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Columbia Marine Hoist Supports Michigan DEQ Sediment Testing

Columbia Marine Hoist Supports Michigan DEQ Sediment Testing

Application: Core sampling marine hoist
Customer: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Location: Lansing, MI
Hoist Model: Columbia HD2000-1A34-L-01 AC electric hoist
Performance based on 115 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz:
Line Pull: 2,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 11.8 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity: 213 feet X 3/16” diameter wire rope with latching hook
Special Features: Washdown-duty motor, stainless steel fasteners (where applicable), epoxy overcoat
Why APPI: The Remediation Division of the Michigan DEQ is responsible for the ongoing testing of sediment in all the navigable waters located within the state. To do so, they needed a hoist that could work at depths up to 100 feet with line pull adequate to overcome suction when pulling a sediment sampling barrel loose from the bottom.  Given the limited power available on their dredge, it was a pleasant surprise for Daniel Peabody, a geologist with the department, to find our HD2000 AC hoist with minimal modification would be an ideal solution for their application.

With a fully sealed planetary gear set and a wash down duty motor with an automatic brake, this hoist was easily configured to perform in a harsh, outdoor, marine working environment.

Please contact us if you would like more information about these particular marine hoists 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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