Hoist and Winch provide our customers with a diverse range of lifting equipment, including ATEX electric hoists, explosion proof electric hoists and spark resistant manual hoists or chain blocks suitable for Zone 1 & 2 (gas) and Zone 21 & 22 (dust).
ATEX hoists, cranes and winches are also known as:
anti sparking hoists, spark proof hoists or explosion proof hoists. Anti sparking winches, spark proof winches or explosion proof winches. Anti sparking cranes, spark proof cranes or explosion proof cranes.
This type of lifting equipment is for use in potentially explosive areas where there is the potential that a spark could ignite flammable dust or gasses.
All potentially hazardous lifting equipment or material handling equipment which is to be used in explosion risk areas are subject to employer method statement and risk assessments. If deemed required the correct hoist, winch, crane or other lifting device meeting the designated EX Zoned area should be installed.
Anti sparking manual hoists are used in many industries. Including, Petro-Chem, process industries, pharmaceutical, marine & Offshore environments for the production of oil and gas.
Tiger Lifting Spark Resistant Products
Hoist and Winch offer the Tiger Lifting brand of spark resistant manual hoists and lever hoists suitable for many areas of industry or plants which are operated with potentially explosive environment.
Due to the very high risk to personnel and other assets, extremely strict guidelines and technical requirements are in place in explosive zones.
The Tiger Lifting Spark Resistant manual hoists, lever hoists, manual and hand geared trolleys are manufactured in accordance with ATEX Directive 94/9/EC and the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.
The Tiger Lifting anti spark manual hoists, lever hoists, manual and hand geared trolleys are lightweight and durable with a proven track record.
All Tiger spark resistant equipment is supplied and certified to ATEX: Ex II 2 GD c IIC T4 IIIC T135°C. Suitable for gas and dust hazardous areas: Zone 1 & 2 (gas) and Zone 21 & 22 (dust).
From the TIger Lifting range we can supply various optioanl extras such as fully spark resistant, corrosion resistant paint finish, spark resistant hooks, overload devices, chain bags and special lifting hook attachments.