Explosion Proof (EX) Lifting Equipment

Explosion Proof Wire Rope Hoist Explosion Proof Wire Rope Hoist

RHC Lifting Limited offers special components designed for the use in explosion proof atmospheres and fulfil the highest of safety standards. RHC Lifting can offer:

  • Explosion Proof EX Chain Hoists
  • Explosion Proof EX Wire Rope 
  • Explosion Proof EX Crane Kits
  • Explosion Proof EX Lifting Manual Equipment
    • Explosion Proof EX Chain Blocks
    • Explosion Proof EX Beam Trolleys
    • Explosion Proof Low headroom Combination
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Explosion Proof (EX) Electrical Lifting Equipment

Explosion Proof Chain Hoist Explosion Proof Chain Hoist

Explosion proof crane components from SWF distinguish themselves – just like the basic NOVA models – because of their high performance motors, compact design and approach dimensions as well as their tremendous longevity. SWF EX Product offer many of the same features as the standard equipment


The products range from a electric chain hoist to a complete wire rope crane kit. The use of modern frequency inverter technology for crane and trolley travelling with explosion-protected component package ensures gentle transporting of loads and low-wear operation of the crane.


RHC Lifting Limited can supply explosion proof components, suitable for the following groups:

  • Zone 1 ATEX II2G c Ex de IIB T4
  • Zone 1 ATEX II2G c Ex de IIC T4
  • Zone 2 ATEX II3G c Ex nAde IIB T3
  • Zone 2 ATEX II3G c Ex nAde IIC T3
  • Zone 21 ATEX II2D c Ex IP65 135°C
  • Zone 22 ATEX II3D c Ex nA IP65 200°C


Explosion proof crane components from SWF correspond to the guidelines according to ATEX 94/09/EG, the regulations of FEM and the European safety standards (EN). SWF EEx-Products are certified within the bounds of design approval (INERIS 03 ATEX 3015 X).

Manual Lifting Equipment

Explosion Proof Manual Lifting Equipment Explosion Proof Manual Lifting Equipment

The CRAFTster EX range is designed to lift loads up to 20,000kg and is built with the same high quality as SWF electrical lifting equipment. The CRAFTster EX range come with a 12 month warranty. 


The SWF's manual EX range features include:

  • With overload device, slipping clutch
  • ATEX marking: Ex II 2 GD c IIC T4 T+135°C.
  • Suitable for gas & dust hazardous areas: Zone 1+2, Zone 21+22.
  • Galvanised load chain
  • Stainless steel hand chain
  • Bronze coated hooks, wheels
  • Aluminium powder coating
  • Ambient temperature -20°C to + 40°C

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Contact Details

RHC Lifting Limited - HQ

Lawrence Drive

Stover Trading Estate

Yate, Bristol

BS37 5PG


Tel: 01454 332270

Email: Sales@rhclifting.com

Autec Enq: Autec@rhclifting.com 

RHC Lifting Limited - Yeovil 

RHC Lifting Limited

C/O Leonardo Helicopters

Lysander Road


BA20 2YB


Tel: 01935 704076

RHC Lifting Limited - Plymouth 

11 Mary Seacole Road




Tel: 01752 250501

Current Vacancies

2 x Crane Service / Installation Engineers (London & Yorkshire)Current Vacancies


The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association LEEA

RHC Lifting are proud members of LEEA - The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

IS0 9001:2008 Accreditation ISO 9001

RHC Lifting are an ISO 9001:2008   accredited company

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