Synchronous Hoist Systems

The SHS-Series SyncHoist system is a below-the-hook sling adjuster (hydraulic turnbuckle) which is typically comprised of multiple specialized hydraulic cylinder and valve combinations mounted directly in-line with the rigging which provides an operator the freedom to precisely monitor and adjust each lifting point independently. The use of integrated cylinder stroke sensors and pressure transducers at each lifting point allow for position and load feedback at the operator control station. PLC controls deliver operator safety while the intelligent hydraulics monitor and guide the compact hydraulic cylinders.

Accurate hoisting and load positioning enhance the capability of a single crane. With the use of a single crane, the load can be precisely maneuvered in a vertical and horizontal plane. Utilizing a single crane reduces risk and cost, and vastly improves operating speed and worker safety. A single crane also reduces the risk of damage from oscillations of wire rope due to sudden crane starts/stops.

The synchronous hoist system can be used for pre-programmed positioning, tilting, aligning and high precision horizontal and vertical load positioning.

Capacity Total
Load
Cylinder
Stroke
Model Number1)
460-480 VAC,
3 ph - 60 Hz
Control
System
Motor
Size
Number of Pump Outlets
and Oil Flow2)
Weight
(ton) (ton) (in) (hp) (in3/min) (lbs)3)
4 x 60 240 19.69 SHS 45520 MJ Manual 10 4 x 85.4 992
39.37 SHS 45540 MJ 1378
59.06 SHS 45560 MJ 1764
19.69 SHS 45520 AJ Automatic 20 4 x 128 992
39.37 SHS 45540 AJ 1378
59.06 SHS 45560 AJ 1764
4 x 94 376 19.69 SHS 48520 MJ Manual 14.7 4 x 128 1102
39.37 SHS 48540 MJ 1543
59.06 SHS 48560 MJ 1984
19.69 SHS 48520 AJ Automatic 20 4 x 128 1102
39.37 SHS 48540 AJ 1543
59.06 SHS 48560 AJ 1984
4 x 120 480 39.37 SHS 411040 MJ Manual 14.7 4 x 128 2138
59.06 SHS 411060 MJ 2723
39.37 SHS 411040 AJ Automatic 20 4 x 128 2138
59.06 SHS 411060 AJ 2723

1) With 4 cylinders and one 460-480 VAC-3 phase-60 Hz power pack (suffix J). For 400 VAC-3 phase-50 Hz power pack change suffix J into W. Example: SHS 4 5560 MW.
2) Pump and cylinders include 4x 82 feet hydraulic hoses with couplers. 3) Weight per cylinder.


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Technical Brochure

Instruction Manual

SyncHoist System Assists in the Placement of 1,140 to Nuclear Plant Module

SyncHoist System Assists in the Placement of Nuclear Plant Module Measuring 70 Feet Tall by 80 Feet Wide and Weighing 1,140 Tons
The SyncHoist System, consisting of an 800 metric ton cylinder and two 400 metric ton cylinders, allowed operators to monitor and adjust each lifting point independently or together, in a synchronized manner.

 
Installing Pylon Sections of a Cable-Stayed Bridge with a SyncHoist

Installing Pylon Sections of a Cable-Stayed Bridge with a SyncHoist
Attached below the hook of a 350 ton mobile crane, the SyncHoist system positioned pylon sections weighing between 90 to 130 tons - safely and with precise accuracy.
 

 
SyncHoist Lifts and Positions Brisbane Riverwalk Concrete Girders

SyncHoist Lifts and Positions Brisbane Riverwalk Concrete Girders
Using SyncHoist technology Universal Cranes is able to safely control irregularly shaped and uneven loads weighing up to hundreds of tons.

 

 
Precision 

Positioning of 600 ton Ship Components

Precision Positioning of 600 ton Ship Components
With only a single floating derrick available, the SyncHoist system enabled a single crane to position components of the naval ship while minimizing the stress applied during the lift.
 

 
Positioning 

the Roof Segments of the Palace of the Arts

Positioning the Roof Segments of the Palace of the Arts
The unique design of the Palace of the Arts Valencia, Spain required a hoisting solution capable of accurately positioning the roof segments. The SyncHoist system enabled a single crane to maneuver each roof segment in both a vertical and horizontal plane.

 

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