Chain Hoist

Coffing JLC2016 Headroom

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Coffing JLC2016 Headroom

What is the headroom for a Coffing JLC2016 hoist? I get this question often, so I figured I would share some dimensional drawings here. The Coffing JLC2016 offers a variety of suspension options.  JLC2016 - Hook Mount Suspension  The most commonly purchased JLC is the Hook Mount version. Customers purchasing the hook mount version generally already own a push/pull trolley or a beam clamp by which the hoist will hang from.    As we can see above, the hook mounted chain hoist has a hook to hook headroom of 18-1/8". This amount should be added to the overall clearance needed. If...

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Fastest Shipping Single Phase Chain Hoist - 115/1/60

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Fastest Shipping Single Phase Chain Hoist - 115/1/60

Everyone wants to know, what is the fastest shipping single phase 115 volt chain hoist. Ever since the pandemic begun, chain hoist manufacturers have been plagued with disruptions in the hoist parts supply chain. Coffing JLC's and CM Lodestars chain hoists use a sinpac switch which has been hard to source since certain manufacturing operations ceased production during the pandemic. However, one of the major U.S. brands does not use the sinpac switch design.    The fastest shipping single phase (115 volt) chain hoist, is the Budgit Manguard Electric Chain Hoist. The Budgit Manguard does not use the sinpac switch...

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Chain Hoist

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Chain Hoist

Figuring out which type of chain hoist you require in a given application isn't always the easiest thing to do, especially if you haven't used one in the past. Before you decide which chain hoist is right for you, electric chain hoist, lever chain hoist, manual chain hoist, or air chain hoist, take into consideration the specifications mentioned below: Beam Type: Common beam types include the I-beam, WF-beam, or Patented Track beam. Knowing the type of beam you intend to install your chain hoist on is paramount to ensure the trolley wheels roll and operate properly.  Capacity: This equals the...

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Chain Hoist Duty Classifications

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Chain Hoist Duty Classifications

Chain hoists are segmented into 5 distinct duty classifications. It's very important to choose the correct hoist duty classification for your lifting application.

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