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Lodestar Electric Chain Hoists

Lodestar Electric Chain Hoists

The balanced, integrated, proven design of the Lodestar has made it the most popular electric chain hoist in the industry. Lodestar gives you more value for your money including:

  • Quick change voltage board-change from low voltage to high voltage by simply repositioning receptacle
  • Up to 3 ton capacities for heavy-duty industrial applications
  • Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease
  • Precision machined and hardened lift-wheel with hardened chain guides for precise chain lift-wheel fit
  • Gearing designed for exceptionally long life and quiet operation
  • H4 duty standard
  • Rugged control station (NEMA 4X)
  • Hoist duty motor, standard Protector overload device and standard adjustable crew type ...
Lodestar with Hook Suspension

Lodestar with Hook Suspension

Lodestar with Series 635 Low Headroom Trolley

Lodestar with Series 635 Low Headroom Trolley

Lodestar with Series 635 Motor Driven Trolley

Lodestar with Series 635 Motor Driven Trolley Suspension

Lodestar with Series 635 Motor Driven Trolley

Lodestar with Series 635 Motor Driven Trolley

Metal Chain Containers

Metal Chain Containers

CM Lodestar chain containers complete
  • Convenient for slack chain storage
  • Simple one pin attachment for easy installation
  • Security cable included
  • Available for every Lodestar and Valustar model
  • Made in U.S.A.
Fabric Chain Bags

Fabric Chain Bags

CM's chain bags offer an alternative to the standard metal chain container for use with Lodestar or Valustar electric chain hoists. Chain bags are made from an open weave vinyl coated polyester designed especially for extended outdoor life. Not recommended for applications over 300ºF, in extremely caustic environments or for chain weight exceeding 300 lbs. Features include:

  • Flexible and lightweight material
  • Dampens noise
  • Will not hold water
  • Excellent resistance to ultraviolet rays, mildew stains, rot and weather
  • Moisture resistant - quick drying
  • High tensile and tear strength
  • Abrasion resistant
  • No shrinkage
  • Bags and brackets are suitable for chain weights up to 300 pounds
  • Made in U.S.A.
Lodestar XL Electric Chain Hoists

Lodestar XL Electric Chain Hoists

Columbus McKinnon offers the Lodestar XL electric chain hoists for lifting applications from 2 to 7 1/2 tons. The heavy-duty hoist features faster speeds, less reeving, and higher capacities than traditional chain hoists. Workers in auto motive plants, heavy equipment manufacturing, paper mills, and related rugged work environments will experience the same dependability and versatility that they have relied on for many years.

The NEW features of the Lodestar XL Electric Chain Hoist include:
  • Lifting capacities up to 7 1/2 tons
  • Increased lifting speeds throughout the line
  • Double reeved units with 3-5 ton lifting capacities
  • Maximum lifting speed of 30 feet per minute
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ShopStar Electric Chain Hoists

ShopStar Electric Chain Hoists

The ShopStar electric chain hoist features rugged construction and high H4 duty cycle. It keeps lifting and lifting, up to 1,000 pounds and 300 motor starts per hour. Additional features and benefits include:
  • H4 duty cycle (300 motor starts/hour)
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Standard protector overload device
  • 10 pocket oblique lay liftwheel provides longer chain wear
  • Epoxy powder coat finish
  • 61/2 ft. power cord with molded 3 prong plug on 115 volt units
  • NEMA 4 industrial rated control station
  • Optional impact-resistant chain container available
  • Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease
  • CM Hoist Alloy Load Chain (zinc plated optional)
  • Thermally protected hoist duty motor
  • Dual ...

Chain Containers

Valustar Electric Chain Hoists

Valustar Electric Chain Hoists

Designed specifically for general commercial applications. This compact, lightweight hoist features:
  • Fully machined and heat treated liftwheel with hardened chain guides for smooth chain operation and reduced chain wear
  • Standard lift 10, 15 & 20 ft.
  • 5 ft. power cord length
  • Heavy-duty caliper type AC brake
  • Rugged NEMA 4 control station, 115 volt control circuit
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • Hoistaloy load chain for smooth operation and maximum chain life
  • Efficient regenerative braking system to avoid heat generation in power train
  • Enclosed hoist duty motor
  • Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease
  • Latch type hooks
  • Hook suspension standard
  • Fully machined and heat treated gear ...
RailStar Motor Driven Trolleys

RailStar Motor Driven Trolleys

  • Fits wide range of beam sizes for maximum versatility
  • Universal use with any hook suspended single speed hoists that are equipped with reversing contactor
  • Steel spur gearing for optimum strength and smooth operation
  • Durable hardened cast iron trackwheels that operate on standard S-beams or flat flanged beams
  • Lifetime lubricated double row ball bearings for high efficiency, low maintenance
  • Cast iron control enclosure
  • Four-button control station included for operating single speed hoist. Drop proportioned to 20' lift
  • Steel plate side frames
  • 115 volt control circuit on 1 phase units. 48 volt control circuit on 3 phase units
  • Trolley guards standard
  • One-year warranty
  • Metric rated
  • Imported
Tractor drive

Tractor Drives

Power tractor drives push-type hoists, trolleys and underhung cranes. Easy installation without removing or modifying existing equipment. This drive also features:
  • Compact design
  • Capacities up to 5 tons available in 230/460-3-60 operation
  • Monorail trolley track or twin unit synchronized drives available
  • Direct drive with right angle worm gear reducer
  • Enclosed aluminum housing for lubrication of gears and bearings
  • Steel plate construction with tie-rods for easy adjustment
  • Squirrel cage motor with permanently lubricated bearings
  • Fully machined trolley wheels with universal tread operate on tapered or flat flange beams
  • Adjusts to standard I-beams or flat flange beams up to 8 inches wide
  • Standard ...