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Statements made in this section are taken from submitted press releases by the individual companies and all claims as to the performance of their products is according to those releases.
         Wire Rope News is not responsible for these claims and any questions or concerns regarding specifications, safety or performance should be directed to the individual companies.
         CM ShopStar electric chain         VS offers high performance in a com-  The  comparatively low  weight  and
         hoist now available with           pact  package,”  said  Jeff  Armfield,   compact design of the Petersen swag-
         variable speed                     Executive Director,  Global  Product   ing and testing machine means assem-
         CM ShopStar VS is ideal for        Strategy and Product Development.   bly can be done on-site.
         industrial lifting applications    “The true variable speed operation   For example, using this equipment it
         requiring precision load control   and high-duty-cycle capability provide   is  possible  to  re-terminate and proof-
           When you need a durable hoist ideal   operational flexibility required for de-  load test a crane cable which  is still
         for use on production lines, assembly   manding applications.”        attached to the crane, at the worksite.
         workstations  or  anywhere  precision   The CM ShopStar VS beats the com-  This revolutionary system offers enor-
         lifting  and  load  control  is  required,   petition with an H4-plus duty cycle,   mous  savings  to offshore,  mobile  and
         choose the new CM ShopStar VS elec-  more than 300 motor starts per hour   tower crane  operators by minimising
         tric chain hoist from Columbus McKin-  and Class F motor insulation for heavy-  down  time due  to  rope  repairs.  The
         non Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO),    duty use. The ShopStar VS is available   crane rope buttons Petersen supply can
         a leading designer, manufacturer and   in capacities from 250 to 1,100 lbs. and
         marketer of material handling prod-  features speeds up to 63 feet per minute.   Petersen’s P400 from
         ucts, systems and services. Designed   The VS also features a thermally   Alps Wire Rope
         and built for industrial applications,   protected hoist  motor and a rugged,
         the CM ShopStar VS features a high,   cast-aluminum  alloy hoist  frame and
         H4-plus duty cycle and compact design.   body with an epoxy-powder-coat finish.
           The ShopStar VS is a superior alter-  With  single-  and three-phase  voltage
         native to air hoists. With lower operat-  options, the ShopStar VS can be config-
         ing and instal-                    ured to a variety power supplies.
         lation costs,                        To learn more about the CM Shop-
         the  ShopStar                      Star VS or any of our powered hoists,
         VS is  more                        call Columbus McKinnon Channel Ser-
                                            vices at 800-888-0985  or visit www.
                                            About Columbus McKinnon
                                              Columbus McKinnon  is a leading
                                            worldwide designer, manufacturer and
                                            marketer of material handling prod-
                                            ucts,  systems and services,  which  ef-  be shipped with an optional swivel-eye
                                            ficiently  and  ergonomically  move,  lift,   to prevent problems associated with ca-
                                            position and secure  materials. Key   ble torsion during the reeving process.
         Columbus McKinnon
            ShopStar VS                     products include hoists, cranes, actua-  The machine will be on display at the
                                            tors, rigging tools and digital power   Alps Wire Rope stand at CONEXPO
                                            and motion control systems. The com-
         energy  efficient                  pany is focused on commercial and in-
         and    requires                    dustrial  applications that require  the
         less downtime                      safety and quality provided by its supe-
         for   mainte-                      rior design and engineering know-how.
         nance.  In ad-
         dition,  this                      Alps Wire Rope introduces
         new electric                       Petersen’s P400, the mobile
         chain   hoist                      solution for swaging and
         offers  cleaner                    testing
         and quieter op-                    Con Expo-Booth G73125
         eration with more                    Alps Wire  Rope Corporation intro-
         responsive  controls               duces  Petersen’s  P400, the mobile so-
         than an air hoist.                 lution for swaging and testing of wire-
           The  ShopStar  VS                rope terminations and crane cable
         features  a  lifetime-             repairs on-site.
         lubricated gear train,               The  Petersen  swaging  and testing
         a fully enclosed hoist             machine allows the correct pressing
         frame designed to                  of swage sockets onto wire rope. After
         protect the hoist mo-              fitting the socket, the wire rope can be
         tor from environmen-               gripped and a proof-load applied - all
         tal contamination and              on the same machine. The convenient
         an    industry-leading             design means proof load tests can be
         lifetime warranty.                 carried out on lifting assemblies with-
           “The CM ShopStar                 out the need for  external equipment.

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