CMET Lodestar Classic HR Image
CMET Lodestar Classic HR Image

Features and Benefits

Internal Load Cell Technology Available

New internal load cell technology, available on the CM-ET family of Lodestar hoists, gives you the power to recognize safety issues before they occur, especially in automation applications where hoists are used in tandem.

Built and designed to work with the CM Lodestar, this load sensing technology seamlessly connects to your existing load monitoring controls.

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Capacities: 1/8 to 2 tons (Metric Rated) Lift: 60 ft. standard (other lifts available) Speeds: 5 to 100 F.P.M. at 60 Hz. Voltages: 1-phase and 3-phase available

IP66 Rating of 66

An Ingress Protection (IP) Rating of 66 indicates that the Lodestar Classic offers protection from dust and high-pressure water - making this unit ideal for use in outdoor environments.

Waterproof Features

Composite cord grips prevent water from entering the motor body at the pendant and power cord points of entry while continuous Gaskets create a waterproof seal between gearbox assembly and back frame and motor covers. O-Rings on Lift Wheel Bearing prevent water from entering the body through the lift wheel opening.


Standard AC brake is designed for a long service life. Lifetime grease-lubricated gear box ensures better wear and smooth operation. Heavy-duty-rated motors. Standard external chain guide helps extend chain life.


110 volt for long cable runs without voltage drop. 24 and 48 volt optional. Single-phase and three-phase also available.


Overload protector helps prevent lifting of dangerous overloads. Adjustable limit switch prevents load from over-travel in both up and down directions.


Durable and strong cast-aluminum housing is black powder coated for low visibility.


H-4 duty rated for heavy-duty applications. 2M+ FEM class. 50% duty cycle or 300 on/off per hour.

Additional Information

Metric Ready. Road ready, easy to stow and travel. Lifetime warranty.



Single or Double DC Brake
Field Installation Kit available for single or double DC brake. The double option features two independent acting DC brakes for redundant braking.

Double Limit Switch
Adjustable screw limit switch that automatically stops the hook at any predetermined point when either hoisting or lifting.

Variable Speed Units Available (VFD)
Varistar or variable speed versions available. Please contact your CM-ET sales representative for details.

CM Alloy Latchlok® Hooks
Latchlok® hooks combine innovative design and solid alloy steel. I-Beam construction offers more reliable performance than any other hook on the market.

Available for positioning incremental and absolute.

Easy-to-Mount, Cloth-Type Chain Bags

Direct Control Unit
Featuring a single cable, a unit can be used as part of a system with multiple units with a single control. Lodestar is compatible with most direct-control motor controllers.