1-Ton CM Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoist - 16fpm - Variable Frequency Drive - 2 Speed

CM Hoists

  • $6,611.95

*Chain Container Included with Each Purchase! 

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CM Lodestar 1-Ton VS

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:


Key Benefits

Soft Starts

  • Increase the life of the gear train components, load chain, hooks and brake components. 
Electronic Reversing
  • Eliminates the need for magnetic contactor and speed relay controls.
Minimum and Maximum Speed Settings
  • With the ability to choose intermediate speeds during operation without timely programming or expensive upgrades.
115 Volt Interface Card Standard
  • Allows for integration into existing bridge and crane systems without upgrades or modifications to the hoist VFD controls. 

Standard Lodestar Features

6:1 Speed Ratio

Fault History

Phase Loss Protection

VFD Programmable 

  • To customers exact voltage requirements

Motor Thermal Overload Protection

Adjustable Ramp Time and Speeds

  • 3 second ramp time between minimum and maximum speed setting.
3-Step Robust NEMA 4x Control Station


Additional Features

  • Quick change voltage board-change from low voltage to high voltage by simply re positioning receptacle. 
  • Lifetime lubricated Gear Train 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 NEMA 4X Control Station
  • Hoist duty motor, standard Protector overload device, and standard screw type limit switches
  • Hardened, forged steel, latch type hooks and Hoistaloy load chain for long, dependable service
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • No special tools required to disassemble
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Each hoist thoroughly inspected and tested to over 125% of rated load prior to shipment
  • Meets ASME B30.16
  • Metric Rated
  • Made in U.S.A.


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