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The industry standard for work in refineries, tank farms, shipyards, offshore platforms and heavy construction has been redesigned to meet your needs and simplify your ownership experience - lowering your cost of ownership, improving the reliability of the components, and making it easier to service this product right.

The ST-17 is the finest quality work basket in the world and is a result of years of improvements, primarily from customer feedback.
Unit of Measure



N/A 37 x 29 x 72 in940 x 737 x 1829 mm

Gross Load Capacity

N/A 1000 lb453.6 kg


N/A ST-17: 209 lbST-17-1: 210 lbST-17: 94.8 kgST-17-1: 95.3 kg

Travel Speed

N/A 30 ft/min9.2 m/min

Power Requirements

N/A 120 psi air @ 60 cfm

Wire Rope Capacity

N/A 500 ft152.4 m

Wire Rope Size

N/A 5/16 in8 mm

Wire Rope Construction

N/A Seale Construction 6 x 19


N/A Aluminum and Steel

Wire Rope Length

N/A 100 ft30.5 m

Optional Accessories

N/A , Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Bottom Arc Guard
, Bottom Arc Guard
, Foam Roller Assembly for Mod Platform
, Insulated Wire Rope Assembly
, Bottom Arc Guard
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Transfer Chains
, Philly Wall Roller for Drum Hoists
, Face Roller for Drum Hoists
, Face Roller for Drum Hoists
, Face Roller for Drum Hoists
, Adjustable Wall Bumper Roller for Drum Hoists
, Rail Clamp
, Flydeck
, Flydeck
, Ground Dolly
, Drum Hoist Arc Guard Kit
, Adjustable Wall Roller with Non-Conductive Rubber Wheel for ST-27


UL Certifications

CE Standard

N/A The reliable industrial basket has been modified to meet the European CE standard so it can be used where facility owners require CE certification.
  • Top limit switch with trip plate
  • Lower limit/slack rope sensor with bypass for dereeving unit
  • Emergency stop to cut air supply to basket in case of emergency
  • Secondary wire rope grab for two-line system
This is a special order product. Call Spider for details.

Key Features

Key Features

  • Air-powered motor
  • Reinforced midair transfer point and wear plates at base
  • Winding drum hoist offers safe, efficient operation in hazardous and corrosive environments.
  • Paint and blast media on wire rope do not impact operation of unit.
  • Reliable vented transmission prohibits entry of corrosive agents for greater durability.
  • Constant pressure versa valve ensures complete, immediate stop on release of operating lever.
  • Built-in breather vent kit
  • Simpler wire rope changes
  • Simpler service
  • Reusable wear parts
  • Fairlead guide replaces steel wire rope guides
    • 2 mating universal pieces extend life 4 times that of prior design.
    • Wear guide that indicates replacement interval
    • Polymer material resists corrosion
    • Retrofitable to prior ST-17/19/180 models
  • Tension holder assembly
    • Simple polymer assembly
    • Replaces service intensive SA-1077 by reducing number of parts from 44 to just 16
    • Simple test shows when to replace tension blocks
    • Retrofitable to ST-17/19/180 models
  • More robust and reliable oiler/filter lubricator assembly
    • Easier mounting
    • More robust mounting brackets
    • Better visual management
    • Improved serviceability from special lubricants that decrease maintenance time for equipment used in harsh industrial environments