G-Force Hoist Based Manipulators

Gorbel G-Force manipulator This highly ergonomic lifting device is part of a family of material handling equipment known as Intelligent Assist Devices (IAD’s). They use exclusive patented technology and an industrial processor controlled servo drive system to deliver unmatched lifting precision and speed. Their fusion of advanced technology and basic human guidance maximizes productivity while minimizing the risk of injury to the operator.














  • Capacities from 165 to 1320 lbs.
  • Speeds up to 200 ft. per minute
  • Can cover multiple work cells
  • Rapid return on investment through increased productivity and reduced product damage
  • Decreases risk of operator injury creating a safer work environment
  • Higher environmental ratings (more tolerant to dust and liquid)
  • Enhances job performance

Features & Benefits:

  • Patented G360™ collector and swivel assembly prevents damage to coil and/or optional air coil
  • Handle configurations are easily changeable in the field
  • Intuitive servo-controlled lift
  • Standard float mode capability
  • Standard coil cords with in-field add-on air hose
  • LCD on hand controller communicates more information like system status and diagnostics
  • Seamless operator present function by means of a photo sensor
  • Ease of installation for reduced installation time & costs


  • Slide, pendant, or force sensing handle options
  • Teachable virtual limits
  • Speed reduction points
  • Shock absorbing end stop
  • Latch hook
  • Extended wire rope drop
  • Slide on Air Hose
  • Transformer
  • Universal trolley adapter


  • Automotive (engine assembly, transmission assembly, chassis components)
  • Aerospace
  • Heavy equipment manufacturing
  • Tool & Die change-outs
  • Natural Gas & Oil Industry (valves, drilling components, etc)
  • Repetitive lifting jobs
  • Parts Assembly
  • Machining
  • Palletizing loads
  • Warehouse loading docks
  • Process Equipment Maintenance
  • Semi-Conductor

Gorbel G-Force Technical Specifications:

Technical specs

Application Photos:

Gorbel G-Force assist

Gorbel G-Force

Gorbel G-Force example 3

Gorbel G-force lift assist

Gorbel G-force lift assist

Gorbel G-force Manipulator