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Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist

5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity


IRs uniquely modular, compact design Hercu-Link TM
air chain hoist brings strength and durability to
maintenance and operations, rigging, construction
and shipyard applications with enhanced safety,
space, and time savings in mind.
Standard features and equipment
Compact design can easily replace older manual chain hoists
in many industrial applications
All steel construction
True vertical lift in all applications
Radial piston air motor provides superior spotting control
Limit switches standard on all Frame 2 models
Automatic, multi-disc oil bath motor brake
Compact planetary gearing
Alloy steel hooks with safety latches and roller thrust bearings
Alloy steel zinc plated load chain
Stainless steel pins and fasteners; 38" (9.5 mm) and smaller
Corrosion resistant fasteners; 12" (13 mm) and larger
Water drains provided in enclosed bottom load block
Lifting lugs for easy installation
Pendent or pull rope control
All non-oil bath bearings are regreasable
Muffler
Additional standard equipment for trolley models:
Self locking worm gear drive
Rail sweeps (safety lugs)
4 push button pendent control
Trolley bumpers and guide rollers for Frame 2 models
Zinc plated hand chain/geared trolleys
Zinc plated trolley shafts/spacers
Options:
Hook mounted, plain, geared, and motorized trolley
suspensions
Chain containers
Accu-Trol pendent (see Accu-Trol section for specifications
and ordering information)
Variable lengths of lift
60 psi (4 bar) applications packages
Main air shut-off (emergency stop)
Pull rope control
Limit switches,trolley bumpers, and trolley guide rollers for
Frame 1 models
Spark and corrosion resistant packages
Rubber hull bumpers
Hydraulic models
Underwater models
Trolley drive disc brake secondary to worm gear braking
action

HA2-025M,
Frame 2

HA2-050H,
Frame 2

For BOP handling systems:


Please refer to brochure
MHD55148

-E = Compliance with the European


Machinery Directive. Hercu-link series
hoists will be fitted with the following:
1
2
3
4
5

Overload protection device


Emergency stop on pendent
Main air shut-off valve on air inlet
Exhaust muffler
Upper and lower limit switches

53

Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist


5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity
Specifications: performance is based on 105 psi (7 bar) air inlet pressure with motor running
Model no.

Capacity Standard lift


tons
ft
m

Hoist lift (1) (2)


ft/min m/min

Hoist lower
ft/min m/min

Hoist
hp

Avg. air cons. Chain


cfm m3/min falls

Std headroom (3)


in.
mm

Unit weight
lbs
kg

Ship weight
lbs
kg

Frame 1/hook mounted hoist (16 mm chain)


HA1-005H
HA1-010H
HA1-015H
HA1-020H

5
10
15
20

10
10
10
10

3
3
3
3

10
5
3.25
2.5

3
1.5
1
.76

15
7.5
5
3.75

4.6
2.3
1.5
1.1

3.8
3.8
3.8
3.8

165
165
165
165

4.7
4.7
4.7
4.7

1
2
3
4

27.63
35.50
41.88
42.50

702
902
1064
1080

520
610
875
975

236
277
398
443

670
760
1125
1275

304
345
511
580

8
4
2.5
2

2.4
1.2
.76
.61

12
6
3.75
3

3.7
1.8
1.1
0.9

9.4
9.4
9.4
9.4

280
280
280
280

8
8
8
8

1
2
3
4

38.50
51.13
66.50
75.06

978
1299
1689
1907

965
1235
2230
2955

439
561
1014
1343

1215
1685
2680
3330

552
766
1218
1514

2.5
2

0.76
0.61

2.5
2

0.76
0.61

25
25

500
500

14.3
14.3

3
4

83
96

2108
2432

7600
8000

3453
3635

8450
8850

3839
4021

10
5
3.25
2.5

3
1.5
1
.76

15
7.5
5
3.75

4.6
2.3
1.5
1.1

3.8
3.8
3.8
3.8

165
165
165
165

4.7
4.7
4.7
4.7

1
2
3
4

23.56
30.50
35.25
34.96

598
775
895
878

905
1105
1315
1425

411
502
598
648

1055
1305
1565
1725

480
593
711
784

8
4
2.5
2

2.4
1.2
.76
.61

12
6
3.75
3

3.7
1.8
1.1
0.9

9.4
9.4
9.4
9.4

280
280
280
280

8
8
8
8

1
2
3
4

24.69
40.94
48.94
53.00

627
1040
1243
1346

1415
1660
3700
4665

643
755
1682
2120

1665
2110
4150
5440

757
959
1886
2473

2.5
2

0.76
0.61

2.5
2

0.76
0.61

25
25

500
500

14.3
14.3

3
4

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

(4)

Frame 2/hook mounted hoist (22 mm chain)


HA2-012H
HA2-025H
HA2-037H
HA2-050H

12.5
25
37.5
50

10
10
10
10

3
3
3
3

Frame 3/hook mounted hoist (32 mm chain)


HA3-075H
HA3-100H

75
100

10
10

3
3

Frame 1/trolley mounted hoist (16 mm chain)


HA1-005M (or V)
HA1-010M (or V)
HA1-015M (or V)
HA1-020M (or V)

5
10
15
20

10
10
10
10

3
3
3
3

Frame 2/trolley mounted hoist (22 mm chain)


HA2-012M (or V)
HA2-025M (or V)
HA2-037M (or V)
HA2-050M (or V)

12.5
25
37.5
50

10
10
10
10

3
3
3
3

Frame 3/trolley mounted hoist (32 mm chain)


HA3-075M
HA3-100M
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)

75
100

10
10

3
3

Chain bucket dimensions vary per length of lift. Contact technical sales for specific requirements.
Lifting speed will be reduced when 4-bar gearing (option Q ) is ordered.
Headroom for plain and geared trolleys are the same as motorized trolley.
Contact factory for specific trolley configuration.
Air Inlet Sizes: Frame 1, 3/4
Frame 2, 1
Frame 3, 1-1/2

Hercu-Link Frame 2 operating data at 105 psi/7 bar (dynamic)


Series

at rated load
Up

HA2-012H
HA2-025H
HA2-037H
HA2-050H

fpm

m/min

7
3.5
2.3
1.7

2.1
1.1
.07
.05

at half load

Down
fpm
m/min

fpm

m/min

16
8
5.3
4

13
6.5
4.3
3.2

4.0
2.0
1.3
1.0

4.9
2.4
1.6
1.2

Up

at no load

Down
fpm
m/min

fpm

m/min

fpm

11.5
5.7
3.8
2.9

19
9.5
6.3
4.75

5.8
2.9
1.9
1.4

7
3.5
2.3
1.75

3.5
1.7
1.2
0.9

Up

Down
m/min
2.1
1.1
0.7
0.5

Performance fgures are based on 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) I.D. air hose. Air consumption at no load is 280 cfm (7.84 m3/min); at half load is 215 cfm (6.02 m3/min) and at rated load is
150 cfm (4.2 m3/min);

54

Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist


5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity
Dimensions: hook mounted hoist
A (1)

J (1)

Frame 1

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

HA1-005H
HA1-010H
HA1-015H
HA1-020H

27.63
35.50
41.88
42.50

702
902
1064
1080

13.00
13.00
19.00
13.00

330
330
483
330

1.81
2.63
3.00
3.63

46
67
76
92

19.00
19.00
19.00
21.25

483
483
483
540

14.88
14.88
14.88
16.75

378
378
378
425

31.25
40.06
47.88
49.75

794
1018
1216
1264

7.75
7.75
7.75
7.75

197
197
197
197

HA1-005H
HA1-010H
HA1-015H
HA1-020H

5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00

127
127
127
127

3.50
6.00
5.25
9.38

89
152
133
238

3.50
8.50
10.00
8.50

89
216
254
216

7.88
2.50
3.38
4.00

48
64
86
102

6.50
8.69
11.00
13.63

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

HA2-012H
HA2-025H
HA2-037H
HA2-050H

38.50
51.13
66.50
75.06

978
1299
1689
1907

18.75
18.75
18.75
18.75

476
476
476
476

24.50
24.50
24.50
24.50

622
622
622
622

2.63
3.63
5.06
6.69

67
92
129
170

19.50
19.50
22.50
22.50

495
495
572
572

14.25
14.25
14.25
14.25

362
362
362
362

43.75
58.38
76.63
88.44

1111
1482
1946
2246

9.63
9.63
9.63
9.63

244
244
244
244

HA2-012H
HA2-025H
HA2-037H
HA2-050H

9.88
9.88
9.88
9.88

251
251
251
251

4.50
6.88
11.13
12.63

114
175
283
321

4.50
11.25
11.25
11.25

114
286
286
286

2.50
3.25
4.25
6.50

64
83
108
165

8.69
13.63
15.06
20.63

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

HA3-075H
HA3-100H

94.43
96.00

2398
2438

26.00
26.00

660
660

29.75
29.75

756
756

6.69
6.69

170
190

36.21
36.21

920
920

28.69
28.69

729
729

107.81
110.96

2738
2818

12.68
12.68

322
322

HA3-075H
HA3-100H

8.19
8.19

208
208

17.25
17.25

438
438

19.19
19.19

487
487

5.51
6.30

140
160

20.21
22.57

Frame 2

Frame 3

Hook mounted hoist with optional filter-lubricator


Frame 1: HA1-005H, HA1-010H, HA1-O15H,
HA1-020H
Frame 2: HA2-012H, HA2-025H, HA2-037H,
HA2-050H

(1) For Frame 1 models w/limit


switch option, add appx. 1.5"
to dimensions A and J.

165
221
279
3 46
G

221
346
383
524
G

Y
513
573

C
F

K
L
A

J
M
P

Y
*

Dimensions are subject to change. Contact factory for certified prints

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Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist


5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity
Trolley specifications
Model no.

Capacity
tons

fpm

Speed
m/min

5
10
15
20

404 (20)5
40 (20)
40 (20)
40 (20)

Flange adj
in
mm

Wheel loading/pair Min inside curve radius (1) Air cons. (2)
lbs
kg
in.
mm
cfm m 3/min

Wheel tread dia


in.
mm

Frame 1 (16 mm chain)


HA1-005M (or V)
HA1-010M (or V)
HA1-015M (or V)
HA1-020M (or V)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)

12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)

68
68
68
68

152 203
152 203
152 203
152 203

6.13
6.13
6.88
9.00

156
156
175
229

5953
11553
17153
22713

2706
5251
7797
10324

60 (3)
60 (3)
84 (3)
72 (3)

1524 (3)
1524 (3)
2134 (3)
1829 (3)

See note 2
See note 2
See note 2
See note 2

Minimum curve radius is for frame 1 trolley model without guide rollers. Contact technical sales for trolley with guide rollers.
180 cfm (5.1 m3/min) for vane motor trolley; 75 cfm (2.1 m3/min) for piston motor trolley
Without trailing trolley or with articulated trailing trolley
Piston motor trolley
Vane motor trolley

Dimensions: trolley mounted hoist


Frame 1
HA1-005M
HA1-010M
HA1-015M
HA1-020M

A (1)

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

23.56
30.50
35.25
34.56

598
775
895
878

26.44
26.44
27.50
32.00

672
672
699
813

3.88
3.88
4.50
5.88

98
98
114
149

7.75
7.75
9.00
11.75

197
197
229
298

1.81
2.59
3.00
3.63

46
66
76
92

19.00
19.00
19.00
21.25

483
483
483
540

14.88
14.88
14.88
16.75

378
378
378
425

914
1111
1238
1275

7.75
7.75
7.75
7.75

197
197
197
197

5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00

127
127
127
127

3.50
6 .00
5.25
9.44

89
152
133
238

3.50
8.50
10.00
8.50

89
216
254
216

10.06
10.06
10.75
12.19

256
256
273
310

1.88
2.50
3.38
4.00

48
64
86
102

6.13
6.13
6.13
9.00

184
184
219
295

2.63
2.63
3.25
3.06

67
67
83
78

1.94
1.94
2.56
2.19

49
49
65
56

19.81
19.81
20.00
19.50

503
503
508
495

8.75
8.75
8.88
6.00

222
222
225
152

6.50
8.69
11.00
13.63

165
221
279
346

J (1)
HA1-005M
HA1-010M
HA1-015M
HA1-020M

36.00
43.75
48.75
50.19

HA1-005M
HA1-010M
HA1-015M
HA1-020M

7.25
7.25
8.63
11.63

X (2)

(1) For Frame 1 models with the limit switch option, add approximately 1.5" to dimensions A and J.
(2) Chain bucket includes trailing trolley on HA1-015M and any other model with 35 feet (10.7 m) of lift or more.

4-wheel motorized trolley with


optional limit switch
Frame 1: HA1-005M, HA1-010M,
HA1-O15M, HA1-020M
Frame 2: HA2-012M (see
following page for
Frame 2 dimensions)

(2)

Air inlet

K
L
A

N
P
*

F
Y
M
*

56

Important:
It is the users
responsibility
to specify proper
beam size for the
maximum wheel
loading. Consult
with a qualified
engineer.

H
S

156
156
156
229

Dimensions are subject to change. Contact factory for certified prints

Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist


5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity
Trolley specifications
Model no.

Capacity
tons

fpm

Speed
m/min

12.5
25
37.5
50

402 (20)3
40 (20)
40 (20)
40 (20)

Flange adj
in
mm

Wheel loading/pair Min inside curve radius Air cons. (1)


lbs
kg
in.
mm
cfm m 3/min

Wheel tread dia


in.
mm

Frame 2 (22 mm chain)


HA2-012M (or V)
HA2-025M (or V)
HA2-037M (or V)
HA2-050M (or V)

12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)
12.2 (6.1)

68
68
8 10
8 10

152 203
152 203
203 254
203 254

6.88
6.88
9.00
9.00

175
175
229
229

14458
14165
21550
28666

6572
6439
9795
13030

72
n/a
n/a
n/a

1829
n/a
n/a
n/a

See note 1
See note 1
See note 1
See note 1

(1) 180 cfm (5.1 m3/min) for vane motor trolley; 75 cfm (2.1 m3/min) for piston motor trolley
(2) Piston motor trolley
(3) Vane motor trolley

Dimensions: trolley mounted hoist


Frame 2

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

in.

mm

HA2-012M
HA2-025M
HA2-037M
HA2-050M

35.88
40.94
48.94
53.00

911
1040
1243
1346

29.50
61.75
64.88
64.88

749
1568
1648
1648

4.50
22.75
24.00
18.13

114
578
610
460

24.25
26.50
27.13

616
673
689

9.00
9.00
11.75
11.75

229
229
298
298

2.56
3.63
5.06
6.50

65
92
129
165

19.50
19.50
22.50
22.50

495
495
572
572

14.25
14.25
17.25
17.25

362
362
438
438

HA2-012M
HA2-025M
HA2-037M)
HA2-050M

49.25
56.00
67.00
72.50

1251
1422
1702
1842

9.63
9.63
9.63
9.63

244
244
244
244

9.88
9.88
9.88
9.88

251
251
251
251

4.50
6.88
11.13
12.63

114
175
283
321

4.50
11.25
11.25
11.25

114
286
286
286

10.75
11.44
13.00
13.00

273
291
330
330

2.50
4.00
4.75
6.50

64
102
121
165

6.88
6.88
9.00
9.00

HA2-012M
HA2-025M
HA2-037M
HA2-050M

8.63
8.63
11.38
11.38

219
219
289
289

3.25
3.19
3.06
3.06

83
81
78
78

2.56
2.56
2.56
2.56

65
65
56
56

24.44
19.06
19.19
19.19

697
484
487
487

8.75

222

8.69
13.63
15.44
20.63

221
346
392
524

27.50
24.50
24.50

X (1)

Z
Important:
It is the users
responsibility
to specify proper
beam size for the
maximum wheel
loading. Consult
with a qualified
engineer.

699
622
622

Frame 3
HA3-075M
HA3-100M

175
175
229
229

Contact Technical Sales for product specifications for 75 and 100 ton models.

(1) Chain bucket includes trailing trolley on HA2-012M and any other model with 35 feet (10.7 m) of lift or more.

8-wheel motorized trolley


Frame 2: HA2-025M,
HA2-037M,
HA2-050M

H
S

C
Z

E
Air

inlet

K
L

J
A
N

*
P

Dimensions are subject to change. Contact factory for certified prints

*
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Hercu-Link Air Chain Hoist


5 to 100 metric ton lifting capacity
How to order standard equipment:
Specify the complete model as shown. Specify beam size, type and flange width. Example: HA1-005MA3-30-27L

Series Frame size


HA

Capacity

005
H
C
D
P
G
V
M
R
**

H = Hercu-Link series
A = Air powered
H = Hydraulically
powered available
on request
Note: See Electric
Hercu-Link section for
electric models.

005
010
015
020

tons
= 5
= 10
= 15
= 20

=
=
=
=

lbs.
11,000
22,000
33,000
44,000

012
025
037
050

=
=
=
=

=
=
=
=

27,500
55,000
82,500
110,000

12.5
25
37.5
50

Suspension

Control

Lift

Control drop

Options

30

27

M
= Hook mount
= Clevis mount**
= Deck mount**
= Plain trolley
= Geared trolley
= Vane motor trolley
= Piston motor trolley
= Rack/pinion drive
Mounting information
must be supplied.
A
B
C
D
M

=
=
=
=
=

XX = Length
of lift
XX = Control drop pendent
(6 ft/2m standard)

Standard
2" (50.8 mm) extension
4" (101.6 mm) extension
6" (152.4 mm) extension
No trolley used with hook,
clevis and deck mount
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

075 = 75 = 165,000
100 = 100 = 220,000

Trolley flange adj.

=
=
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Pull rope
1 motor pendent (2 button)
2 motor pendent (4 button)
3 motor pendent (6 button)
1 motor pendent with on/off
2 motor pendent with on/off
3 motor pendent with on/off

n SCORE (Option codes R and S)

Accessories
Series
HA1
HA2

58

Air inlet size

Filter

Lubricator

Regulator

in. (19 mm) NPT


1 in. (25 mm) NPT

F28-06-SK00
F30-08-000

L28-06-LK00
L30-08-000

R28-06-F0G0-28
R30-08-G00

3 4

A = Accu-Trol pendent
B = Trolley bumpers (Frame 1 only;
standard on Frame 2)
C = Low temperature; please specify in
text: -10 C or -20 C
D = Trolley drive disc brake
G = Trolley guide rollers (Frame 1 only;
standard on Frame 2)
L = Upper and lower limit switch (Frame
1 only; standard on Frame 2)
M1 = Per DIN 50049/En10204 Para 2.2
Typicals
M2 = Per DIN 50049/En10204 Para 3.1b
actual per product as purchased
M3 = Per DIN 50049/En10204 Para 3.1b
actual per product as delivered in
final condition
N = Special paint; add code option and
specify in text
P = Marine 812 finish
Q = 60 psi (4 bar) application package
R = Copper plate SCORE package
(see description below)
S = Solid bronze SCORE package (see
description below)
T = Galvanized chain container
Y = Hull bumper (for hook mounted
shipyard hoist)
Z = Sandblast and carbozinc primer only

R = The product will be equipped with zinc plated load chain, copper plated
load hook(s) and trolley wheels. Zinc plated hand chain if applicable.
S = Up to 20 ton units will be equipped with zinc plated load chain, solid
bronze load hook(s) and trolley wheels. Zinc plated hand chain if
applicable.