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See Us at ProMat 2017!

EMH will once again have a presence at North America’s largest material handling show, ProMat 2017. Held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from April 3 through April 6, ProMat 2017 will have over 800 exhibitors of material handling solutions.

EMH’s 20′ x 30′ booth will feature our new Model LS Load-Stabilized Hoist, and new AL1 Aluminum Rail, an economical solution for light weight workstation cranes.

We hope to see you there, and look forward to the opportunity to participate in this prestigious event.

Some Interesting New EMH Applications

An EMH double girder bridge crane is used in the manufacture of the Echo Voyager, Boeing’s latest unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The Echo Voyager can operate autonomously for months at a time thanks to a hybrid rechargeable power system and modular payload bay. The 51-foot-long vehicle is the latest innovation in Boeing’s UUV family, joining the 32-foot Echo Seeker and the 18-foot Echo Ranger.

To view a short video about the Echo Voyager, click the Play button on the video below.

Degelman Industries is in the business of manufacturing and servicing industrial and farm equipment.

Prior to calling on its local EMH distributor, Degelman handled all heavy lifting by forklift, which had its limitations. Acculift, an EMH distributor, had a better idea and provided a custom crane solution. By integrating a free standing modular EMH NOMAD Crane that also maximizes lifting height, Acculift helped Degelman improve the building’s customer service capability.

To view a short video of this case history, click the Play button on the video below.

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NEW EMH Surestop™ Drum Brake Provides Failsafe Safety

With the new EMH SureStop™ Drum Brake, EMH Wire Rope SureStop Logo rev 2Hoist users have an optional failsafe safety device that stops loads when monitored parameters exceed safe operating condition limits. Over-speed, load-slip at standstill, and sheared shaft conditions are all continuously monitored. The SureStop Drum Brake can also be configured as a second mechanical brake.

The EMH SureStop Drum Brake is an emergency device that prevents uncontrolledSureStop Drawing lowering of the load in the event of a failure, but it is not intended as a service brake. It offers users an additional failsafe device should there be failure with the motor service brake, the drive transmission components, or a drum brake. The SureStop is especially well suited for situations where critical lifts are necessary, including people lifts, molten metal lifts or situations where great damage might result from failure.

The SureStop Drum Brake is designed for optimal performance in temperatures ranging from +2°C +80°C, but can handle a wide range of harsh and severe temperature extremes, as long as the mechanism is secured within an enclosure.

The SureStop combines an encoder, a ratchet/pawl mechanism and an electrical over-speed system control. When the drum brake is activated, it mechanically locks any lowering motion and electrically prevents hoisting, which means that the hoist is totally disabled.

New Standard Model Gantry CranesSingle Girder Double Leg Gantry

EMH has introduced a full line of Standard Gantry Crane solutions to facilitate the ordering process for customers. Customers can now easily select, price and order a wide range of gantry crane solutions for numerous applications. EMH also builds a complete range of custom gantry cranes for indoor or outdoor service with virtually unlimited capacities, spans and heights.

EMH Standard Gantry Cranes are available in single-leg or double-leg configurations, and in 3-ton, 5-ton, 7.5-ton, or 10-ton capacities. All EMH Standard Gantry Crane solutions incorporate appropriately sized hoists and end trucks and are available in spans between 20 and 56 feet.

To view the new Standard Gantry Crane line, go to