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Columbus McKinnon Corp.

205 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, NY, 14068, USA

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Columbus McKinnon Corp.

Mechanical Power Transmission

Prostar VS Electric Chain Motor features overload protection.

Jan 12, 2018

Prostar VS Electric Chain Motor is offered in capacities ranging from 250 to 1,100 lbs with 10 ft lifts and 63 ft per minute speed. Offering precision control, fast lifting speeds and quiet operation, unit is designed with smooth swiveling hooks that ensure easy hook attachment and load positioning. Motor is equipped with n H4 plus duty cycle and therally protected motor.

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Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Hoists offer lifts up to 60 ft.

Oct 11, 2017

Wire Rope Hoists are available in Yale Global King and Shaw-Box World series. Units come with block-operated upper control circuit limit switch. Products are offered in capacities ranging from one to 20 tons.

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Controls & Controllers

Universal Pendant Control features rocker switch.

Aug 09, 2017

CM® Rocket™ Universal Pendant Control is equipped with no‐slip directional indicators. Unit is offered in four configurations such as single speed, single speed with emergency stop, two-speed and two-speed with emergency stop. Compatible with CM ShopStar VS variable speed electric chain hoist, product comes with ribbed grip. Pendant Control is suitable for conveyors, lift elevators, mill... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

CM Tornado 360 Ratchet Lever Hoist meets ASME B30.21 standard.

Jul 26, 2017

CM Tornado 360° Ratchet Lever Hoist is available 3 and 6 ton capacities. Unit is equipped with sidewinder lever handle. Offering lifts up to 20 feet, product’s handle features a 360‐degree rotating lever.

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Material Handling & Storage

CM Weblok Assembly features double load pin retention system.

Dec 16, 2016

Suitable for synthetic sling lifting applications, CM Weblok Assembly’s design prevents pin from backing out. Meeting ASTM A9652 and WSTDA-RS1 standards, unit have 5:1 design factor. Featuring double load pin retention system, product is made of durable forged alloy steel and is 100 percent proof tested.

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Material Handling & Storage

CM Tornado 360 Hoist features Sidewinder lever handle.

Dec 01, 2016

Available in 3/4 and 1 1/2 ton capacities with standard lifts up to 20 feet, CM Tornado 360° Hoist is designed to reduce repetitive wrist action. Allowing operator to utilize full 360° range of motion, unit’s double-reduction gearing and high-quality bearings reduce force up to 30 percent. Featuring 360-degree rotating lever and fold-out revolving handle, hoist is used for lifting,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Hoist targets facilities with space limitations.

Jul 28, 2016

Available in capacities ranging from 10–25 tons, Yale LodeKing LT™ is designed for heavy-duty CMAA Class D service. Ultra-low headroom top-running hoist comes equipped with Magnetek IMPLUSE®VG+ Series 4 closed-loop variable frequency drive that allows for accurate and precise load control while minimizing brake wear. Wire rope has plastic core that prevents metal-to-metal contact between... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Forged Rigging Hooks are rated for capacities up to 60 tons.

Feb 01, 2016

Supporting load ratings from 31 ½–60 tons, high-capacity rigging hooks are constructed with quenched and tempered material that maximizes strength while minimizing weight and size. Forged latch tab is pre-drilled for facilitated installation, and hooks' 5:1 design factor, same design factor as wire rope, eliminates need to downgrade. To help ensure safe and proper use, visibility of load... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Metric Wheel End Trucks meet CMAA Class C/D service requirements.

Sep 23, 2015

Offered in 115, 160, 200, 260, and 305 mm sizes, Yale Hoists top-running, integral-axle, tube-frame end trucks feature bolted rail sweeps with removable bumpers, bolted girder connection plates, oversized hand holes, rotating axle driver and trailer wheels, and FVD-controlled motors. Standard bogie configurations of Yale end trucks provide alternative to larger single trucks. Wheel diameters... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Crane Hooks handle up to 1,250 metric tons.

Jun 25, 2015

Available in single- and double-hook configurations with capacities up to 1,250 metric tons, CM Heavy-Duty Crane Hooks include standard forged hooks, hooks with extended shafts, custom-designed hooks, and complete hook suspensions for variety of industrial applications. Made of steel, single hooks are available as un-machined and machined with multiple suspension types. Double hooks are suited... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hand Chain Hoist meets ATEX requirements.

May 22, 2015

With spark-resistant features, Yalelift 360 ATEX is designed for use in explosive atmospheres. Hand chain cover rotates 360° to lift loads from virtually any angle, while Weston-style braking system provides positive load control. Engineered to resist corrosion with enclosed stamped-steel housing and partially enclosed chain guide and gear box, hoist also has drop-forged load and suspension... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Chain Hoist Trolley comes in motorized versions.

May 07, 2015

Designed to fit CMCO electric and air chain hoists, motorized Universal Trolley comes in 1-, 2- and 3-ton capacities. Traverse speeds of 15, 35, and 75 fpm are available, and single-speed, 3-phase controls are standard. Adjustable to range of beam flange widths, trolley features zinc-plated components and wheels with permanently lubricated shielded ball bearings. Wrap-around side plates, drop... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hoist Parts ensure continued integrity and operational safety.

Apr 02, 2015

Parts Star™ replacement parts program provides genuine Columbus McKinnon parts designed to fit their hoists' exact specifications, maintaining warranty requirements as well as hoist design integrity and safety. While bulk packaged parts are available for common replacement parts, Total Repair Kits offer common chain and wire rope hoist replacement parts along with everything needed for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electric Chain Hoist comes in 2-ton, single-reeved model.

Feb 27, 2015

Available as 2-ton, single-reeved unit for industrial lifting applications, CM Lodestar® features 10 mm, zinc-plated Star Grade load chain. Design, in addition to preventing lower hook block from capsizing and damaging hoist, facilitates access to key components for inspection and repairs. While 5-pocket lift wheel maximizes chain engagement, clutch located outside of load path prevents... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Chain Motor is avilable as 2-ton, single-reeved unit.

Feb 20, 2015

Along with 10 mm, zinc-plated Star Grade load chain, 2-ton single-reeved CM-ET Lodestar® models have 5-pocket lift wheel for optimized chain engagement. Design facilitates access to components for inspection/repair, clutch located outside of load path prevents overload conditions, and lifetime grease-lubricated gear box eliminates need for oil changes. While weight facilitates transport and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Master Link/Chain Shortener helps build chain slings.

Jan 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... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Hoists can be configured to meet unique requirements.

Dec 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... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

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

May 08, 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

Automatic ID, Material Handling & Storage

RFID Technology simplifies inventory, inspection processes.

Mar 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... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electric Wire Rope Hoists offer spark-resistant options.

Jan 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... Read More

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