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 SPEED HOIST has capacities up to 1,000 lbs [453kg] and can travel as fast as 50 inches per second (unloaded).
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April, 2021 – Knight has expanded their space into a second building! With the ever-growing reputation for expertise and reliability Knight has to offer in the material handling industry, a second building was needed to accommodate for widening departments, new employees and shelving space. This expansion brings Knight’s total floor space to 227,000 square feet!
The new building is located directly next door 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
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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