The SIL3 Trick

You’ve probably heard people claiming, “My hoist is SIL3 – it’s safe”, or "My hoist is SIL3 because I use two encoders", or even "I need all my new winches to be SIL3”. These are some common statements repeated in the industry, but did you know that most of them are irrelevant or just plain [...]

Barbara Doherty2019-05-03T18:23:07+01:00May 1st, 2019|Articles|

The Life Expectancy of a Chain Hoist

We once had a chat with a rental company - who owned several hundred electric chain hoists about an accident that happened to them. The owner of the company told us that during an installation, part of the chain hoist’s lifting mechanism, which was part of its upper suspension, broke down and the entire machine [...]

Barbara Doherty2019-05-03T18:22:15+01:00April 1st, 2019|Articles|

Machinery Compliance after Brexit

Brexit is approaching and there is no doubt that it will deeply affect the UK entertainment industry having an impact on production activities related to the organisation of live events. In a recent article published by Outsourced events, according to the recent Conference & Incentive Travel’s (C&IT) State of the Event Industry Report, 56% of [...]

Barbara Doherty2019-05-03T18:21:06+01:00March 1st, 2019|Articles|

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