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Item Details

Guldmann GH2F Portable Track Hoist

ILC Reference NO 44:22:003
Item sourced from ILC ACT database


Short Description
Guldmann GH2F is a battery operated flexible lifting module, which can be moved from one overhead track system to another. A lifting strap raises and lowers the hoist from / to a transport trolley. This eliminates manual lifting for installation and removal of the module from the overhead track. The trolley is used to transfer the hoist between rooms. The lifting capacity is either 200 or 250kg, depending on model choice.

Price Guide
Approx Price: $4,200.00
Price Date: 10/05/2005

More Details
. The GH2 F is installed and removed from the overhead track without manual lifting thus reducing strain on care staff and users. (see METHOD OF USE)
. The design of the system offers the greatest possible lifting height, rather than being limited by the reach of the carer.
. Quiet operation
. Designed for use in damp environments.

Battery powered (hand held push button control) Dual, powerful, long lasting batteries - has up to 140 lifts before automatic recharging occurs.

Tracking materials: lightweight aluminium; max span 8 metres, mounted to ceiling trusses and intermediate timbering. A wide range of track combinations - straight, curved and switching, allows for extensive design flexibility.

two points for sling attachment

24volt DC power supply. 2 x 12 v lead acid batteries, sealed
Capable of performing 140 lifts before recharging

emergency stopping
emergency lowering
safety cut off for strap - approx 45 deg longitudinally, approx 10 deg transversely
battery switches off automatically when voltage goes below 17 volts

Guldmann ABC slings come in three categories
Active - Lifting slings that require active participation of carer and user.
Basic - Lifting slings suitable for most persons.
Custom - Lifting slings to match special needs.

Lifting hanger, standard
Suitable for persons using a lifting sling in sizes S - XXXL.

Lifting hanger, mini
Suitable for persons using a lifting sling in sizes XS and S.

Lifting hanger, micro
Suitable for persons using a lifting sling in sizes Kids and XS.

Cross hanger
Suitable when larger distance is required between leg straps and back straps of the lifting sling.

Horizontal lifting stretcher
Suitable when a totally stable and horizontal lift is required.
To be used with DH 4000 HD.

Horizontal lifting support
Suitable when a horizontal lift is required.
To be used with GH2 or the Guldmann mobile hoist.

Bath chair - rustproof
Suitable when a stable lift into a swimming pool is required.

Bath stretcher - rustproof
Suitable when a stable and horizontal lift into a swimming pool is required.

Digital scale
Battery operated digital scale. Liftiing capacity max. 270 kg. (600 lbs.).

Max transfer band
Guarantees the user a safe support in standing and walking. Max transfer band does not slide during use.

Head support
Supports the head without stimulating the neck reflexes. Suitable for persons with no head control.

Used for positioning and securing a person in the lateral position.

Extension straps
Used in situations to achieve various sitting positions or where different lifting heights are required. With an added extension strap, the GH2F has a lifting range of 3000mm.

Auxiliary straps
Ease correct positioning of the user in the wheelchair.

Horizontal Hanger Body Scoop
Used for lifting deceased persons.

Method Of Use
A strap with an anchored fitting is suspended from the overhead ceiling mounted travelling trolley. An attendant anchors the suspended fitting into the hoist unit which is carried on the wheeled trolley. The unit is raised towards the ceiling mounted track by means of a hand held control. The spreader bar is positioned appropriately over the person to be lifted for the sling to be attached.

2 models, with load capacity of 200 or 250kg.

Lift range           (mtrs)  2 
Load capacity of hoist(kg) 200 or 250
Load of heaviest part (kg) 200 or 250
Width of spreader bar (mm) 595

Hoist Unit
Width (mm)  300
Height(mm)  222
Depth (mm)  197

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Place Of Manufacture

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Transport Trolley   Travelling Trolley  
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