Sluice gates can be heavy and difficult to operate manually, mainly if they are located in a remote or hard-to-reach location. A sluice gate hoist helps to make this process easier and more efficient. A sluice gate hoist is lifting equipment that raises and lowers sluice gates.

A typical sluice gate hoist consists of a winch or motorized drum connected to a cable or chain. The rope or chain is then attached to the sluice gate, allowing it to be raised and lowered as needed. Depending on the specific design and application, the hoist may be operated manually, electrically, or hydraulically.

Sluice gate hoists are commonly used in water management systems, such as dams, reservoirs, and canals. They are also used in wastewater treatment facilities and other industrial applications where the flow of fluids needs to be controlled. Sluice gate hoists are typically designed to be durable and long-lasting, and they may be subject to strict safety regulations and inspections to ensure proper operation.


Linita Design & Manufacturing is a leading manufacturer of custom heavy weldments and fabrications, with over 35 years of experience in engineering and manufacturing quality products. Our specialty is in the hydro product supply field, including sluice gate hoists, cranes, bulkhead gates, intake gates, and more. Our Buffalo, NY facility features state-of-the-art equipment and over 90,000 sq/ft of shop space, allowing us to handle projects of all sizes and complexities.

Our team of experienced personnel averages over 15 years of experience in their respective fields, and our private ownership and management team is innovative and progressive in the industry. We are certified by several organizations, including AWS D1.1, MBE, DBE, and AISC Certified. We are committed to providing our customers with high-quality products, on-time delivery, and exceptional service.


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