Electric and Air Hoists

Available in a wide range of capacities, features, and specifications, Columbus McKinnon's portfolio of electric and air (pneumatic) hoists are known throughout the material handling industry for their strength and performance.

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With a family of trusted global brands, Columbus McKinnon products leverage our company’s rich history of industrial manufacturing to revolutionize the future of lifting and motion control.

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Meet The BatteryStar: The Perfect Mix Between Manual and Electric Hoists

The CM BatteryStar Battery Powered Chain hoist is built with industry-leading technology from Columbus McKinnon and Milwaukee Tool®. Designed for portability and easy installation, the BatteryStar can have you lifting in minutes – simply attach the hoist to an anchor point, slide in a battery, and you’re ready to go!

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Introducing a reimagined CM Lodestar chain motor with internal load sensing technology. Recognize safety issues before they occur, ideal for entertainment applications where hoists are used in tandem.

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STAHL CraneSystems wire rope hoists were specially-designed in explosion-proof configurations for LNG maintenance systems around the world.

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Changing Brake Torque Springs on a Yale YK Wire Rope Hoist

Best-in-class Yale YK electric wire rope hoists, now available with standard VFD control that includes overspeed and direction detection, offer increased lifetime of wearable components, like motors, wire rope, and brakes. But when you do need to change brake components, like the torque springs, the process is simple.