Hoist refers to a suspended machinery unit that is used for lifting and lowering a freely suspended (unguided) load; can be powered by hand, air or electricity; lifting medium either chain, wire rope or roller chain.

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"Hoist" is in the UNSPSC Code "24101633"
Hoist drums

Ref: 124123/2006-09-19

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