Vortek® Announces Batten Load Sensing Capability

Hoffend , manufacturer of the Vortek® automated rigging system, today announced that all Vortek units now have the ability to report the under-load and overload condition on the batten to within 5lbs. and display the condition on either a pendant system or on the Vortek Automation Center (VAC™) system.

Knowledge of the actual weight on each batten will provide the system operator with the ability to calculate the total weight of scenery, drapes, li

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