What is a lever hoist and how does it work?

December 5, 2019 9:29 am Published by

Lever hoist, also known as lever block is a piece of high quality lifting equipment that is being used to lift and move loads across the warehouse facility. They are portable devices which are very useful in tensioning. They can be used to lift loads in different positions including vertical and horizontal lifting. The horizontal lifting ability of lever hoists is a major advantage of the equipment when compared to other lifting equipment like chain blocks or chain hosts.

The working process of lever hoists are quite simple with its handle being attached to a block which has an internal ratchet and gear mechanism. They work by cranking the lever up and down to power these ratchets. To facilitate the easy moving of the load up and down, the direction of the internal gear is switched. The switching of the internal gear is an easy process. The hook at the end of the lever block is used to attach it to the loads as it provides a secure support. Lever blocks can be easily customized as per customer requirements.

Lever blocks or hoists can be used to lift specific load limits and the total load limit should not exceed this specific limit. Lever blocks are important equipment used in the garages or construction sites. They are made either from single or double fall chain configurations. The ideal configuration should be chosen according to the weight of the load to be lifted.

Saudi Dutest is a recognized lever block supplier in Saudi Arabia representing high quality lifting equipment and services. They are focused on achieving maximum customer satisfaction through the supply of best quality products and services. Their product range includes chain slings, chain hoists, webbing slings, lever blocks, shackles, wire rope slings, hooks etc.

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