Control Handle Labels Redesigned

August 2021 – Knight’s Control Handle Labels have been redesigned for a more ergonomically friendly presentation. Previously, levers were engraved with their intended function labels, and over time the markings could fade with extended use. The labels are now are more readable with a tag directly over the lever.

This design is being implemented in all new systems at Knight. Click here to

Launch of Dual Drum "SDS" Pneumatic Balancer

March 2021 – Knight has designed a “Dual Drum” Air Balancer with the patented Safety Drop Stop “SDS” dual chain feature (Patent #:10,464,787). This is a safety feature that prevents a catastrophic fall in the event of a chain failure, with the secondary chain “catching” the load.

This type of Pneumatic Balancer is typically used in applications that require the manipulation of an unwieldy

Graphite Lubrication Stick

January 2021 – Knight has introduced a new feature to their chain Hoists!

The graphite lubrication stick is a “drop-in” stick inside of the gear tower of a hoist. It lubricates the 2 chains as the hoist cycles, which will promote longer chain life.

This amazing feature is now included in all of Knight’s chain Hoists!

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NEW SDS SPEED HOIST

November 2020 –  Knight is introducing the latest edition to their extensive hoist family, the SDS SPEED HOIST!

This electric hoist contains many of the same features as the D-Series Servo Hoist introduced in 2019, including the “safety drop stop” system. It utilizes a simpler analog handle with an UP/DOWN thumb switch, ensuring that the hoist can be operated with minimal training. The

NEW ERAIL ELECTRIFIED RAIL SYSTEMS

September 2019 – Knight’s ERail (Patent Pending) Electrified Rail Systems are a complete power supply suspension system that can be used in combination with Knight Servo Systems, VFD tractors, power tools, and other electrical devices.

The ERAD Series is a fully enclosed electrical system that eliminates the stack-up of runway festooning. The power travels through a conductor power rail (ERail), mounted on top of

NEW D-SERIES LOW COST SERVO HOIST

March 2019 – Knight Global develops a dynamic lower cost “D-Series” Servo Hoist. This hoist has all of the same programmable capabilities as the current Servo Hoist systems, minus I/O. This new version of the servo hoist allows Knight Global to be more competitive with the lower end Intelligent Assist Devices (IAD’s) in the industry without sacrificing safety or intelligence features. Click here

NEW "SAFETY DROP STOP" AIR BALANCER

July 2018 – Knight Global continues to prioritize safety with their products by incorporating their patented “Safety Drop Stop” technology into the Pneumatic Air Balancers. For more information, click here. Check out the video below to see it in action!

NEW NEXT GENERATION SAFETY DROP STOP "SDS" SERVO HOIST

January 2018 – The safest and most intelligent hoist in the world. It is designed to prevent a hoisted load from dropping. This new revelation will change the entire hoist industry with Knight Global in the forefront. For more information click here.

NEW BPA2035 QUICK CONNECT/ DISCONNECT FOR PNEUMATIC BALANCERS

August 2018 – The BPA2035 Quick Connect/ Disconnect allows for fast connections and disconnections of fixtures and end effectors. The Quick Connect/ Disconnect easily disengages by the simple push and twist of the release pin. For more information click here.

NEW SEVERE DUTY HIGH CYCLE SINGLE BRIDGE END TRUCK

Designed to be more robust, this end truck provides the added benefit of a 4 bolt connection to the bridge and welding for stability. Its dual pivoting allows for limited skewing of the bridge while still maintaining the same freedom of movement as Knight’s standard End Truck. For more information click here.