Wire Rope Hoists from Demag

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Wire Rope Hoists to Meet Individual Needs

Whether you're looking for a wire rope hoist with state-of-the-art or standard functionality, we offer wide solutions to meet our customers' needs. Our Demag wire rope hoists include excellent safety features, high handling rates, and cost-effective operation up to 100 tonnes.

About Demag’s Wire Rope Hoists

As basic hoist units for integration into plants and existing machinery operations, or as lifting solutions with electronic controls that are optimized for crane applications, our wide range of wire rope hoists offer the optimum solution for meeting our customers’ specific requirements for efficiently lifting loads weighing up to 100 tonnes.

Our wire rope hoists have been utilized by diverse industries to lift heavy loads, with some key sectors including: 

Companies in these sectors value working with Demag due to our high-quality products, reliability, and long history of expertise.

More Applications for Wire Rope Hoists

Wire rope hoists are composed of larger components that allow them to withstand the heat created by constant lifting. Ropes made from wire also have higher SWLs (safe working loads) that also make them suitable for heavy lifting. Since they are able to work in conjunction with heavy objects for extended periods of time without overheating, they are often used in:

  • Manufacturing – Lifting and lowering heavy loads safely in manufacturing settings allows the work to get done without posing threats to workers
  • Shipping and handlingWire rope hoists can be used to load and unload trucks and ships quickly and efficiently
  • Storage units – Our hoists are able to successfully transfer heavy loads in warehouses and factories, making them ideal for diverse uses

Demag DVR Rope Hoist

The new DVR rope hoist is compact, versatile, and high performance for a wide range of standard industrial applications. With configurations to meet capacity requirements, the DVR hoist has comprehensive options to meet crane and lifting requirements. Features include:

  • 4 configurations for load capacities from 1 to 80 tons – foot-mounted, low-headroom, standard monorail, double-girder trolley
  • Variable speed drive for lifting and travel motors
  • Choose the optional Demag DST Pendant for the same user-friendly, ergonomic design operators are used to

Visit the DVR Rope Hoist page for more information.

Demag DH Hoist Units

Our DH hoist units are utilized for a range of applications, including as traveling hoists on cranes or monorails and stationary solutions. These units provide reliable operation even in harsh environments with high ambient temperatures, high dust levels, and aggressive atmospheres. Additional features include:

  • Three sizes for load capacities up to 100 tonnes
  • Hook paths up to 104 m
  • Rope lead-off possible in any direction

Visit our DH hoist units page for more information.

Staying Informed on Wire Rope Hoists

Wire rope hoists are a great addition to any crane that needs to lift heavy loads effectively and reliably. Here are some FAQs and answers on wire rope hoists that you can consult to keep your team informed and safe.

What is the history of wire rope hoists?

Wire rope hoists were first developed in the early 1800s in Germany, designed for use in mining operations. By the late 1800s, electric motors were invented, which led to the use of electric wire rope hoists. Since they were powered by a motor, they were able to lift heavier loads than the previous hand-cranked or steam-powered hoists.

Demag is proud to be a part of this history with our operations coinciding with the development of the technology. Our origins began in 1819 Germany with the foundation of the company that would later transform into Demag. Ever since we have been dedicated to crane solutions, including wire rope hoists.

Today, wire rope hoists come in a variety of sizes and capacities so that each application can have an appropriately sized wire rope hoist for its intended use.

What are the main components of a wire rope hoist?

There are a few components that make up a wire rope hoist. First, you have the drum. It is a rotating cylinder that the wire rope is wound around. The motor serves as the power source behind the drum, allowing it to turn. Another key component is the brake, which prevents the load from falling if the power on the crane fails. Last but not least, there’s the load hook which is used to attach the load to the hoist and facilitates the transfer of loads.

Contact Demag Today for More Information on Our Wire Rope Hoists

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