Corrosive Environments and Factors

Corrosive factors

Corrosion is the enemy of tools and equipment, which is why selecting the proper materials and equipment for your working environment is vital to prevent rust and other forms of corrosion. For example, the Lug-All Marine Grade Hoist is made with an anodized aluminum alloy frame that repels hazardous rust from sea salt. It’s important…

Chain Hoist or Cable Hoist: Which One Do You Choose?

When shopping for a new hoist, your decision should depend on the application, capacity, and the work environment. There are many hoists available on the market. However, two types that are often compared are cable and chain hoists. Which one do you choose? Before your choice is made, there needs to be a full understanding…

Benefits of a Removable Handle

At worksites, you want equipment on which you can rely. That means tools that are sturdy, light, and won’t get in the way. Choosing a Lug-All Manual Hoist, whether it’s a web strap or cable, will provide you with the quality necessary for any industry. The replaceable components on these hoists permit for optimal usage…

Why the Lug-All Marine Grade Hoist Will Benefit You

Marine Grade Cable Hoist

 Lifting heavy objects, for example construction materials, can become strenuous. Utilizing a hoist for the jobs that require lifting and lowering loads gives the power of 10 workers to just one. Whether it’s operated manually or through a motor, it can be expected that a hoist is one of the best options to get the…

The Difference between a Hardware Hoist and a Lug-All

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We get asked a question a lot from people who occasionally use a manual ratchet hoist: “Why should I ‘invest’ in a Lug-All when I can buy a much cheaper hoist at my local hardware store?” Honestly, this question is very valid. If you don’t use a hoist often, why should you spend more money…

Lug-All Cable Hoists Provide Rigging for the New Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is touted as the finest sports and entertainment facility in the world. But, what separates it from other state-of-the-art stadiums? According to owner Arthur Blank, “Since 2007, the vision for the stadium was to be a game-changer in every way. We strived to create a building that will be unlike any other in…

Not an Expert? Know What You’re Looking For!

For nearly 60 years we’ve taken our customers’ feedback and needs into consideration when identifying improvements and creating new hoists. Lug-All manufactures web strap and cable hoists for a wide variety of industries ranging from linemen and electrical work to residential. Our hoists cross so many industries that we’ve developed a total of 13 cable…

Winching and Hoisting: Can Your Winch Double As a Hoist?

Marine Hoist

Winches and hoists were designed to make heavy lifting/pulling safer and easier. Although they look alike, winches and hoists were actually engineered to do slightly different things. A winch is used to pull a load horizontally over a slight incline, whereas a hoist is used to lift a load vertically over inclines greater than 45…

Caring for Your Web Strap Hoist

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Lug-All winch hoists are designed with an open construction, making it easy to clean after every use. Inspecting the hoist daily is quite simple and only takes seconds to complete. You can add years to the life of your hoist, and ensure the safety of your workers, by following these simple recommendations: DO NOT’S Do…