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Harrington Hoists, Inc. Releases New AS Series

Posted on April 27, 2016

Harrington Hoists, Inc. has introduced their new AS Series air hoists with stainless steel components.  The AS series hoists are available in ¼ and ½ Ton capacities in pendant, cord or twist rod control. Spark resistant stainless steel components include: load chain, top and bottom hooks, hook latches and hardware making them suitable for many hazardous conditions.    

These hoists are certified spark resistant (*explosive atmospheres that require features that reduce the risk of spark) to ATEX level (Ex) II 2GD c T5 IIC T100°. The EU ATEX Directive is a stringent European safety standard for spark resistant compliance in industrial hoists. Harrington recommends that users contact a qualified person to determine ATEX requirements for specific applications. 

Standard features on the AS series air hoists include a patented heavy-duty disc brake, reliable vane motor, bearing supported planetary gearing system, upper / lower limit switches and a lightweight, compact cast aluminum body.

Harrington Hoists, Inc. is a KITO Group Company located in Manheim, PA, Elizabethtown, PA, South Holland IL and Corona, CA. and is a leading 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, below-the-hook and material handling equipment.