CM Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist With Variable Frequency Drive

1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2 and 3 Ton Capacities with 10, 15 and 20-Foot Standard Lift—Longer lifts are available.

For versatility and ultimate control, choose the CM Lodestar electric chain hoist equipped with an under-the-cover Variable Frequency Drive.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Voltages—available on 3-phase, 460 volt and 230 volt models
  • 6:1 speed ratio
  • Fault history
  • Phase loss protection
  • VFD programmable to customer’s exact voltage requirements.
  • Motor thermal overload protection
  • Adjustable ramp time and speeds. Three second ramp time between minimum and maximum speed setting.
  • 3-step robust nema 4x control station
  • 3-step infinitely variable control standard provides acceleration and deceleration for full load control and precise positioning.
  • Soft starts increase the life of gear train components, load chain, hooks and brake components.
  • Electronic reversing eliminates the need for magnetic contractor and speed relay controls.
  • Minimum and maximum speed settings with the ability to choose intermediate speeds during operation without timely programming or upgrades.
  • 115 volt interface card standard allows for integration into existing bridge and crane systems without upgrades or modifications to the hoist VFD controls.

Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist With Variable Frequency Drive Specs


Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist With Variable Frequency Drive Chain Containers Specs


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With more than a century of experience providing products and solutions for industrial manufacturing and construction, the CM brand has developed a loyal following with users around the globe. Products such as the CM Lodestar electric chain hoist and the orange pin shackles are requested by name due to their reputation for durability and long life. While products are available for individual use, CM's expansive line of products offers complete solutions for overhead lifting applications. Products are easily combined to offer comprehensive systems that satisfy the exact requirements of complex applications. From heavy-duty hoists for environments such as steel production to general duty chain and hooks for commercial use, the CM name represents a legacy of expertise in the market.Mazzella / CM Lodestar VS Hoist System Channel: VideosMazzella / CM Hurricane 360 Hoist System Channel: Videos
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