The Ingersoll Rand Winch & Hoist Business Unit is specialised in the design and manufacture of a comprehensive and modern range of Winches and Chain Hoists ; air, electric or hydraulically powered, with lifting capacities from 150 kg up to 100 metric tons.
The Ingersoll Rand Winch & Hoist range incorporates the best ideas and innovations to solve the most challenging lifting, pulling and positioning applications in the world's toughest industries. They have high recognition in key heavy industries such as Offshore Oil Exploration, Chemicals and Refining, Shipbuilding, Mining and Tunnelling, Steel Mills, etc…
Manufacturing plants are ISO 9001 certified. All products are designed and manufactured in
accordance with the major worldwide standards and regulations (CE Machinery Directives, FEM, ANSI, DIN, NPD, NMD, DOE, ...)
Air operated hoists and winches are particularly suited for use in potentially explosive atmospheres thanks to their inherently safe air motor.
In their standard design, the air hoists are suitable for applications in Zone 2 (as per the ATEX 94/9/ECdirective). They are classified "ExII3G(D)IIB135°C". For applications in more hazardous areas such as Zone 1, Ingersoll Rand air chain hoists are offered with a special spark resistant package. In this case they are classified "ExII2G (D) IIB135° C".
The air winches are suitable for Zone 1 and 2.
They are classified "Ex II 2 GDcIIB135°C".