Electric hoist – a small-sized winch, all of whose elements (motor, gearbox, brake, cable drum grooved for laying cable, a case with start-up equipment and other necessary equipment) mounted in the same housing or attached to this case. Tal includes also the chassis to move around the monorail and hook block. If we disregard the manual hoists and car jacks, electro are the most common lifting equipment in the world. As a rule, are equipped with hoists pendant control from the floor. Electric hoists are available in a mobile version, however, possible stationary hoist. Electric hoists intended for lifting and horizontal movement of monorail cargo space and under a canopy at an ambient temperature of -20 (-40) to +40.

Hoists used in the overhead and support single-beam, cantilever, gantry cranes and other cranes and monorails and independently. Hoists are manufactured for general use and special (Lift, explosion), for move along a curved path and straight path. Some hoists can be equipped with two-speed motor, miniature drive motor, a brake on the mechanism of movement, etc. In elektrotalyah used standardized reversible magnetic starters. Management starters via key remote (for domestic hoists – such as PBC). Remote type pbc is blocking electric lock. Inclusion of hoists is possible only after the key can be inserted into the well of the castle. Work arrangements tackle occurs only when the button is pressed.