Yale LodeKing High Capacity Electric Wire Rope Hoist

15, 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50 and 60 Ton Capacities with 28, 30, 33, 37, 44 and 50-Foot Standard Lift

With capacities from 15 to 60 Tons, the new Yale LodeKing wire rope hoist combines the durability you have come to expect from Yale with the higher capacities your applications demand. The LodeKing is engineered with an efficient, space-saving center drive configuration and dual drum design for superior load control and centering. A key feature is the robust commercial Gear Drive that delivers reliable performance with easy maintenance.

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Features & Benefits:

  • TRUE VERTICAL LIFT—Better load control, easy movement and placement of product.
  • CENTER DRIVE CONFIGURATION—Improves load centering on the crane and cleaner outside dimensions.
  • WELDED ECCENTRIC OUTER BEARING—Welding prevents tampering with the bearing. It also allows for fast, easy change out of bearing in the field with no adjustments required. No shims needed since it is eccentric.
  • INDUSTRY-PROVEN GEAR DRIVE—Easy-to-maintain Gear Drive features a sight glass for quick inspection of the oil level. Standard availability improves product lead time.
  • FLUX VECTOR DRIVE PACKAGE STANDARD ON ALL UNITS—Improves load control and allows for precise movements. Reduced brake wear.
  • SUPPLEMENTAL UPPER & LOWER LIMIT SWITCH—Safely stops load from being lifted or lowered beyond set limits, reducing damage to equipment and hoist.
  • 200% MOTOR BRAKE TORQUE RATING—Secondary brake exceeds CMAA Standards. Stops and holds a rated load quickly and securely.
  • 30 TO 60 HP MOTORS AVAILABLE—Offers wide range of hoist lifting speeds.
  • BUILT UP CONSTRUCTION—Fabricated frames made from steel structures adds structural integrity.
  • ROTATING AXLE TROLLEYS—Ideal for Class D service requirements. Longer bearing life with roller bearings versus ball bearings for capacities over 30 Ton.

LodeKing High Capacity Electric Wire Rope Hoist Specs


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Yale represents one of the most popular brands in the material handling industry, with users specifying it for applications ranging from offshore oil platforms to pulp and paper production. Known for a wide range of wire rope products, the Yale brand stands for top quality and performance. Primarily supplied through crane builders as part of complete overhead lifting systems, Yale products are used in hundreds of industries around the globe. In addition to the premier line of wire rope hoists, electric chain hoists, manual hoists and lever tools are also available under the popular Yale brand.

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