Heavy-Duty Hoist

Hydraulic Decoking System

Ruhrpumpen provides specially designed hoists for decoking services. Our heavy-duty hoists can be provided with electric, hydraulic and pneumatic drives according to heavy-duty standards and RP's specifications. Pull force and pull speed are defined to actual requirements to provide a trouble-free operation in conjunction with other Delayed Coking components like the Coke Cutting Tool, the Drill Stem Drive and the Crosshead with Free Fall Arrestor.

Operation Limits

Max Pull Force Hoist: 48kN (10600 lb/f) at all layers
Max Pull Speed Hoist: 72 m/min (236 ft/min)
Applications Hydraulic Decoking


  • Pull force and pull speed site specific designed to provide trouble-free operation in conjunction with other Ruhrpumpen components (Cutting Tool, Drill Stem Drive and Crosshead with Free Fall Arrestor)
  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) for electric hoists available
  • Hydraulic Power Units (HPU) for hydraulic hoists available
  • 5/8” or 3/4” wire rope with a 24” diameter Pulley Block system
  • Heavy-duty design for decoking service
  • 3 brake system motor / working / safety brake
  • Roller device for spooling wire rope on hoist drum
  • Slack rope device spring loaded, connected to PLC
  • Wire rope tension monitoring load cell

  • ATEX
  • UL
  • CSA for Class I, Division II, C/D (US)
  • EEXnA (EU)
  • Pull Force hoist (max):48kN (10600 lb/f) at all layers
  • Pull Speed hoist (max): 72 m/min (236 ft/min)
  • Pull Force CH (max): 192 kN (42400 lb/f)
  • Pull Speed CH (max): 18 m/min (59 ft/min)
  • Rope Diameter: 16 to 18 mm (5/8" to 3/4")
  • Power Requirement: 40kW (50 HP)
  • Hydraulic: 160 l/min (42 GPM)
  • Operation pressure (hydr.): 200 bar (3,000 psi)

Additional Services

The Ruhrpumpen's Service and Repair Centers offer full repair and retrofit services for decoking equipment and systems

Parts and repairs for all existing customer decoking systems and components, including:

  • Auto-Switch Combination Cutting Tools
  • Crosshead with Free Fall Arrestor
  • Drill Stem Drives (Rotary Joints)
  • Hoists: Electric / Hydraulic / Pneumatic
  • Decoking and Isolation Valves
  • Jet Pumps

Free-Fall Arrestor revamps and retrofits