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Air Balance Hoist & Power Free Rail System by Millsom Materials Handling

Supplier: Millsom Materials Handling

Millsom Materials have the Rail System for you if you're in need of control sensitivity, and ability to safely lift heavy objects during your assembly process. The float system and integrated brake lock will safeguard the movement throughout.


Millsom Materials Handling’s Air Balance Hoist with its characteristic manoeuvrable three-dimensional power-free rail system provides hoisting with the addition of a floating function, providing weightless vertical movement up to 300mm.

  • The Millsom Air Balance Hoist automatically changes to floating state when the up-and-down motion stops and exhibits no jumping phenomena providing superior control when handling goods from workstation to workstation.

Features of Air Balance Hoist & Power Free Rail System:

  • Provides hoisting speeds from 1 to 1000mm/sec, (using 6.9 Bar/100 psi air pressure) and is easily regulated using a control valve.
  • Standard Models are available from 60 to 400kg (based on 6.9 Bar/100 psi air pressure).
  • Low maintenance costs and very small air consumption (0.13 cu m/stroke).

Excellent safety features including a brake lock mechanism that prevents the load from falling if air supply fails or is overloaded, and produces a bell sound by discharging air when an overload is applied.

Applications of Air Balance Hoist & Power Free Rail System:
Millsom Air Balance Hoists have been used in a wide number of industries including vehicle and components manufacturing such as in car assembly lines, automobile parts manufacturing, and handling of a diverse range of goods including tyres, stonework/masonry, fragile goods, perishables and woodworking such as doors and frames. In fact any industry where work efficiency and safety have a high priority can benefit from the Millsom Air Balance Hoist.

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