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Hydrax brings explosion proof lifts to LIFTEX: 25 – 26 May 2016, ExCeL, London

15 April 2016

Marking its first trade show presence in over 20 years, Hydrax Limited will be at the forthcoming LIFTEX 2016 to display its custom hydraulic lift solutions, which include products for high risk ATEX environments.  For all areas under risk of explosion, such as chemical plants or flour mills, Hydrax can install an ATEX Explosion proof lift for hazardous areas; specialising and certified in this area. 

These lifts utilise a safe hydraulic system and intrinsically safe control circuits by using components that will not spark or react with the surrounding area.  It will also demonstrate its full range of services, which include the design, build and installation of complete hydraulic lifts and lift equipment, including; goods only lifts, goods/passenger lifts, passenger lifts, hydraulic cylinders, power units and spares on its stand at the two-day event.

LIFTEX is the UK’s only event for the lift and escalator industry and takes place only once every three years. Registration is free in advance at www.liftex2016.com.  Hydrax Limited will be on stand B34.

For more information about Hydrax Limited please visit: www.hydrax.co.uk

New product and installation service
Lifts for ATEX Hazardous Areas
If you operate in a high risk ATEX environment, zone 1, 2, 21 or 22, you understand the importance of equipment that is not only reliable, but certified to operate in ATEX environments. For all areas under risk of explosion, be it gas (i.e. Chemical Plant), dust (i.e. Flour Mill) or other, Hydrax will install an ATEX Explosion Proof Lift for hazardous areas. These lifts utilise a unique and ‘proven safe’ hydraulic drive system & intrinsically safe control circuits, designed especially for such high-risk situations by using components that will not spark or react with the surrounding area. Hydrax specialises in this type of lift and installation methods, provides expert design, full ATEX notified body certification through Baseefa SGS, installation and support.

All Hydrax ATEX Goods/Passenger lifts are compliant with all relevant ATEX regulations and directives as well as EN81-20:2014, EN81-50:2014 regulations and The Lifts Directive 1997: Schedule 12.

All Hydrax ATEX Goods Only lifts are compliant with all relevant ATEX regulations and directives as well as EN81-31:2010 regulations and The Lifts Directive 1997: Schedule 12.
All Hydrax ATEX slow pit-less/reduced headroom lifts are compliant with all relevant ATEX regulations and directives as well as Machinery Directive 2006-42-EC and the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008: Schedule 2-Part 10

Lifts for ATEX Hazardous Areas:
·  ATEX Goods Only Lift
·  ATEX Goods & Passenger Lift
·  ATEX Passenger Lift
 
ATEX Environments:
·  Category 2 (Gas:  Zone 1, Dust:  Zone 21)
·  Category 3 (Gas:  Zone 2, Dust:  Zone 22)
·  Gas Groups: IIA, IIB & IIC
·  Temperature Classes: T4, T5 & T6
·  Fully Baseefa SGS Certified
·  Projects for Category 1 (Gas:  Zone 0, Dust:  Zone 20) for mining applications can be considered if required.

Completed projects include;
·  Kemira BV, Rotterdam (Chemical plant)
·  Edrington Distillery Group, (The Glenrothes) Rothes (Whisky barrel storage warehouse)
·  Pfizer, Ringaskiddy (Pharmaceuticals production)

Welcome to Hydrax
Specialising in custom hydraulic lift solutions, Hydrax Limited is a leading supplier for hydraulic applications and equipment, including goods only lifts, goods & passenger lifts, passenger lifts, cylinders, power units, and a wide selection of spares. From design to installation and beyond, our team has the ability, skill, determination and experience to provide your hydraulic lift solution.

A Few Words About Us
Formed in 1983, Hydrax Limited is the UK’s premier provider of Solutions by Elevation for the lift industry. From concept design to final installation, Hydrax has the capability to meet all your lift requirements:
·  Complete bespoke lift packages
·  Lift installations
·  Hydraulic equipment
·  Spares
·  Servicing & maintenance

The largest manufacturer of hydraulic lift equipment in the UK, Hydrax has thousands of systems in the field, with installations in countries such as: UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, UAE, Eire, Spain, France, Netherlands, Italy, Thailand, Hungary, Poland, and Puerto Rico.
Specialising in providing ‘Solutions’ to meet our customer requirements, the ‘Hydrax Philosophy’ is to provide customers with quality products and a service of excellence.

We achieve these objectives through:
·  Quality: Quality is our work and value for money is our goal.
·  Responsibility: We demand total responsibility from ourselves & support the responsibilities of our customers.
·  Mutuality: A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.

Hydrax has achieved accreditation to ISO9001:2008, The Lifts Regulations 1997:Schedule 12, and the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008:Schedule 2-Part 10, and is an original full and founder member of the Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA), and backs its products and services with a full warranty and after-sales technical back up.

With over 100 years of combined experience, our leadership team is trained and committed to meet your demands and satisfy individual requirements. We aim to provide specialist ‘Solutions by Elevation’ through quality assured design and manufacture.
Whatever your Hydraulic lift question, let Hydrax provide the answer.

Goods/Passenger Lifts
Hydrax Goods/Passenger lifts are perfectly suited to a mixed environment. These lifts are designed to handle both the transport of heavy goods, and the movement of passengers. As with all passenger lifts, Hydrax ensures that all Goods/Passenger lifts are compliant with EN81-20 & EN81:50 regulations and The Lifts Directive 1997.

As your lift is designed for use by people, aesthetics are important too. Hydrax provides a wide selection of fittings and finishings, from doors and panelling to push-buttons and lights, ensuring your lift is comfortable and fits in with your surroundings.

As well as standard installations, Hydrax designs and manufactures individual solutions for individual situations. Hydrax will make the lift suit your specific requirements, such as a free-standing structure, or fitting to an existing lift shaft. Hydrax have the solution.

Passenger Lifts
Passenger lifts supplied by Hydrax have all the features you would expect from a passenger lift. Precision engineering and hydraulic design ensure a smooth ride for passengers and peace of mind for you and your company.

As with our Goods/Passenger lifts, Hydrax presents a variety of fittings, furnishings, button panels, lighting systems, and everything else to make your lift feel at home in your building, and help people feel at home in your lift.

As well as standard installations, Hydrax designs and manufactures individual solutions for individual situations. Hydrax will make the lift suit your specific requirements, such as a free-standing structure, or fitting to an existing lift shaft. Hydrax have the solution.

Hydraulic Lift Equipment
In addition to installation and refurbishment packages, Hydrax stocks a full range of hydraulic equipment. If you’re looking for supplies, upgrades, or just spare parts, this is the place to find them. In addition to our main supplies of hydraulic cylinders, power units and general spares, Hydrax also stocks such equipment as coolers, tank heaters, lift cars, slings, guide rails, over-speed governors, pulleys and ropes. For all your hydraulic lift equipment, give Hydrax a call.

Hydraulic Lift Cylinders
Hydrax supply the best in hydraulic cylinders and can provide the perfect match for your application. Hydrax produce such cylinders as;
* Displacement Cylinders; up to 300mm diameter and a 20 meter stroke, with multiple-section cylinders being our speciality.
* Telescopic Cylinders; available in 2, 3 and 4 stage configurations
* Scissor Lift Cylinders
As with all our services, whether you are searching for a standard cylinder, or a custom design and build, Hydrax have the solution.
 

Hydraulic Lift Power Units
Hydrax hydraulic power units operate at the core of our hydraulic systems, so we ensure that we manufacture them to fit your specification. The unit is built with the final product in mind, ensuring a smooth ride and high dependability. Our submerged power units offer extremely low noise, low pulsation characteristics together with unparalleled reliability.

We offer the best quality components with brands such as Elmo, Settima, Seim, Blain and Bucher.

We offer elevator valves to suit your application:
·  Blain EV or KV range
·  Blain EV4 Inverter range
·  Bucher C-LRV or iValve range
·  Bucher C-LRV or iValve Inverter range

Our smaller air-cooled power units are perfectly suited for the platform lift or home disabled access lift.

All units are fitted with manual lowering, level & temperature gauge, pressure gauge, filler breather and wired electrical box. From the smallest cylinder to entire projects, Hydrax considers no job too big or too small. Give Hydrax a call and let us meet your power requirements.

Hydraulic Lift Spares
To ensure a full service to customers and to simplify maintenance, Hydrax stocks all your hydraulic spares, suited to fit every configuration.

Valves, valve seal kits, hose, cylinder seal kits, pressure switches, thermostats, hand pumps, motors, pumps, etc.

Whether you need a fast fix or are just preparing for the worst, call Hydrax now for all your spares.


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