BENEFITS

BAL-TROL VS THE COMPETITION

BAL-TROL®

SPRING

BALL SCREW

CAPACITIES

2000 pounds at 80 PSI with single unit

Up to 200 pounds

1400 pounds at 100 PSI with two units

TRAVEL LIMITATIONS

No limitation

Limited to 150 pounds; 6 feet of travel

Limited after 300 pounds; 6 feet to 8 feet of travel

OVERALL VERSATILITY

Single unit Wide range of capacities

Limited capacity range

Single unit; Limited capacities

EQUAL TENSION THROUGHOUT TRAVEL

Yes

Available on expensive models

Yes

COST TO REPAIR

Low cost: (Typically $40.00-$80.00) Cable seals can be replaced in field

Varies: Down time usually, one day or less, can be dangerous

Expensive: Units generally returned to factory

WEIGHT OF UNIT

Typically 15-40 pounds

Generally twice the weight of air balancer

Generally 4 times the weight of air balancer

BAL-TROL® (TRI-MOTION INDUSTRIES, INC.)

SPRING BALANCERS (AERO-MOTIVE, THOR)

BALL-SCREW (ZIMMERMAN, KNIGHT INDUSTRIES)