Allied Power Products, Inc. (APPI) announced the addition of a new line of Hook-Mounted Wire Rope Hoists to its Columbia product line.

Four models, with hoisting capacities of up to 785 lbs., make it possible to select a unit that matches any contractor’s need to lift tools or building materials. All models are rated to lift loads vertically and feature automatic, load suspending brakes and a secondary ratchet and pawl brake. 

Rated at 230, 450, 620, and 785 pounds with first layer line speeds up to 74 fpm these hoists feature hardened steel gears and oil bath lubrication for all moving parts.  Standard features include upper and lower limit stops, a latching swivel hook, a push-button pendant control with a 32-foot lead and depending on model a choice of 115 and 230 VAC 1Ø power.

APPI has been providing pulling, lifting, and positioning solutions for government, industrial, and commercial customers around the world since 1983.  More information about their products and capabilities can be found at