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  • CM Lodestar Air XL Pneumatic Chain Hoist

    Columbus McKinnon introduces a new line of Lodestar Air XL chain hoists for lifting applications from 2 to 71/2 tons. The offering provides heavy-duty hoists featuring variable speeds and higher capacities than traditional air chain hoists. Workers in automotive plants, heavy equipment manufacturing, chemical plants, refineries, and related rugged work environments will experience the same dependability and versatility that they have relied on from CM products for many years.

    The features of the Lodestar Air XL Chain Hoist includes:

    • Lifting capacities up to 7 1/2 tons
    • Variable lifting speeds
    • Maximum lifting speed of 31 feet per minute
    • Forged ten-pocket oblique-lay liftwheel for smooth chain operation, constant chain speed, and reduced chain wear
    • Standard overload protector
    • Clutch acts as upper and lower limits
    • Six-vane rotary air motor
    • Pendant controls provide precise load spotting
    • Air actuated motor brake for positive load control
    • Factory tested at 125% of rated capacity
    • Spark resistant models available
    • Lifetime warranty
    • Standard Lift: 10 ft.
    • Air inlet size: 1" NPT
    • Air supply hose size: 1" I.D. min.
    • Consumption: 175 CFM at 90 PSI
    • Exhaust: 11/4" NPT

  • CM ShopAir™ Chain Hoist

    Compact, powerful, and precise for assembly and manufacturing applications up to 1,000 pounds.

    The CM ShopAir combines superior lifting speeds, rugged design, and precise load spotting in a portable air chain hoist. As a workstation hoist or a production line hoist, the ShopAir is the ideal choice.
    Capacities: 250 to 1,000 Lbs. Normal Operating Pressure; 90 PSI (6.2 bar) Air Consumption: 34 cu.feet/min.

    The features of the Lodestar Air XL Chain Hoist includes:

    • Standard Protector™ overload device.
    • 10-pocket, oblique lay liftwheel provides longer chain life.
    • Epoxy powder coat finish provides a durable exterior.
    • Durable reduction gearing means reliable operation
    • Variable flow, two lever pendant for precise load spotting.
    • Threaded external exhaust for piping away exhaust in clean room or painting applications.
    • Small, compact design for commercial & industrial applications.
    • Industrial duty air motor for tough applications.
    • Gear train is lifetime-lubricated with non-oxidizing grease.
    • Hardened forged steel, latch-type lower hook rotates 360°.
    • Hardened forged steel, rigid latch-type upper hook.
    • Rugged cast aluminum alloy hoist frame.
    • Alloy load chain.
    • Maximum pendant drop - 36 ft.
    • Lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

  • CM AirStar Chain Hoist

    Designed for general commercial applications where variable speed pneumatic power is preferable. Rated for 1/4, 1/2 and 1 ton capacities, this compact, lightweight hoist features:

    • Hoistaloy load chain for heavy duty or stainless steel chain for spark resistant, medium duty loads
    • Positive action, heavy-duty shoe type brake that holds the load
    • Multi-vane rotary air motor for high torque, smooth operation
    • Accurately machined heat treated alloy steel spur gears
    • Spark resistant models available for hazardous environments
    • Pull cord or pendant throttle control available
    • Pull cord control hoists provide a lightweight, economical hoist for accurate control of loads
    • Optional pendant throttle control hoists offer ergonomic, one-hand control for ease of operation
    • Hook or lug suspension available
    • Inlet air swivel with built-in strainer provides free hoist movement
    • Aluminum frame and end cover contributes to the lightweight, easily portable, and rugged design
    • External brake adjustment
    • Limit stops prevent over-travel in upper and lowering directions
    • Equa-torque gearing of alloy steel, heat treated spur gears are accurately machined to provide a close meshed, compact gear reduction
    • Tapped exhaust port 1/2 NPTF... for cleanroom applications or to add a supplemental muffler in addition to the built-in muffler for even quieter operation
    • Lifetime warranty
    • Metric rated

    Basic Hoist Data
    Rated Loads: 1/4, 1/2 and 1 Ton (Spark resistant models are rated at 3/8 and 3/4 ton)

    Air Pressure
    Recommended: 90 PSI
    Air Consumption: 48 SCFM at 90 PSI
    Net Wt. (Basic Hoist): 36 lbs.
    Suspension: Hook or lug
    Control: Pull Cord or Pendant Throttle
    Air Inlet: 3/8 NPTF
    Air Supply Hose: 1/2 I.D. min.
    Air Exhaust: 1/2 NPTF
    Lift: 10 foot lifts are standard. Longer lifts are an optional extra.

    Control: 6 foot length is standard.
    Longer lengths are an optional extra.

    Optional: For greater corrosion resistance, a plated load chain is offered as an optional extra.

  • CM AirStar 6 Air Hoist

    Designed for general industrial applications where variable speed pneumatic power is preferable. Rated for loads of up to 3 tons. This compact, lightweight hoist features:

    • Hoistaloy load chain for heavy duty or stainless steel chain for spark resistant, medium duty loads
    • Lightweight aluminum frame and cover
    • Positive action, spring biased Weston-type load brake holds the load, provides exacting load spotting and control
    • Multi-vane rotary air motor with eight vanes for high torque, smooth operation, positive starting
    • Precision cut heat treated helical and spur gear combination for quiet, efficient operation
    • Pendant throttle handle is full flow design for precision throttle capabilities
    • Spark resistant models available for hazardous environments
    • Hook or lug suspension available
    • Standard overload protector device
    • Internal Muffler-reduces sound level
    • Throttle Valve—precision throttle valves meter the air for smooth operation
    • Chain container optional
    • Lifetime warranty
    • Metric rated
    Basic Hoist Data
    Rated Loads:1, 2, and 3-ton (Spark resistant models are rated at 1/2, 1 and 2 ton)

    Air Pressure
    Recommended: 90 PSI
    Air Consumption: 70 SCFM (full load-full speed) slow speed model 80 SCFM (full load-full speed) fast speed model
    Pendant Control Hose: 6 foot pendant hose standard for 10 foot lift hoist, longer hose assemblies up to 36 foot available.
    Lift: 10 foot lifts are standard. Longer lifts are an optional extra.
    Net Wt. (Basic Hoist): 100 pounds
    Suspension: Hook or lug
    Air Inlet Size: 3/4 NPTF
    Air Supply Hose Size: 3/4 ID. min.

  • CM Max Air Balancer

    CM offers precise positioning or repetitive trans-ferring of loads as heavy as 600 pounds. With up to 8" of float, the operator can position the load easily and precisely by hand.

      • Limitless start/stop cycles for reliable performance and productivity; • Exclusive lost load protection system; • Extra safety with exclusive lock out-tag out device that makes the balancer inoperable in the event of damage or required maintenance; • Unique pressure compensated flow control maintains lifting speed regardless of fluctuations in plant air pressure; • Chain lift eliminates spinning or fraying plus delivers long wear life; • 18 pocket liftwheel for smooth balancer operation; • True vertical chain travel (80" max.); • Ergonomic pendant control station; • Forged steel latch type lower hook with bearing for free rotation; • Supplied complete with chain container for loose end chain; • Optional Series 0980 low headroom trolley to operate 2 5/8" through 5 5/8" flange beams; • Optional Latchlok hook; • Optional balance control for full 8 feet float capabilities; • Operates on 90 RS.I. plant air, not 100 P.S.I. like comparable units; • Standard pendant drop 9'-6"

  • CM TMM-140 Air Manipulator Hoist

    300 Lb./140Kg Air Manipulator Hoist

    The CM TMM-140 is ideal for workstation applications. Lightweight and portable, the unit weighs less than 20 pounds and operates at 100% (A5) duty cycle.

    • Smooth operator - Efficient rotary vane motor provides high uniform torque for quick response, and smooth, quiet operation.
    • Easy to use - Handle-mounted pendant control for one-handed operation and load positioning.
    • Variable speeds - Precise and infinite speed control for accurate load spotting.
    • Wire rope design - Self-winding lifting cable stores conveniently inside unit.
    • Suspension - Swivel top and bottom hooks with hook latches standard, for portability and quick installation.
    • Disc brake - Secures load and eliminates drift when pendant is released.
    • Note - A 3/8" NPT air filter-regulator- lubricator is needed for effective operation. Spark resistant features are not available.
    Ideal Applications Include:
    • Assembly lines
    • Machine shops
    • Cleaning and/or dipping operations
    • Manufacturing plants
    • Power generating stations
    • Shipping departments
    • Chemical facilities
    • Fabricating shops Repetitive lifting applications
    • Auto and truck repair
    • Handling fixtures and dies