Columbia Feed Hoists Improve Elephant Health

Application:  Feeding Elephants Using Overhead Hoists
Customer:  Zoological Society of San Diego
Location:  San Diego, CA
Hoist Model:  Columbia HF2300-4A17-X-02
Line Pull:  2,300 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  12 feet per minute on the first layer
Special Features:  Custom upper limit switch assembly
Power source:  460 VAC / Three Phase / 60 Hz…

Columbia DC Hoist Helps Give Pigs Firm Footing

Application:  Columbia DC hoist for replacing flooring in large pig barns
Customer:  Arnold Family Farms, Inc.
Location:  Bluff Springs, IL
Hoist Model:  Columbia HG1500-1D35-X-00
Special Features: Continuous duty motor
Line Pull: 1,500 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 16 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source: 12 VDC…

Columbia Heavy Equipment Recovery Winch Systems

Application:  Two Columbia heavy equipment recovery winch systems with 200,000 lb. single line pull to move heavy machinery up and down slopes in extreme weather
Location:  British Columbia, Canada
Winch Model:  Columbia W200000-4A17-L-00
Line Pull:  200,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  70.5 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  1,200 feet x 1⅝” 6X36 IWRC galvanized wire rope
Power Source:  460 VAC / Three Phase / 60 Hz…

DC Ambulance Hoist for Loading Patients

A North Carolina ambulance manufacturer recently drew upon Allied Power Products, Inc.’s (APPI) expertise to provide a DC powered hoist that would help ambulance and emergency personnel load wheeled stretchers carrying bariatric patients.

From their extensive product line of hoists and winches, APPI selected their DC500 12 volt strap hoist. When not under tension at all times, a strap eliminates many of the spooling issues associated with wire rope.  In addition, patients benefit from the smooth pulling of a strap because it does not jump from layer to layer.  The synthetic fabric construction of the strap is also much cleaner and…

Columbia Platform Hoist Provides Positioning for Clay Pigeon Platform

Application: This clay pigeon platform hoist positions a platform that holds a clay pigeon thrower.  The hoist raises the platform to its throwing position, offering shooters a more challenging shot, and lowers the platform to reload the thrower.
Customer Type: Rifle Club
Location: Marshfield, Wisconsin
Line Pull: 2,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 12 feet per minute
Power Source: 115 VAC 1 Phase 60 Hz
Special Features: Full voltage controls on 6 foot pendant, limit switch…

Columbia AC Flag Hoist for World’s Largest American Flag

Application: Columbia AC flag hoist which is being used to raise the world’s largest American flag in Sheboygan, Wisconsin up the tallest flag pole in the USA. ACUITY, a Midwest property and casualty insurer, commissioned America’s Flags and Poles of Irving, Texas to construct and install the 338 foot tall flagpole. At 7200 total square feet with 4-1/2 feet tall stripes and 3 foot tall stars, this flag is visible from over 20 miles away.
Customer: ACUITY
Location: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Line Pull: 1,290 pounds
Line Speed: 80 feet per minute
Cable Capacity: 760 feet X 3/16″ wire rope
Power Source: 230 VAC 3 Phase 60 Hz
Special…