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Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Waste Compactor Winches Assist Stadium Cleanup

Application:  Progressive Field waste compactor winches
Customer:  The Cleveland Indians
Location:  Cleveland, OH
Winch Model:  Columbia WG7500-2A17-L-02 AC Electric Winch
Line Pull:  7,500 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  7.7 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  285 feet x 5/16” diameter wire rope with latching hook
Power Source:  230 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz…

Columbia Rigging Hoists Handle Backstop Netting At Wrigley Field

Application:  Raising and lowering the backstop safety netting at Wrigley Field
Customer:  Strata Contractors LLC
Location:  Chicago, IL
Hoist Model:  Columbia HG5600-2A17-L-02 AC Electric Hoist
Line Pull:  5,600 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 
7.7 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  100 feet x 7/16” diameter wire rope with latching hook, supplied loose
Power Source:  208 VAC / Three phase / 60 Hz
Special features:  NEMA 6 hand-held pendant control with 15’ lead, Includes quick disconnect for pendant at control panel…

Columbia Amusement Ride Hoist Assists With Maintenance

Application:  Amusement Ride Hoist for Maintenance and Repair
Customer:  Bragg Crane
Location:  Orlando, FL
Hoist Model:  Columbia HG1600-4A33-L-0 AC electric hoist with flat strap
Line Pull:  1,600 pounds on first layer
Line Speed:  15.1 feet per minute on first layer
Strap Web Capacity: 30 feet X 4” synthetic strap with straight latching hook
Power Source:  460 VAC  / 3 phase / 60 Hz
Special Features:  Rotary limit switch for upper and lower travel stops, strap drum conversion, quick mount brackets…

Columbia Amusement Ride Maintenance Winch Ensures Ride Safety

Application:  Amusement Ride Maintenance Winch
Customer: Intamin Amusement Rides Int.
Location: Schaan, Liechtenstein
Hoist Model: Columbia WF2100-2A28-L-00
Line Pull: 2,100 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 20 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source: 230 VAC / Single phase / 50 Hz
Special Features: Strap drum holding 50 feet of 2” nylon strap

Columbia Dual Hoist System Provides Museum Access

Application:  Dual hoist system to lift a “curtain wall” in a major museum
Customer: Baker Metal Products, Inc.
Location: New York City, NY
Hoist Model: Two Columbia HR3-7200-4A17-L
Line Pull: 7,200 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 12 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source: 460 VAC / 3 Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features:  Wire rope tension roller on each hoist…

Columbia Stage Hoist System Solves Theater Rigging Issues

Application: Columbia stage hoist for setting and striking theater props and lights
Customer: Entertainment Industry Distributor
Location: Hollywood, California
Model number:  Columbia HG500 “Stage Hoist System”
Line Pull: 500 pounds
Line Speed: Up to 56 feet per minute
Wire Rope Capacity: 220 feet x 3/8″ diameter synthetic line
Power Source: 230 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features: Custom stage hoist package designed specifically for theater use…

Photography Studio Light Bank Hoist

Application: DC Electric Photography Studio Light Bank Hoist System to position an oversized lighting arrangement for photographing large products.
Line Pull: 800 lbs per hoist through four parts of line
Line Speed: Up to 15 feet per minute
Cable Capacity: 45 feet x 1/8” diameter synthetic rope.
Power Source: 24 VDC
Special Features: Dual motors on each hoist, a special cable guidance system incorporating a “bulls-eye” fairlead

Aerial Sculpture Hoist

Application: Aerial sculpture hoist for children’s hospital
Customer: Artech, Inc.
Location:  Seattle, WA
Line Pull:  Two hoists with 5,600 pounds capacity each
Line Speed:  8 feet per minute
Power Source:  115 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features: Custom control panel…

High Speed AC Electric Winch for Japanese Production Company

Application: Custom high speed AC electric winch with variable speed to pull a 90 lb kite in excess of 600 feet per minute across a stage and back for a production company with shows in Japan
Line Pull:90 pounds
Line Speed: 660 feet per minute
Cable Capacity: 90 feet X 1/8″ aircraft cable
Power Source: 180 VDC Electric
Special Features: Custom grooved cable drum with twin anchors for positioning. Custom 4 cam rotary limit switch for failsafe control of the kite with cams modified to ensure tripping at high speed. 2 hp 180 VDC TEFC rated motor with control board. Custom variable speed controls with PLC input.