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Patented Hoist Test Stand 16 - Tons


The Pride Tool patented 16-Ton Test Stand is designed for testing hoisting equipment as required by applicable sections of ASME Code B30.16 “Overhead Hoists”. The 16-Ton Patented Hoist Test Stand can be operated in a vertical or horizontal application for ease of use. The base is designed to work with any lift truck to facilitate ease of movement for on-site testing.

Our Test Stands

Pride Tool Hoist and Sling Test Stands are built with rugged, reinforced steel frame construction for strength and durability that will provide many years of service. Below are a few of the technical features of our 16-Ton hoist and sling load test stand:

  • Hand operated hydraulic pump - no electric power needed
  • Capable of applying test loads up to 16 tons
  • Large opening between vertical supports – 35-1/2”
  • Eliminates the need for cumbersome test weights
  • Capable of static and dynamic testing
  • Tests the function of load limiting and overload devices
  • High-quality hydraulic cylinder made for long life and durability
  • Two-stage, quick-acting hand pump for speed and ease of operation
  • Fine adjustment pressure valve for accurate load testing
  • Large pressure gauge for easy reading
  • Software for the printout of test results
  • Hydraulic pump located on the side for safe operation

Technical Data

Pride Tool Test Stands are perfect for both static hoist testing and dynamic hoist testing. This functionality offers great value demonstrates Pride Tool’s industry leading capability in providing safe and accurate hoist load testing equipment. Below is a list of some of the technical details for our 16-Ton Hoist and Sling load test stand:

  • Overall dimensions – Width 48” x Depth 40” x Height 90”
  • Hydraulic Cylinder type – Single acting, spring return
  • Maximum pulling force - 20 tons at 8466 psi
  • Stroke Hydraulic Ram – 6”
  • 35-1/2” between vertical supports / 56” height between bearing points
  • Hydraulic Hand Pump
  • System Pressure 0-10,000 psi
  • Reservoir 14 pints
  • Valve – two-speed, fine adjustment pressure preset
  • Frame Weight – 990

For instructions for our Static Testing or Dynamic Testing, please click the desired download link located under the Hoist Stand image to the left. Please contact us with any questions regarding this or any of our other Hoist Test Stand products.

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