To use a chain hoist correctly, first inspect the hoist and determine the weight of the load. The prepare the load and attach it to the hoist. Once properly attached, safely lift the load and lower it when ready. When done with the hoist, store it for longevity.
Our pick for the top 5 best electric chain hoists on the market are the CM Lodestar, Coffing EC, Coffing JLC, Harrington NER, and Budgit Manguard. The CM Lodestar is our number one choice because of its quality, durability, and popularity among our customers.
In order to choose the best hoist, you must first understand your lifting needs. Then it's a matter of choosing the right type of hoist as well as the features such as capacity, lift height, lift speed, suspension, trolley type (if applicable), and more.