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Columbus McKinnon Corp.

140 John James Audubon Pkwy., Amherst, NY, 14228, US

  • 716-689-5400
  • 800-888-0985

Christie Lagowski
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Phone: 716-689-5648
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Columbus McKinnon Corp.

Material Handling & Storage

Master Link/Chain Shortener helps build chain slings.

January 22, 2015

Combining 2 core chain sling components, CM EZ-Connect™ Master Link & Chain Shortener facilitates building of chain slings by rigging professionals. Product combines master link with one chain shortener for single-leg configurations or 2 chain shorteners for double-leg configurations. Enabling sling to be used for various reaches and applications, chain shortener design lets operator adjust leg length. Powder-coated alloy steel product is dual rated for use with grade 80 and 100 grade chain. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Hoists can be configured to meet unique requirements.

December 22, 2014

Designed for hazardous environments, Yale® Global King™ and Shaw-Box® World Series™ are available with variable frequency drives for optimized speed adjustment and load control. Explosion-proof features, spark-resistant options, and additional corrosion resistance are also available. While 60 ft monorail or top-running lifts offer capacities to 15 tons and lifting speeds of 20/5 fpm, 80 ft lift monorail units offer capacities to 7½ tons and lifting speeds of 40/10 fpm. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Shackles, Sub-Assemblies meet oil and gas industry challenges.

May 8, 2014

DNV Type Approved shackles, available in bolt, nut, and cotter styles, meet DNV Standard 2.7-1 Offshore Containers Specifications and comply with DNV Lifting Appliances Requirements. Serialized shackles and master sub-assemblies which meet DNV Standard 2.7-1 and 2.7-3 Offshore Containers Specifications and 2.22 Lifting Appliances Requirements are also available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Automatic ID

RFID Technology simplifies inventory, inspection processes.

March 28, 2014

CM Smart ID™ RFID is available as standard on CM Bandit HMI-certified ratchet lever hoists or as option on CM shackles as small as ½ in. When integrated with inventory and inspection management system, this scalable RFID technology enables accelerated inventory tracking and serialization, efficient safety inspections, and accurate inventory and inspection data. Each chip is associated with detailed product information, which is uploaded and stored in cloud for anywhere, any time access. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoists offer spark-resistant options.

January 15, 2014

Suited for oil and gas industry, explosion-proof Yale® Global King and Shaw-Box® World Series Hoists offer spark-resistant options for environments where flammable gases/liquids are present. Options include bronze sheaves, bronze trolley wheels, copper-plated or bronze load hook, and drop stops with rubber bumpers. Available on monorail, top-running double girder, and deck-mounted models from 1–20 metric tons, Variable Frequency Drive options optimize speed adjustment and load control. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electric Chain Hoist is designed for entertainment industry.

November 19, 2013

Suited for permanent theater and D8+ type applications, touring companies, and indoor/outdoor productions, Classic Lodestar is available in capacities from 1/8–2 tons and comes with choice of motor to best suit requirements. Standard lift is 60 ft, with other lifts available, and speeds range from 8–64 fpm at 60 Hz. Used for lifting and positioning, crane features AC electromechanical brake, cast aluminum housing, as well as helical and spur gears. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Ratchet Lever Hoist has lightweight, compact design.

October 24, 2013

Available in ¾ and 1½ ton capacities, CM Bandit meets Hoist Manufacturers Institute (HMI) requirements for technical, service, and after-market support. Dimensions and 360° rotating handle enable use in confined spaces, while 100% load-tested, gold chromate chain and zinc plating on major components provide corrosion protection. Forged upper and lower hooks are bolted on and swivel to facilitate inspection and removal. Also, throat opening widths of hooks facilitate load attachment. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Ratchet Lever Hoist can be used in confined spaces.

September 11, 2013

Engineered for durability and simplicity, CM Bandit features corrosion resistant parts and zinc-plated load chain. Compact design and handle length suit confined spaces, while portability, free chaining, and 360° rotating handle lend to versatility. Offered in ¾ and 1 ½ ton capacities, HMI-certified hoist has upper and lower hooks which swivel and are bolted-on for facilitated inspection/removal. Both feature wide throat openings for accelerated load attachment. Read More

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