Lodestar Electric Chain Hoists

XSF is a proud, certified distributor of CM Lodestar Electric Chain Hoists. There are many reasons why XSF distributes these lodestar Electric Chain Hoists. While  the products are famous on  stage in performance, XSF also recognizes Lodestar as a world class, USA company with outstanding products and people . Their chain hoists are Industry recognized and legendary for many reasons:

  • Excellent Design
  • Quiet Operation
  • Easy Access to Components
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Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) is the entertainment industry leader in providing quality lifting and positioning equipment for riggers around the globe.

The Lodestar chain hoists are recognized as work horse products that require less maintenance while providing many enhanced safety features.  Columbus McKinnon 135 plus years of experience continually produces this chain hoists product line that is well-known and respected in the entertainment industry.

CHAIN HOIST GALLERY

CLASSIC ELECTRIC CHAIN MOTOR

The Classic Lodestar electric chain motor is not only a classic, it’s a legend and its back by customer demand.

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CM Lodestar Chain Motor

LODESTAR ELECTRIC CHAIN MOTOR

Around the globe and used in every applications form Concerts to Broadway, stadiums and sporting events the Lodestar Chain Motor is trusted and reliable

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CM Prostar Chainmotor

PROSTAR ELECTRIC CHAIN HOIST

With a host of key and standard features the Prostar stands out as a lightweight and quiet chain hoist champion.

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Classic Lodestar Electric Chain Hoist

PROSTAR VS

For quiet operation, quick lifting speeds and quality precision, the Prostar VS is worth a very good look from the pro rigger.

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LODESTAR D8+

The Lodestar D8+ electric chain motor meets all Standard SR2.0 requirements. Take a look at the other many Benefits and Features.

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CM BGV-Electric Chain Hoist

CM -BGV-C1

The Lodestar BGV-C1 Series meets the BGV-C1 German regulation for entertainment rigging.

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CM SHowpro Chain Hoists

CM SHOWPRO

If you need an electric chain motor for all the basic requirements of entertainment riggin look at the specs of our ShowPro.

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The SUPERIOR DESIGN and BENEFITS of LODESTAR CHAIN HOISTS

LESS MAINTENANCE & EASIER INSPECTION

  • Heavy Duty DC Brake is designed for a long service life. 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

IMPROVED SERVICEABILITY

  • Easy access to the Clutch, Motor, Electrical Control Panel and Brake Assembly

LONGER SERVICE LIFE

  • Lifetime grease-lubricated Gear Box and helical gearing ensures efficient operation. Heavy duty rated motors. Hoist workmanship backed by a lifetime warranty

QUIETER OPERATION

  • 80% reduction in sound pressure as compared to the classic Lodestar

IMPROVED LOAD SAFETY

  • Clutch is located outside the load path which prevents slipping of the load in an overload condition when brake is not powered.
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CM Lodestar motors are perfect – from positioning stage floors, curtains, and scenery to securing speaker clusters, lighting grids, and overhead truss systems CM Lodestar Electric Chain hoist will never let you down! 

XSF offers electric chain hoists and rigging products that can accommodate any size theatres or venue. With the unique needs and demands of the  entertainment and theatrical industry, there is only one name that you can count on; The CM-Lodestar.