Columbus McKinnon


  • Product Details
  • Parameter
  • PDF Preview
  • Video Preview

Product Details


Legendary in performance, professional riggers around the world have come to rely on the CM Lodestar® for the most demanding and challenging applications. Now, this iconic hoist is available as an economical 2-ton single-reeved unit that's ideal for a variety of lifting applications. And, because it's a single reeved unit, overall weight is decreased making it easier to transport and rig compared to a traditional double-reeved unit.

Heavy Duty DC Brake: designed for a long service
life,the brake location allows for quick access & easy

Low Voltage Control: 110 Volt for long cable runs
without voltage drop. 24 & 48 Volt optional. (Low
Voltage Unit Only)

Durable & Lightweight Housing: cast aluminum.
Black powder coated finish for low visibility.

Gearing: helical design for long wear life and smooth

Load Chain: Designed and manufactured in the USA
by Columbus McKinnon. Star Grade chain is zinc
plated to protect against corrosion. 2-ton, single-reeved
units feature 10 mm load chain as standard. Optional
black finish available.

Duty Cycle: H-4 duty rated for heavy duty application.
2M+ FEM class. 50% Duty Cycle or 300 on/off per hour.

Electrical: finger safe wiring meets all electrical codes.
Quick change plugs allow for Voltages 208 through 460. Prevents improper voltage connections which can
cause hoist damage. (Low Voltage Unit Only)

Adjustable Limit Switch: adjustable screw limit
switch that will automatically stop the hook at any
predetermined point when either lifting or lowering,
preventing overtravel. (Low Voltage Unit Only)

Overload Protector: designed to prevent lifting of
excessive overloads. Helps prevent lifting of
dangerous overloads.

Metric Rated

IP66 Rated

Meets Requirements: meets or exceeds world 

Road Ready: easy to stow and travel.

Lifetime Warranty: the industry's best.


Capacities: 1/8 to 2 tons

Standard Lift: 60 feet (other lifts available)

Speeds: 5 to 100 feet/min.

Voltages: 1-phase and 3-phase

5 Pocket Lift Wheel
improves chain wear & smooth lifting

Clutch Outside Gear Train
meets international standards

Precision Helical Gearing
for quieter operation

Redesigned Control Panel
for easier access & fuse installation


Double DC Brake: two independent acting DC Brakes for redundant braking. Field installation kit available.

AC Electric Brake Encoders Available: incremental & absolute.

Chain Bags: cloth type bags easy-to-mount.

Variable Speed Units Available

Alloy Latchlok Hooks: remains locked until released by the operator, even if chain goes slack.

Direct Control Unit: Featuring a single cable, this Direct Control Unit can be used as part of a system with multiple units with a single control. The Lodestar is compatible with most Direct Control Motor Controllers.


Add To Order
Telephone NO.