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         delivery times across  their  standard                                20 m/min (Mini 125). Lowering speeds
         and custom designed lifting equipment                                 with full load also vary from 12 m/min
         range, ensuring that whatever the is-                                 (Mini 1000) to 40 m/min (Mini 125). All
         sue, they have the solution!                                          models are suited to use in ATEZ Zones
           Constantly striving to develop new                                  2 (hazardous gas, vapour, and mist en-
         products  that  meet  demand,  Modulift                               vironments) and 22 (hazardous dust).
         listen carefully to their customers needs,                              As is the case with existing air hoist
         understanding that user research and                                  products, RSS will be solely responsi-
         positive user experience (UX) is key to                               ble for quoting on the food grade Mini
         producing a successful product.                                       air hoist range via leads generated by
           When developing new products, they                                  its own endeavours and enquiries for-
         make a continuous effort to improve                                   warded by JDN UK.
         current design solutions by implement-                                  For more information, or to contact
         ing  the  latest advancements  in  engi-                              Rope and Sling Specialists, go to their
         neering and computer design programs.                                 website at www.ropeandsling.co.uk.
           Certified Industry Experts
           All new and existing products are de-                               Interflon USA introduces
         signed and manufactured and certified                                 Fin Super
         to exacting industry standards includ-                                  Interflon USA introduces Fin Super,
         ing EN and DNV standards, they also                                   an all-purpose lubricant and protective
         ensure  they don’t over  design,  keep-                               coating with MicPol technology, to the
         ing  them easy to manufacture  and of                                 North American market.
         an optimised size,  so that they don’t                                  Fin Super is an aerosol spray that ad-
         use  more material than is necessary.                                 heres to surfaces by virtue of the polar-
         This keeps the costs down and reduce                                  ization of lubricant particles. It creates a
         the weight making the product easier                                  smooth, dry, clear film upon application.
         to transport, handle and manoeuvre,                                   This film possesses a coefficient of fric-
         which benefits their customers.                                       tion of 0.04, is impervious to water, and
           Applying  more  and  more  advanced                                 repels particle adhesion. It is dielectric,
         design techniques such as finite element                              and resists high-pressure water spray
         analysis which utilise analysis theories                              or harsh chemical cleaning regimes.
         like stiffness matrix, non-linear and buck-                           Once dry, it has no sticky residue.
         ling analysis keeps Modulift ahead of the      The new Mini is resistant  Fin  Super  is  ideal  for  use  in  mul-
                                                         to corrosion and high
         competition and giving their customers           levels of humidity.  tiple applications throughout  many
         the best optimised design products.                                   industrial processes and applications,
           For  more  information  about Modu-  RSS, said: “A component of partnering   including on wire rope and related ma-
         lift, go to www.modulift.com.      with companies like JDN is alignment
                                            with fast-moving innovation and prod-
         RSS Adds Food Grade                uct development at the cutting edge of
         Hoists to JDN Range                our marketplace. The food grade Mini
           Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS)   hoist  boasts  the  multitude  of  the  ben-
         is stocking JD Neuhaus’s  (JDN) new   efits of the range we have already been
         range of food grade Mini air hoists.  putting to our customers, but is designed
           RSS, a supplier of lifting and rigging   for use in sectors, like pharmaceuticals,
         equipment, secured a partnership with   that have specific requirements.”
         JDN  UK  in  mid-2019  and  has  since   Other standout features of the prod-
         offered its pneumatic and hydraulic   uct include chain lubricant that is food
         hoists, crane systems, and components,   grade approved and, thanks to the use
         manufactured at headquarters in Ger-  of compressed air as a driving medium,
         many, principally for use in extreme en-  the hoists are also explosion protected
         vironments. It has added to the portfolio   so that they can be used in areas where
         a product for lifting in areas that re-  organically  flammable  chemical  sub-
         quire extreme cleanliness and hygiene,   stances are handled. This is consistent
         such as the food and beverage sector.  with a range of products especially for
           The  “food  grade”  product  includes  a   use in all manner of extreme environ-
         motor housing made from uncoated cast   ments. Hutin also pointed to twist lock
         aluminium, in addition to stainless steel   hooks (top and bottom) and the avail-  Fin Super from Interflon USA
         chain, chain inlet, load sleeve and hooks.   ability of the hoists with 5m height of
         The new Mini is resistant to corrosion   lift and 4m length of control.  chinery. It’s colorless, largely odorless,
         and high levels of humidity—and is easy   Four models comprise the food grade   and will not stain clothing.
         to clean. The motor is lubricated by a   range—the Mini 125, at 125kg capac-  Established in  Holland in  1980, In-
         fully synthetic (mineral oil-free) grease,   ity; mini 250, at 250kg capacity; Mini   terflon  products  are  well  known  in
         which is particularly suitable for the food   500, at 500kg capacity; and Mini 1000,   Europe, but are relatively new in the
         and beverage and other industries where   at 980kg capacity—each offering 6 bar   United States.
         hygiene is a premium concern.      of air pressure. Lifting speeds with full   Learn  more  about  Interflon  USA
           Steve Hutin, managing director at   load vary from 6.3 m/min (Mini 1000) to   products at https://interflon.com.  n

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