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Columbia Furnace Chute Positioning Hoist

Columbia Furnace Chute Positioning Hoist

Application:  Positioning a material delivery chute
Customer:  TPR Federal-Mogul Tennessee
Location:  Lawrenceburg, TN
Hoist Model:  Columbia HD1300-1A34-F-11 AC Electric Hoist
Line Pull:  1,300 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  15.4 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  99’ of 3/16” wire rope
Power Source:  115 VAC / Single phase / 60 Hertz

Why APPI:  One of the products manufactured by Federal-Mogul is high performance cylinder linings that are made in a complex manufacturing process.

This is how Omayra Hernández, a manufacturing engineer for TPR Federal-Mogul, describes the process and how the furnace chute positioning hoist fits into it.

“Your Columbia AC hoist is used to position a chute used to deliver additive materials into a furnace on one of our production lines.  The chute is lowered when materials are being placed in the furnace and then lifted by the hoist to its stored position.

We are very happy with the performance of the unit and have recently ordered two additional Columbia HD1300 AC electric hoists to use in similar applications in other locations in our manufacturing facility.”

Please contact us if you would like more information about this furnace chute positioning 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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