Top and bottom hooks have a safety latch to prevent accidentally
unhooking of either balancer from top hanger or suspended tool from
the balancer. Forged hooks ensure against breakage or bending.
Swivel on Top Hook
Allows full 360° rotation. Positions balancer for easiest cable
flow. Prolongs cable life.
Hanger for Secondary Support Chain
Upper and lower Hanger are provided for attachment of secondary
support chains to provide additional safety and to prevent
possibility of Balancer and load falling accidentally.
Manual Safety Lock
Positively locks rotation of the drum. A must when replacing a
cable, changing the load or renewing the spring.
Safety Stop Arm
Automatically locks the cable, drum and holds the load in place of
the main spring fails.
Hardened Worm and Worm Gear Load Adjustment
Permits exact external balancing of load.
Allows cable replacement without disassembly. Spring is retained in
a steel collar.
Stranded Steel Cable
Resists kinking...reduces drum wear...requires no lubrication...outwears plain steel cable.
Shock Absorber and Adjustable Cable Stop
Limits retraction of cable to any desired point in its travel.
Prevents excessive winding of cable on drum.
Tapered Cable Drum
Assures even tension in cable throughout working range.
Steel Drum Shaft
Precision made for extra life and added safety.
Indicates set weight of the spring balancer.
In order to prevent wear of the slot of the Spring Balancer
body, a split type Nylon liner for wire rope has been introduced in
the new design Spring Balancers.