VERLINDE launches a new range of cutting-edge electrical chain hoists: EUROCHAIN VX

Two years of technological design and alignment of market requirements with manufacturing capabilities have been invested by VERLINDE in the roll-out of its new range of EUROCHAIN VX electric hoists designed for loads of from 63 kg to 10,000 kg. These hoists reap the benefit of VERLINDE’s latest technological progress: innovative design coupled with improved toughness and power ensuring unfailing dependability.

VERLINDE’s EUROCHAIN VX electric hoists are delivered with various devices as standard including an UP/DOWN electrical safety limit switch, an IP55 hoist and travel motor, 2 buttons pendant for hook suspended hoist / manual trolley or 4 buttons pendant for hoist with electric trolley. Also offered as standard, a new suspender compatible with existing trolleys was designed to facilitate hoist installation. The reduction of “C” dimensions optimizes the height of lift, proposed as standard from 3m.


The dimensions of the lifting unit have been reduced to enable improved approach data of hook. The new chain bucket design has led to an innovative assembly in two parts that increases the hoist’s toughness and safety. These innovations fit in absolutely with the production environment.


The travel limit switch is now tougher for operating in difficult environments. The hoist brake, too, has been optimized. Apart from upgraded operator safety, the improvements itemized above require only minimum servicing and less maintenance.


Many inhouse developments of the hoist motor have been achieved. Its operational characteristics now go further than those required by market standards. It is still more reliable and its lifespan has been lengthened. The flow of cooling air for the motor has been improved and overheat sensors are fitted as standard.

The gear box is now more powerful: its operability has been optimized with a wider range of ratios to align it with a greater scope of customer applications and improved productivity. Torque limiter settings are now more precise in order to offer greater security to the structure of buildings in the event of excess weight.


Company born in 1858

The leading French manufacturer and exporter of lifting and handling equipment.

A constantly-upgraded range of 30 groups of lifting equipment, designed for loads from 60 to 250,000 kg. ISO 9001 quality assurance certified and ISO 14001 EMS certified (environment management system).

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