ELECTRIC CHAIN HOISTS

Lodestar

The Lodestar features quieter operation, an environmentally friendly design, easier access to components, higher duty cycles, less maintenance and enhanced safety features.

1/4 & 3 TON CAPACITIES

15 FT. STANDARD LIFT

LESS MAINTENANCE & LONG SERVICE LIFE

Heavy duty DC brake, lifetime grease-lubricated gear box, heavy duty rated motors, 5-pocket liftwheel, zinc plated chain, and precision gears.

IMPROVED SERVICEABLITY

Easy access to the Clutch, Motor, Electrical Control Panel and Brake Assembly. Finger safe wiring and plug-and-play connectors.

IMPROVED LOAD SAFETY

Clutch is located outside the load path which prevents slipping of the load in an overload condition when brake is not powered.

Fabric chain container and rigid hook suspension standard on every Lodestar. Lug mount available upon request.

LIFETIME WARRANTY.

METRIC RATED.

CSA APPROVED.

ASME B30.16.

MADE IN THE USA.

AC Electrical Brake or Double DC Brake available.

Variable speed drive (VFD) or traditional 2 speeds available.

Lodestar Specifications
2-TON, SINGLE-REEVED

The CM® Lodestar® is now available as an economical 2-ton, single-reeved unit that's ideal for a variety of industrial lifting applications. And, because it's a single reeved unit, the design prevents the lower hook block from capsizing and damaging the hoist.

JLC

Designed for Heavy Duty Performance. Compact in size, the JLC Electric Chain Hoist features a multiple disc motor brake, overload clutch & chain end stop for safety.

Hook mount suspension

Adjustable limit switches to regulate upper and lower load travel.

Oil bath transmission for longer, quieter operation.

Nema 3R Push Button Station - Ergonomic design fits operator's hand for thumb or two-handed operation.

Full line of accessories available, including Variable Frequency Drives.

Chain Container standard on lifts up to 20 ft. single chain / 10 ft. double chain. Chain containers available for longer lifts.

CSA Approved, ASME B30.16

JLC Specifications

ShopStar

The rugged construction and compact design of the CM Shopstar makes it ideal for a variety of commercial and industrial applications.

H4 duty cycle rating allows this hoist to be used in production and maintenance environments

Totally enclosed non-ventilated hoist frame protects motor from environmental contamination

Standard protector overload device

Epoxy powder coat finish

6-1/2' power cord molded 3 prong plug on 115 V units

Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease

Other lifts available on request

cUL approved and ASME B30.16

ShopStar Specifications

ShopStar VS

The CM® ShopStar VSTM variable speed electric chain hoist is built for rugged industrial and commercial applications where precision load control is critical. This durable hoist features a high H4-plus duty cycle and a compact design ideal for use at workstations and production lines. The ShopStar VS is a superior alternative to air hoists.

CAPACITIES: 250 to 1,100 LB.

STANDARD LIFT: 10 FEET

SPEEDS: UP TO 63 FT./MIN.

RUGGED & DURABLE

Thermally protected hoist motor. Rugged, cast aluminum alloy hoist frame and body feature durable epoxy powder-coat finish to protect against corrosion.

LOW MAINTENANCE

Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease. Totally enclosed hoist frame protects motor from environmental contamination.

COMPACT DESIGN

Small, compact design makes hoist ideal for use in tight spaces and allows for easy installation and maintenance.

OVERLOAD PROTECTION

Standard overload device protects the hoist, operator and surrounding structure from damaging overloads.

LONG CHAIN LIFE

Durable CM Hoistaloy® Load Chain. 10-pocket, oblique-lay lift wheel for longer chain life.

SINGLE & 3-PHASE VOLTAGE OPTIONS

100 to 240 volt single phase, 50 to 60 Hz.

208 to 240 volt 3 phase.

460 volt and 575 volt 3 phase with optional transformer.

6-1/2 ft. power cord with removable molded, 3-prong 115-volt plug.

H4 PLUS DUTY CYCLE

With 300+ motor starts per hour and Class F motor insulation, the ShopStar VS outperforms the H3 rating of its major competitors.

5:1 DESIGN FACTOR

NEMA 4 INDUSTRIAL-RATED CONTROL SYSTEM

STANDARD RIGID-HOOK SUSPENSION

Shopstar VS Specifications