Budgit Hoists Manguard Electric Chain Hoist

Electric Chain Hoists

The Budgit BEHC Manguard Electric Chain Hoist is built tough to deliver in nearly any lifting application. Designed with versatility in mind, these hoists are dependably built to withstand the rigors of heavy service and repeated lifting cycles. They are easy to service, require minimal maintenance, and offer excellent headroom for every lifting application. BEHC Manguard VFD offers the same quality and toughness as the BEHC, but with a variable speed control.


Features and Benefits

Flexible and Easy to Use

High tech electronic upper & lower limit switch, easily adjustable by the press of a button. Easy change out of either hook or lug suspension.

Heavy-Duty Motor Brake

Includes an AC spring set disc brake for positive braking action and long life with minimal maintenance. Easy 1-step adjustment procedure.

Standard Features

Powdercoat finish. Lift speeds 5 to 64 FPM. AC Power 115/230 1-60HZ; Reconnectable 230/460 3-60; Reconnectable 208 and 575 3-60 single voltage. Nylon mesh fabric chain container included as standard for lifts up to 20′.

Push Button Control

Voltages of 115 volts standard on all 3 phase models, single speed, two speed and single phase models. 24 volt control optional.

Variety of Mountings Available

Mounting options include: Suspension Hook, lug, plain, geared and motorized trolleys.

Optional Features

Load brake, weatherproofing & waterproof covers, corrosion-resistant, plating service, explosion-proof, food service, and spark resistant.


BEHC VFD Features and Benefits

  • Variable speed control with single speed motor
  • Minimizes high-starting current on motor which helps keep it cool extending life of motor and also permits increase in motor run-time and starts/stops over standard contactor control.
  • 10:1 speed ratio permits precise positioning for load spotting
  • 2-step infinitely variable push-button control standard. 3-step also available
  • Thermal overload protection
  • Fault recorder helps troubleshoot various problems such as power related issues.
  • 3 programmable outputs
  • Electronic reversing, multispeed operation (up to 3 steps) eliminates conventional magnetic contactors which are wearable components
  • Voltages available are: 380-460/3/60, 208-230/3/60 and 208-230/1/60&
  • H4 duty rating


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