Yale YK Wire Rope Hoist

Electric Wire Rope Hoists

The Yale YK delivers industry-leading technology, safety and performance for your lifting applications in a compact and easy-to-maintain design.When you need quality and performance in a wire rope hoist, turn to the Yale® YK™ hoist from Columbus McKinnon.

Based on German technology, the YK delivers the industry-leading technology and safety you need for your lifting applications in a design that is compact and easy to maintain. Precision engineered for optimal performance, these monorail units are built for reliable operation, high efficiency, and long service life and are competitively priced for the U.S. market.



Features and Benefits

Single-Grooved Rope Drum

2-part single or 4-part single reeving is available, depending on the application.

Flexible Configurations

Hoists can be configured to your unique application needs. Available in 5 frame sizes with 16 load capacity variants.

Short Lead Times

Assembled in Wadesboro, North Carolina, with German-made components, these units have short lead times to meet tight deadlines.

Compact Design

Compact dimensions dues to u-shape design. Exceptionally short approach allows for optimum use of work area when space is limited.

Smooth Operation

Extremely smooth starting and braking characteristics.

Low-Headroom Monorail Trolley

The KE Monorail Trolley is used on monorail runways and single-girder overhead traveling cranes. Trolley is easily adjustable for different beam sizes and comes standard with two speed trolley. Available for 1-15 ton capacities.

Standard Monorail Trolley

Specially designed for small clearances, the UE Monorail Trolley has a narrow width. It is used on monorail runways and single girder overhead traveling cranes. Available only for 20-30 ton capacities.

Impulse®.vg+ for Hoist Motion

Provides reliable, user-friendly controls and industry-leading features to keep you working safely. Additional features are available for user configuration.

Impulse®.g+ Mini for Trolley Motion

Allows for expanded speed adjustments, improved load control, high duty cycles, and increased crane life.

Low Maintenance

Largely maintenance-free design with field-proven components designed for low wear and long service life.

Extensive Safety Features

Standard safety features include block-operated limit switch, adjustable geared limit switch, motor, temperature control, and overload protection.

H3 & H4 Duty Cycle

Optional Pushbutton Station

Optional Towing Arm

Available for power supply with adjustable height and length.

Optional Travel Limit Switch

Standard version includes limit switching in both directions, switching from fast/slow, and ip65 or nema 4/4x rating. Wired and mounted to the hoist.

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