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Columbia Window Washing Platform Hoist System

Columbia Window Washing Platform Hoist System

Application: Window washing platform hoist system
Customer: Sterling Engineering & Fabrication
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Line Pull: 2,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed: 9 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity: 84 feet X 5/16″ wire rope
Special Features: Regenerative DC drive in NEMA 4X rated control enclosure. NEMA 6 rated low-voltage handheld pendant elements such as rpm, fuel consumption, oil pressure, etc. Stainless steel fastener. Epoxy overcoat. Aluminum base plate. Galvanized wire rope with latching hook.
Why APPI:  Shown perched atop one of the more striking buildings in the Atlanta skyline, these Columbia H2000’s were recently provided to raise and lower a set of davit arms which serve as the anchor points for a window washing platform.  The Columbia H2000’s were specified for this project based on their compact yet robust construction. Their washdown-duty motors, epoxy paint overcoat, stainless steel fasteners and NEMA 6 pendants will ensure that these hoists perform as specified for years to come.

The challenge of lowering window washing and maintenance equipment over the arc’d veils of this building was no small feat to overcome and we are pleased with our role in the project. More importantly, the building constructor and owner are pleased with our performance in handling their needs as well.

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Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular window washing platform hoist system 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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