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!
For more information, please contact a Knight representative.
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
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
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