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AW Series (Ex) Certified Spark Resistant* Wash Down Air Hoists

Posted on January 15, 2015

Harrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their new AW Series (Ex) Certified Spark Resistant* Wash Down air hoists which are intended for use in humid, limited corrosive or outdoor environments where equipment must be washed or hosed off frequently.  The AW hoists feature an unpainted aluminum body, stainless steel and electro-plated external components, and the gear box and chain lubricants comply with FDA standards for use in food processing, food handling, pharmaceutical manufacturing and hygienic environments.

These industrial, severe duty rated hoists are Ex certified spark resistant (*Explosive atmospheres that require features that reduce the risk of spark) to level  II 2GD c T5 IIB T100°C and are in compliance with the EU ATEX Directive which is a stringent European safety standard for spark resistant compliance in industrial hoists.

AW Series (Ex) Certified Spark Resistant* Wash Down air hoists are available in 1/2 and 1 Ton capacities with pendant, cord or twist rod control and can operate with or without lubrication in the air supply. Additional features include a patented heavy-duty disc brake, reliable vane motor for smooth operation and controlled travel, a bearing supported planetary gearing system and upper / lower limit switches.

Harrington Hoists, Inc. is a Kito Group Company located in Manheim, PA, Elizabethtown, PA and Corona, CA. and is a leading supplier and manufacturer of electric and air powered chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, push and geared trolleys, overhead cranes, crane accessories and a full line of replacement parts.