With the lever hoist LB-OLL (Overload Limiter) KITO EUROPE extends its product portfolio by another product variant revolving around safety. The LB-OLL comes into its own wherever, under horizontal or vertical load tension, the forces arising cannot be precisely defined. For instance in shipbuilding, where sheets have to be dragged or in surface mining where the chains need to be replaced in an excavator.
So this lever hoist, with its integrated slip clutch mechanism which prevents lifting during overloading, represents a proven preventive measure. Even before the hoist starts working, the operator has a feeling of security. In the case of an overload, the overload protection allows the lever to slip. When overloaded the operator is only able to lower the load. The load is held stationary without the need for further securing and preventing the load from dropping.
A unique feature is the freewheel mechanism with overload protection. In conventional variants, it is possible that due to inadvertent operation of the lever by the operator, the freewheel function is accidentally activated, leading to, in the worst case, to the load being dropped. This is impossible with the KITO Lever Hoist, as it is fitted with a freewheel knob. This has to be engaged by gentle pulling to activate the freewheel function and release the chain for adjustment.
As a visually recognizable difference to the Lever Hoist Series LB which has an ocre-coloured freewheel knob, the LB OLL has been designed with a black freewheel knob that shows that this hoist is equipped with an overload limiter. Additionally KITO placed a special name plate on the lever of the hoist with the bilingual reference: Overload Limiter or Überlastsicherung.
Beyond that the LB-OLL offers all of the various advantanges of the KITO Lever Hoist Series LB.