CM Cyclone Series 646 5-Ton Hand Chain Hoist


The CM Cyclone Hand Chain Hoist features superior engineering, efficiency and durability and is considered one of the most popular and reliable hand chain hoists ever designed.

SKU: CYCLONE-10000 Category:

Additional Features and Benefits:

  • Standard Load Limiter for simple, automatic overload protection.
  • Enclosed contoured Weston-type automatic brake for positive load control.
  • High-efficiency spur gearing for greater lift with minimum effort.
  • Rugged alloy chain for added strength and durability.
  • Fully machined, forged lift-wheel pockets for easier lifting and smooth free chaining.
  • High-strength aluminum alloy castings in frame and covers.
  • Inspected over 75 times to meet or exceed HMI and ASME/ANSI performance and safety standards.
  • Standard hand chain drop is 2 feet less than lift, (example: 8-foot lift hoist has 6-foot hand chain drop).
  • Crowned tread and flanged wheels to minimize rolling friction.
  • Reduced headroom, side clearances and end approach for easy maneuvering of loads in tight places.
  • Chain container options include fabric or metal chain containers.
  • Hand chain options include unwelded or zinc-plated load and hand chain.
  • Hook options include Latchlok hook, bronze hook, or Bullard hook.
  • Suspension options include hook mount, plain or geared trolley, and eye-type suspension.

Special Applications:

  • Most interchangeability of part within the industry.
  • Lifting capacity ranges from 1/4 ton to 12 tons.
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Metric rated
  • Designed and manufactured in the USA
Weight 138 lbs
Manufacturer Name

Columbus McKinnon

Brand Name


Product Type

Hand Chain Hoist

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Capacity (lbs)


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Lifetime Warranty


Rigid Hook, Army Type Geared Trolley, Army Type Plain Trolley, Low Headroom Geared Trolley, Low Headroom Plain Trolley

Lift Height

10-ft, 15-ft, 20-ft

Throat Opening


Product Codes

4529, 4549, 4629, 4728, 4738, 4773, 4785, 4797, 4819, 4839, 4872, 4877, 4885, 4890, 4929