Equipped with the Magnetek IMPULSE® G+ Mini drive, the Lodestar® VS features CM HI-Tech® (Hoist Interface Technology) - one of the easiest to use computer interfaces on the market developed exclusively by Columbus McKinnon. CM HI-Tech® gives operators the ability to quickly and easily adjust hoist speed and performance parameters to deliver the precision load control your application demands.
Brake location allows for quick access and easy inspection. Lifetime grease-lubricated Gear Box means no oil change out is required. Precision gears provide better wear and longer life. Clutch located outside the Gear Box allows for easy access which eliminates the need for complete disassembly and reduces downtime.
Easy access to the Clutch, Motor, Electrical Control Panel and Brake Assembly.
Heavy-duty DC brake is designed for a long service life. Lifetime grease-lubricated gear box and helical gearing ensures better wear and smooth operation. Heavy-duty rated motor.
80% reduction in sound pressure as compared to the classic Lodestar.
Clutch is located outside the load path, preventing slipping of the load in an overload condition when the brake is not powered.
5-pocket lift wheel provides excellent chain and lift wheel engagement for smoother lifting and reduced vibration, equating to less wear and a longer chain life. Zinc plating protects chain from environmental conditions.
Finger-safe wiring and plug-and-play connectors on the Control Panel allow for easy access to the VFD.
Designed and manufactured in the USA by Columbus McKinnon. Zinc-plated Star Grade load chain protects against corrosion.
Lodestar exceeds H4 requirements. Engineered for high duty cycles and the toughest applications.
Lifetime grease-lubricated Gear Box means no changing and disposing of hazardous oil. Documented RoHS compliance. Shipped in boxes made of recycled material.
The industry's best warranty against manufacturing and material defects.
Standard up to 20 ft. lift.
COMPACT, DURABLE PENDANT
METAL & STAINLESS STEEL CHAIN CONTAINERS
ADDITIONAL LOAD CHAIN OPTIONS
Black phosphate, burnished in oil, DIN grade and Niclad (nickel) plated load chain also available. Both pendants are designed for operator comfort, NEMA 4X (IP65) approved for indoor or outdoor industrial service and temperature rated for 0°C (32°F) to 70°C (158°F). Available with and without an emergency stop button.