this equipment is used to move material that cannot be moved with manual labor. It is a tool used in most work environments, such as warehouses, and is a requirement for most construction projects, such as bridges and buildings. This technology may also be used to outfit a larger number of packages and commodities, reducing the number of people needed to transport the cargo. Lifting equipment comprises any type of equipment that is used for vertical lifting; however, equipment that is used to move material horizontally or to support people is not considered lifting equipment.

How to select Lifting Tools & Equipment?

It's critical to choose the proper lifting tools & equipment. Otherwise, the rigger will be unable to adequately secure and transfer the weight. We provide a large selection of rigging equipment for various applications. There is a whole range of stock chain, wire rope, wire rope grips, slings, block and tackle, lever blocks, chain blocks and other lifting equipment/components. One should know their specific requirements, so that they may choose the appropriate tools to build an apparatus that is customized to their needs and requirements.

Is It Necessary to Inspect Rigging and Lifting Equipment on a Regular Basis?

When speaking about lifting tools and equipment, their maintenance shouldn’t be compromised. Riggers must check, maintain, and repair lifting tools and equipment in order for them to work properly. This equipment is utilized in demanding settings and activities where parts are subjected to stress and strain. Twisting, jolts, compressions, and other stresses caused by lifting large weights can damage lifting elements and components. Riggers must have an inspection manual and schedule in place so that equipment, assemblies, parts, and components may be inspected on a regular basis and fixed or changed as needed. Failure to do so may result in workplace mishaps.

One other thing that must be kept in mind is that, before being used for the first time, lifting chains must be proof-tested using the proof-test load suggested by the manufacturer. If any repairs have been made to the lifting chains, they must be proof-tested again. This is to verify that chains fulfill the original strength criteria, that damaged links are replaced, and that the replacement material is adequate. The documentation should be maintained once the exam has been completed.

In general, new rigging and lifting equipment should be inspected as soon as it arrives from the manufacturer to confirm that it is the proper piece of equipment and that the rated capacity is enough for the weights you will be rigging. Every day before use, rigging equipment should be examined for any flaws, defects, or signs of wear. If the equipment is utilized for several applications or at different times throughout the day, it should be examined before each shift change and between application changes.

As it was once mentioned, lifting and rigging tools & equipment are used to transport large loads from one location to another on a construction or industrial site and some of the most commonly used of them are hydraulic bottle jack, chain block, lever hoist and electric hoist.

  • Hydraulic Jack: A hydraulic jack is a device that uses a hydraulic cylinder to exert force to raise large objects. Hydraulic jacks use the force generated by the pressure in the cylinder chamber to raise weights.
  • Chain Block: A Chain Block (sometimes called a manual chain hoist) is a machine that uses a chain to lift and lower large goods. Chain blocks have two wheels around which the chain is wrapped. When the chain is pulled, it coils around the wheels and begins to lift the item hooked to the rope or chain. To elevate the weight more evenly, Chain Blocks can be attached to lifting slings or chain bags.
  • Lever Hoist: A Lever Hoist is a high-quality piece of equipment that allows you to lift and lower big items without using any gear. Lever hoists may raise things in a variety of positions, including horizontally. The Lever Hoist's capacity to lift objects horizontally is a significant advantage over the Chain Block or Hoist, which can only lift items vertically.
  • Electric Hoist: Electric hoists are the most popular type of hoist because they can raise thousands of pounds while yet being less expensive than hydraulic hoists. They are sometimes fixed to the ceiling, but most of the time they are self-contained and consist of metal rails, a long metal chain or wire rope for the actual lifting, one or more electric motors, and a gear box with the controls.

Ronix Lifting Tools & Equipment

Ronix Tools is the manufacturer of various lifting tools & equipment, suitable for a wide range of rigging applications. Ronix's Hydraulic Trolley Jacks are practical mechanical tools that can readily carry up to three tons of weight. Hydraulic Bottle Jacks with load capabilities ranging from 2 to 32 tons are also provided by Ronix to the operators. A user may be assured that there would be a suitable device for each of their requirements thanks to the wide range of lifting tools Ronix offers. Ronix manufactured Lever Hoists are also extremely practical lifting component that are used to hoist and lower big objects as heavy as 3 tons. Overall, it can be said that each and every one of Ronix made lifting tools and equipment are manufactured and designed in a way to guarantee the lifting operators, the tools that are durable and safe to use and to facilitate the operation.

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