CM Lodestar Model C 1/4-Ton 32fpm 3-Phase Electric Chain Hoist


The CM Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist is recognized as the standard in overhead lifting. Generations of users have relied on the power and dependability of the CM Lodestar for their material handling applications. Available as individual hoist units, in hoist/trolley combinations or as integral components of complete lifting systems; the CM Lodestar is used in numerous applications and industries.

SKU: CM-LODESTAR-C-3 Category:

CM Lodestar Features and Benefits:

  • H4 Duty makes this hoist ideal for heavy-duty industrial applications.
  • Gearing designed for exceptionally long life and quiet operation. Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease.
  • Hoist duty motor, standard overload protection device, and standard screw-type limit switches
  • Hardened, forged-steel, latch-type hooks, and Hoist load chain for long, dependable service
  • Precision machined and hardened lift wheel with hardened chain guides to ensure the chain fits tightly and securely in the lift wheel.
  • Rugged control station (NEMA 4X)
  • Voltage board allows you to quickly change from low voltage to high voltage by simply repositioning the receptacle
  • Easy to install and maintain with no special tools required for disassembly.
  • Made in the USA and comes with a lifetime warranty
  • Each hoist is thoroughly inspected and tested to over 125% of the rated load prior to shipment
  • Meets ASME B30.16

Special Applications:

  • Harsh environment hoists available for rugged applications, including plating, galvanizing, and washdown applications
  • Hoists with climbing capability available for temporary rigging or lifting applications must be used in inverted position only
  • Hoists with creep control allow precise positioning through field adjustment within the time delay range of .05 sec. to 3 sec.
  • Articulating suspension available for 3-ton only
Weight 61 lbs
Manufacturer Name

Columbus McKinnon

Brand Name


Product Type

Electric Chain Hoist

Capacity (tons)


Capacity (lbs)


Lift Speed (fpm)


Control Type

Single Speed

Duty Rating


Country of Origin




Control Voltage





Lifetime Warranty

Motor Horsepower


Throat Opening

1 in

Power Supply



Rigid Hook, Swivel Hook, Universal Motorized Trolley, Universal Plain Trolley

Lift Height

10-ft, 15-ft, 20-ft

Lift Speed Range

31-40 FPM

Product Codes

2732NH, 2735NH, 3131NH, 3132NH, 3133NH, 3134NH