November 2016
Rigging News
From our Family of Turkeys to Yours...
We wish you a very happy Thanksgiving holiday from everyone at Bishop Lifting Products.  We have so much to be thankful for this year and we are especially grateful for your friendship and business in 2016.  
Reminder - Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th. 

New Product: Harrington EX Certified Spark Resistant Hand Chain Hoists
Harrington's RCB certified spark resistant* hand chain hoists are manufactured with materials that will reduce risk of sparks produced by impact or friction in heavy-duty industrial applications. These hoists are certified spark resistant to level II 2G c IIB T4 and II 2D c 135°C and are in compliance with  the ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU. Spark Resistant RPT push trolleys and RGT geared trolleys are available when mobility is required.
Spark resistant features:
  • Copper-plated load hook
  • Stainless steel hand chain
  • Nickel-plated load chain
  • Solid bronze trolley wheels up to 2 Ton models;
  • Bronze plated trolley wheels on 3 Ton models
  • Rubber bumpers
Slingmax® SYN-Glide Film reduces sling friction
Syn-Glide Film is the only material available on the market today that reduces 70% of the cover friction by allowing the cover to glide over itself or a piece of rigging hardware.  
Many Benefits from More Features:
  • Decrease cost of job
  • Eliminate large shackles & hardware
  • Increase Job Safety
  • Increase Job Speed
  • Significantly reduce the need for sling repair
  Click here for a catalog page for specifications. 
New Straightpoint Loadcell Catalog
Have you seen the new Straightpoint Global Product guide?  Think it's just the same old catalog for high quality load cells and dynamometers?  Think again!
Here's what's new:
  • The wireless compression loadcells, loadshackles, running line tensiometer and Loadpin ranges are now ATEX / IECEx approved with classification Ex ia II C T4 Ga and available for use in zones 0, 1 and 2 hazardous areas (gas).
  • The cabled Low Headroom loadlink is now available as a wireless load cell that can be connected to our multi-channel SW-MWLC software.
  • Our wireless centre of gravity software has been re-written with ISO19901 in mind. 
  • New Proof Test plus software written for the load testing industry
Added the SA700 wireless loadcell transmitter - this product may be connected to any manufacturers cabled loadcell and convert it into a wireless loadcell that can be used with our Straightpoint software.
Action Photo: Prop / Thruster Repair

DR&T provided various quantities and capacities of air chain hoists to a Drydock Repair Shipyard - hoists ranged from 6 ton capacity through 25 ton capacity. This specific application was removal, repair and re-installation of vessel propeller / thrusters. Other hoists provided were used to remove, repair and re-install vessel engine components within its' hull.


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