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Gorbel G-Force (IAD's) Zero Gravity Hoist

Ergonomic Partners utilizes the Gorbel G-Force models BX, BXi, Q and iQ to integrate with zero gravity lifting devices for precise, quick placement of parts. This servo hoist or intelligent assisted lifting device (IAD) is unmatched in it's speed and precision. You can also find guides and highlights of G-Force features on our crane demos page.

Gorbel's G-Force and Easy Arm devices are part of an exciting new family of material handling equipment known as Intelligent Assist Devices (IAD's). They use exclusive patented technology and an industrial processor controlled servo drive systems to deliver unmatched lifting precision and speed. Our Gorbel hoist and zero gravity lift's fusion of advanced technology and basic human guidance maximizes productivity while minimizing the risk of injury to the operator. This technology has a broad range of applications, as you can see in our HVAC lift assist case study.

G-Force Integrated with OD Grab

G-Force Integrated with OD Grab

Large pneumatic gripper for handling up to 500 pound silicon ingots. This tool is integrated with a 660 pound G-Force using a remote mount handle.

G-Force Integrated with Custom Hook

G-Force Integrated with Custom Hook

G-Force lifting device integrated with an adjustable mechanical hook lifter.

Infinite Speed and Control

The G-Force and Easy Arm move with the operator. They move as fast or as slow as the operator chooses to move. They are ideal for applications that require high speed at some points in the cycle and slow, precise movements at other points.

Blazing Speeds

With speeds reaching 200 fpm and Easy Arm speeds reaching 180 fpm. These devices travel up to 4 times faster than traditional high end lifting devices currently on the market, making them the fastest, most precise zero gravity lifting devices on the planet.

Pinpoint Precision

The Gorbel Hoist delivers unparalleled precision with speeds of less than 1 fpm. This give the operator the control necessary to finesse expensive or fragile parts.

The Safe Alternative

Operators want to use the Gorbel hoist because they’re easy to learn and easy to use. They are safer than manual lifting and dramatically reduce worker injury cost.

Anti-Recoil Technology

This prevents the hoist from moving or recoiling when there is a sudden change in load, reducing the risk of potentially serious injury.

Capacity Overload

The unit will not lift if the load exceeds the rated capacity.

Power Loss Protection

A fail safe load braking system lock the unit in place in the event of a power loss.

Operator Present Function

The handle grip of the Gorbel G-Force and Easy Arm uses a built in photo sensor that doesn't allow the unit to move unless the operator initials the movement.

Float Mode Option

Both Gorbel hoists offer a versatile Float Mode. With a mere 1/2 pound (227 g) of force on the load itself, operators can precisely orient loads throughout the full stroke range by manipulating the load with their hands. This makes the unit truly a zero gravity lifter.

The Smart Investment

G-Force technology makes your work force more productive by increasing their efficiency and enabling them to perform complex tasks. The Gorbel G-Force and the Easy Arm are more cost effective than completely robotic solutions and they don't require the costly custom programming that robots need to perform even the simplest tasks.

The Perfect Solution

The Easy Arm gives you the best of both worlds: the responsiveness and flexibility of a human operator plus the power of a machine. And, they incorporate a range of speeds, making them perfect for quick, repetitive motions and slow, precise placements.

Bridge Crane Mounted INTELLIGENT Lifting Device

When precision, strength and speed are necessities, turn to Gorbel's patented +-intelligent lifting device. More precise than hoists, more responsive than air balancers, our bridge crane mounted Gorbel G-Force units improve safety, productivity and quality, resulting in a direct increase to your bottom line.

G-Force Specifications and Configurations:
  • Higher capacities: available in 165 lb., 330 lb., 660 lb., and 1,320 capacities
  • Faster speeds: maximum speeds up to 200 feet per minute
  • More responsive performance: faster acceleration and deceleration
  • Covering multiple work cells with one unit
  • Covering larger single work areas Applications
  • Automotive assembly (engines, transmissions, chassis components)
  • Heavy equipment manufacturing
  • Tool and Die change outs
  • Natural Gas and Oil Industry (valves, drilling components, etc)
  • Repetitive lifting jobs
  • Parts assembly
  • Machining
  • Process equipment maintenance
GORBEL CUTTING EDGE Award for Outstanding Sales and Promotion of G-Force ProductsErgonomic Partners IS a Gorbel Cutting Edge G-Force, Easy Arm and Workstation Crane Dealer!

GORBEL CUTTING EDGE Award for Outstanding Sales and Promotion of G-Force Products 2009-2015:

Ergonomic Partners is proud to announce that our Companies won the 2015 Gorbel Cutting Edge awards. This award shows why Ergonomic Partners is the leading authorized sales and service center for the Gorbel G-Force unit in the Midwest. We have won this award for 7 years in a row! AND -Would like to thank all of our customers who made this possible.

Ergonomic Partners sells and distributes G-Force Products, Hoists and Cranes; serving clients from coast to coast, Canada, Mexico and especially focused in the states of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Iowa, and Oklahoma.