Extreme Rigging is pleased to announce the purchase from A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd., of a number of new line 0.5-ton CM Lodestar D8 hoists with 21m height of lift. With over 130 years of rigging and material handling experience, Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) is one of the leading manufacturers of lifting and positioning equipment. With precision machined gears, internal chain guide, 110 Volt for long cable runs without voltage drop, H-4 duty rated for heavy duty application, IP66 protection class, overload protection and black powder coated cast aluminium housing that is both durable and lightweight, the D8 truly is a world class product.
In addition, Extreme Rigging has purchased from AC-ET’s specialist Rigging sales division, brand new Out Board LV12 Hoist Controllers. With 12 channels of low voltage control, multichannel or pickle mode, fully compliant with CE directives and housed in a steel rack mount case built with highly serviceable subassemblies, The LV12 chain hoist controller is designed to withstand the rigours of touring and staging life. Extreme Rigging invested in the CM Lodestar D8 hoists and Out Board LV12 hoist controllers for use by its client base on a number of major film and TV productions.
Toni Cullip, Production Manager for the company commented: “The service from AC-ET is always the quickest I have found when looking for equipment at short notice. The quality of equipment supplied is always excellent, yet the price remains competitive. The pre-sales and post sales service given is second to none, with a quick quote turnaround and delivery.”