CM Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoist: Uses, Best Practices, and Design

In this video, we’re breaking down the CM Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoist – taking you through uses, best practices, and design of this unit.

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In this video we cover:

  • 0:45 – Introduction to Will Gerber from Columbus McKinnon
  • 0:54​ – Introduction to Robert Bruno from Columbus McKinnon
  • 1:39 – Design, components, and configurations of the Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoist
  • 3:53 – Capacity ranges of the Lodestar VS Electric Chain Hoist
  • 5:30​ – Magnetek’s Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) integration to the Lodestar VS
  • 10:36​ – Customizable Variable Frequency Drive controls
  • 13:35​ – How the Swift Lift technology works within the Lodestar VS hoist
  • 14:40​ – Other features and technologies
  • 17:24​ – What training is required to use the Lodestar VS?
  • 18:39​ – Best fit applications for the Lodestar VS
  • 22:56 – Bad fit applications for the Lodestar VS
  • 24:52 – The repairability of the Lodestar VS
  • 29:13 – Available Resources for your Lodestar VS hoist

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