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             Harrington Hoists, Inc.                 There is no questioning the superior quality of Harrington’s RY Series
                                                     ultra-low headroom wire rope trolley hoists. Designed specifi cally for
             Defi ning Power and Reliability          safety, reliability and performance, these H4 rated hoists are loaded with
                                                     revolutionary features for high demand applications and come standard
                                                     with dual speed VFD controls on both hoist and trolley for ultimate lifting
                                                     and lowering accuracy. A no load high speed function allows for hoist
                                                     operation at 1.5 times the rated speed with a load less than 25% of rated
                                                     capacity to increase productivity. RY ultra-low headroom rope trolley hoists
                                                     will deliver quality beyond expectations for any heavy duty lifting demand.

                                                     • VFD dual speed control for hoist and trolley - Standard
                                                     • No load high speed function - Standard
                                                     • Premium wire rope (IWRC coated core) - Standard
                                                     • Externally adjustable upper/lower limit switches - Standard
                                                     •   High performance Pull-Rotor motor brake with 5 Year Warranty - Standard
                                                     • Full 360° rope guide - Standard
                                                     • Standard confi gurations are certifi ed and listed to UL 1340 - Standard











                             Toll Free: 800-233-3010      Phone: 717-665-2000      www.harringtonhoists.com




         instructors the ability to make changes   in-the-loop testing. Operating data can   simulations  for  mobile  cranes,  back-
         to training scenarios,  and push them   also be captured for tracking and anal-  hoes, excavators, and many more.
         directly to operators training  on  CM   ysis. The result is a vast reduction in   Exhibiting with CM Labs at booth
         Labs’ Vortex simulators.           development risk, and far less reliance   F100911 is CM Labs training partner
           Using a tool called the Instructor   on costly field prototypes.    OETIO (Operating Engineers Training
         Operating  Station  (IOS),  which  allows   In addition, at CONEXPO 2020, CM   Institute of  Ontario).  A  leader  in  the
         trainers to launch and monitor simulator   Labs will be displaying the most popu-  training  field,  OETIO  has  been  using
         training exercises, instructors can now   lar training simulators in the US today,   Vortex simulators for over 15 years in
         make changes to exercises on the fly.   with its immersive Vortex Advantage   their world-class facilities.
           For example, they can add different   and portable desktop Vortex Edge Plus.   Come experience the reason why CM
         objects to the worksite and change the   These simulators can run the company’s   Labs Simulations is the largest simula-
         position of vehicles, or simply tailor ex-  full catalog of lifting equipment and   tor vendor in the market, at CONEX-
         ercises  to individual trainee abilities   earthmoving equipment. This includes       continued on next page
         for even more efficient learning.
           “In essence, instructors now have ac-                                              Mobile Crane Simulator
         cess to a virtually unlimited number of                                              Training Pack from CM.
         simulation exercises for any given piece
         of equipment,” says Drew Carruthers,
         CM Labs’ Director of Product Strategy.
           What makes this possible is the sim-
         ulation software “under the hood” of
         the IOS. This software, Vortex Studio,
         is designed to realistically simulate
         mechanical equipment and their oper-
         ating environment, whether for train-
         ing, or for engineering and prototyping
         applications.
           Original  equipment manufacturers
         (OEMs) can also leverage Vortex Stu-
         dio, to make engineering design chang-
         es within the software, and push them
         immediately to a simulator for human-
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