Sep. 26, 2021
Designed for lifting heavy objects, the utility hook improves equipment longevity and overall safety by providing a dedicated, engineered lifting point built into the machine linkage. This provides a stronger position from which to lift, rather than putting the strain on the end of the arm or the attachment. A strap or chain draped around an attachment or a bucket tooth, for example, can cause warping or risk of failure to the attachment or equipment since it may not be rated for such concentrated loads in that area, the company says.
The stowable utility hook is designed by Yanmar for Yanmar excavators and features a multi-directional design that allows it to swing in each direction, as well as 360-degree swivel movement.
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