CM Powerstar Electric Chain Hoist

The CM Powerstar Electric Chain Hoist features a space saving alternative to wire rope hoists for high speed lifting. This heavy-duty hoist is built to maintain its strength and power year after year.


  • H-4 or better rated duty cycle
  • Designed for heavy-duty industrial applications
  • Liftwheel has machined chain pockets and is heat treated alloy steel for maximum strength and wear resistance
  • Efficient regenerative braking system avoids heat generation in power train
  • Motors up to 7-1/2 h.p. provide a wide range of lifting speeds
  • Single or two speed controls. Two speed models operate on 3:1 speed ratio
  • Standard adjustable upper and lower screw limit switches
  • Standard overload Protector device
  • Hoistaloy load chain can be easily inspected for wear and abuse
  • True vertical lift
  • Factory tested to 125% of rated capacity prior to shipment
  • Metric rated except for 10 & 20 ton capacities
  • Rugged aluminum alloy hoist frame
  • Chain guide surrounds liftwheel
  • Machined and hardened steel Helical gears used throughout hoist for optimum performance and mechanical efficiency.
  • Extensive use of life-lubricated bearings plus sealed oil bath power train reservoir for minimum maintenance.
  • Dual braking system
  • Heavy duty, industrial single speed controls include magnetic reversing contactor which operates on 115 volts provided by a control transformer.
  • Totally enclosed, ball bearing, 30 minute rated, thermally protected, hoist duty motor is standard.
  • Push button control is weatherproof (NEMA 4 rated).
  • Drop of push button control is 4 ft. above hook at lowest position, unless otherwise specified.
  • External push button chain strain relief is standard.
  • Power cord length is 2-1/2 ft. unless otherwise specified.
  • Trolley design permits easy adjustment for installation on a broad range of beam flange widths.
  • Trolley wheels have double row, tapered roller bearings plus machined and hardened universal treads to permit operation on American Standard or flat flanged sections interchangeably.
  • Spur gearing used in all motorized trolleys for improved efficiency and durability.
  • Drop of hand chain on geared trolleys is 2 ft. above hook at lowest position, unless otherwise specified.
  • Designed to be maintained "on the beam."
  • Up to 600 lineal feet of chain
  • Weatherproof (NEMA3R)
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Made in U.S.A.
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