24 May In April the Institution for Statutory Accident Insurance & Prevention ( Berufsgenossenschaft VBG) published BGV-C1 (which started life as. Motorised chain hoists with an innovative and unusually flexible feature set, meeting the highest demands of safety in accordance with BGV C1, DIN and. Der vorliegende Text ist eine Übersetzung der deutschen BGV C1 in Englisch. Rechtlich verbindlich ist die deutsche Originalversion. This booklet is an English .

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Black thinks the emphasis on brakes in general is misplaced. This work has already been in the pipeline for seven years, he says. It has increasingly become the standard to which entertainment industries hgv other countries work. Instead, separate documents are being produced for each. He is also critical of the braking requirements, for example, because they do not say where the brakes should be or how strong they should be.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, it is the American company that is most critical of BGV-C1 and it has had to make substantial bvg to its Lodestar in order to meet the German code. Its criticisms, therefore, are not based on an inability to compete in the market.

The Prolyft f1 hoist on site in Moscow’s Red Square. He is also on the ESTA committee producing standards for both chain hoist and wire rope hoists. It also covers structures, foundations and other technical matters. Van der Moolen concludes: Unsurprisingly, perhaps, it was the Germans that took the lead.

It is indeed generally much less f1 than the comparable European documents except with regard to such procedural criteria as inspections, documentation, training programmes and quality assurance.

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A Hgv hoist has a design factor of 10 to 1 instead of 5 to 1. It is not enshrined in law – adopting BGV-C1 is entirely voluntary – but its adoption is generally required by insurance companies in Germany, and therefore it has effectively become an industry standard. There are certain important differences between the hoist demands of BGV-C1 and general industrial standards familiar to the rest of the lifting industry.

Brakes are not why you drop loads.

But as worldwide market demand rose, Columbus McKinnon needed to offer it on a worldwide basis. For slack chain detection, a load cell is added to the hook and the hoist cuts out when a slack chain is detected. This is because in theatres hoists are often used to move loads over performers on stage and then hold them in place.

It meets BGV-C1 but in cutting out the slack hoist, any overload on other hoists is increased. Contact us Privacy Cookie Policy. It creates more problems than it solves because in a dynamic situation you always have hoists that are almost running free. I have seen a totally different approach in the US, based not on risk assessment but on product liability.

Advertise with us Terms and conditions Site Map. It corrects one of the weaknesses of BGV-C1, putting emphasis on overload monitoring leading to automatic shutdown rather than slack chain underload detection.

There has to be a double brake. About us RSS feeds Links. To meet the Black also questions the value of the time, money and effort that goes into meeting BGV-C1. Verlinde hoists support De Boerderij.

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Stage hoist in action. Theatre guides 24 May A D8 Plus chain hoist can hold loads over v1, but not move them, with no secondary safety component to hold the load in case of hoist failure.

Verlinde’s Stagemaker hand chain block. It may be different for each specific requirement. There are three dominant suppliers of chain hoists to the entertainment industry: De Boerderij up close.

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Manufacturers do not want to be producing three or four different versions of the same chain hoist, so unless Germany adopts FEM, the rigorous demands of BGV-C1 will remain the standard to which chain hoist manufacturers default to, Black says. A D8 chain hoist can be used to lift loads during set btv, with the area underneath cleared of people.

Jump to page bgc Accessibility. Latest Features Features Archive. There has to be a system to detect when the chain is slack.

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The Lodestar is the only major chain hoist brand used in the entertainment sector that uses a slipping clutch, so change is required here too to meet BGV-C1. A C1 chain hoist is defined as one that can be used to move and hold loads above people. It has four position limit switches two working, two emergency. We can make the brake out of butter if we want.

Before joining Columbus McKinnon inBlack — who is British – worked for many years in the theatrical rigging industry.