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Columbia Continuous Duty DC Hoist Lifts Tools and Equipment

Columbia Continuous Duty DC Hoist Lifts Tools and Equipment

Application:  Hoisting crane operator’s tools and equipment on an oil platform
Customer:  Oil States Skagit Smatco LLC
Location:  Houma, LA
Hoist ModelColumbia HF1500-2D18-F-00
Line Pull:  1,500 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  20 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source:  24 VDC
Special Features:  1 HP totally enclosed fan cooled motor with spring applied, electrically released brake, custom 4.44” wide drum, 118:1 gear reduction, NEMA 4X rated stainless steel enclosure for electrical controls and connections

Why APPI:  Rusty Melancon, a Contract Specialist, with Oil States Skagit Smatco LLC, contacted us during his search for a 24 VDC hoist to use with a davit mounted on oil platform tower crane to lift and lower tower the crane operators’ tools and equipment.

We were able to meet his line pull and speed requirements of 1,000 lbs. with an average line speed of 20 fpm over a travel distance of 95’ by changing the gear ratio in one of our Columbia “HF” series hoists.

The hoist features a continuous duty DC motor and a spring applied, electrically released coupler brake along with OLI (overload interrupt) protection to prevent catastrophic failure in the event of a stall condition.

Matching the hoist to this application included narrowing the drum to ensure proper fleet angle for spooling the wire rope.

Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular continuous duty DC hoist or any of our other products and services.


Allied Power Products, Inc. has specialized in providing winches, hoists, capstans and cranes to meet our customers’ specific application requirements for more than 30 years.

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