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New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons
Material Handling & Storage

New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons

The AS7 is a new electric wire rope hoist that is being offered by Columbus McKinnon Corporation. The hoist is available in two designs of a deck mount configuration and a double girder trolley configuration. Both designs are made of German-made components and have a maximum load capacity of 85 tons. There is also a twin drum configuration of the AS7 which handles up to 135 tons and a smaller...

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Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive
Material Handling & Storage

Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive

The Yale® YK™ and Shaw-Box® SK™ Electric Wire Rope Hoists come with encoder feedback, torque proving and brake check and dynamic braking to reduce brake pad wear and tear. The hoists are equipped with IMPULSE•G+ Mini frequency drive that improves load control and increases hoist life. The IMPULSE®•VG+ Series 4 drives are available on Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK monorail configurations up...

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Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities
Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities

The Yale Yk and Shaw-Box SK from Columbus McKinnon Corporation are two series of electric wire rope hoists that was recently expanded. They now feature an increased range of lifting capabilities going from one to 30 tons in five frame sizes with 16 load capacity variants.  The electric hoists also include a block-operated limit switch, adjustable geared limit switch, motor temperature control...

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McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle
Material Handling & Storage

McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle

The CM Tornado is available in 3/4, 1-1/2, 3, 6 and 9 ton capacities with standard lifts up to 20 ft. The unit allow operator to realize full potential of 360° rotation that reduces repetitive wrist action. The hoist is equipped with a directional indicator that displays operating actions such as lifting, lowering or neutral. It is offered with bolt-on swivel hooks with nylon locks and a cast...

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New Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK Electric Wire Rope Hoists Incorporate Advanced Safety Features
Material Handling & Storage

New Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK Electric Wire Rope Hoists Incorporate Advanced Safety Features

Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK German-engineered electric wire rope hoists integrate advanced safety features such as block-operated and  adjustable geared limit switches, overload protection, and motor temperature control. The product lines include lifting capabilities from one to 10 tons, three frame sizes, and a customizable modular system to meet specific requirements. Other features include low...

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Columbus McKinnon's Hoists Now Come in 15 and 20-ton Capacity Units
Material Handling & Storage

Columbus McKinnon's Hoists Now Come in 15 and 20-ton Capacity Units

CM Hurricane 360° hand chain hoists are versatile, safe, rugged, durable, and feature a patented 360-degree rotating hand chain cover. A compact, low-headroom design makes the army-type, integrated trolley models flexible, for maneuvering heavy loads in tight spaces. Models are easy to maintain and are available in capacities ranging from 1/2 to 20 tons with standard lifts up to 30 feet, making...

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Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists Now Come with Magnetek IMPULSE® G+ Mini Drive
Material Handling & Storage

Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists Now Come with Magnetek IMPULSE® G+ Mini Drive

Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists are available in capacities ranging from 1/8 to 1 ton with a lift of 10 ft. Units are embedded with CM HI-Tech™ Hoist Interface Technology that allows user to adjust speed and performance parameters. The hoist provides USB connectivity to access the information such as start and stop cycles motor run time and hoist fault information via computers or tablet....

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New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons
Material Handling & Storage

New Wire Rope Hoists Have a Maximum Load Capacity of 85 Tons

The AS7 is a new electric wire rope hoist that is being offered by Columbus McKinnon Corporation. The hoist is available in two designs of a deck mount configuration and a double girder trolley configuration. Both designs are made of German-made components and have a maximum load capacity of 85 tons. There is also a twin drum configuration of the AS7 which handles up to 135 tons and a smaller...

Read More »
Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive
Material Handling & Storage

Columbus McKinnon Introduces Electric Wire Rope Hoists with IMPULSE-G+ Mini Adjustable Frequency Drive

The Yale® YK™ and Shaw-Box® SK™ Electric Wire Rope Hoists come with encoder feedback, torque proving and brake check and dynamic braking to reduce brake pad wear and tear. The hoists are equipped with IMPULSE•G+ Mini frequency drive that improves load control and increases hoist life. The IMPULSE®•VG+ Series 4 drives are available on Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK monorail configurations up...

Read More »
Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities
Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoists Expanded to Feature Wider Range of Lifting Capacities

The Yale Yk and Shaw-Box SK from Columbus McKinnon Corporation are two series of electric wire rope hoists that was recently expanded. They now feature an increased range of lifting capabilities going from one to 30 tons in five frame sizes with 16 load capacity variants.  The electric hoists also include a block-operated limit switch, adjustable geared limit switch, motor temperature control...

Read More »
McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle
Material Handling & Storage

McKinnon Presents CM Tornado Ratchet Hoists with 360-Degree Rotating Lever and a Fold-Out Revolving Handle

The CM Tornado is available in 3/4, 1-1/2, 3, 6 and 9 ton capacities with standard lifts up to 20 ft. The unit allow operator to realize full potential of 360° rotation that reduces repetitive wrist action. The hoist is equipped with a directional indicator that displays operating actions such as lifting, lowering or neutral. It is offered with bolt-on swivel hooks with nylon locks and a cast...

Read More »
New Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK Electric Wire Rope Hoists Incorporate Advanced Safety Features
Material Handling & Storage

New Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK Electric Wire Rope Hoists Incorporate Advanced Safety Features

Yale YK and Shaw-Box SK German-engineered electric wire rope hoists integrate advanced safety features such as block-operated and  adjustable geared limit switches, overload protection, and motor temperature control. The product lines include lifting capabilities from one to 10 tons, three frame sizes, and a customizable modular system to meet specific requirements. Other features include low...

Read More »
Columbus McKinnon's Hoists Now Come in 15 and 20-ton Capacity Units
Material Handling & Storage

Columbus McKinnon's Hoists Now Come in 15 and 20-ton Capacity Units

CM Hurricane 360° hand chain hoists are versatile, safe, rugged, durable, and feature a patented 360-degree rotating hand chain cover. A compact, low-headroom design makes the army-type, integrated trolley models flexible, for maneuvering heavy loads in tight spaces. Models are easy to maintain and are available in capacities ranging from 1/2 to 20 tons with standard lifts up to 30 feet, making...

Read More »
Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists Now Come with Magnetek IMPULSE® G+ Mini Drive
Material Handling & Storage

Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists Now Come with Magnetek IMPULSE® G+ Mini Drive

Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoists are available in capacities ranging from 1/8 to 1 ton with a lift of 10 ft. Units are embedded with CM HI-Tech™ Hoist Interface Technology that allows user to adjust speed and performance parameters. The hoist provides USB connectivity to access the information such as start and stop cycles motor run time and hoist fault information via computers or tablet....

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Company News

Columbus McKinnon Opens New Entertainment Training Center of Excellence at Rock Lititz

Get hands-on product & safety training in an environment designed for entertainment professionals GETZVILLE, N.Y., March 7, 2018 - Committed to serving the needs of the entertainment industry, Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, is excited to announce the grand opening of its new...

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Company News

Columbus McKinnon Announces New CM Authorized Rigging Centers

Exclusive network of rigging product and service experts certified by Columbus McKinnon GETZVILLE, N.Y., February 27, 2018 – Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, systems and services, is making it easier than ever for customers to purchase, service and repair CM rigging products with its new CM Authorized...

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