LODESTAR® 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. As a world class workhorse for over 30 years it has proven itself with professional riggers around the globe. It is the “go to” hoist for products and concerts for both indoor and outdoor applications. Safe and Reliable is what makes a legend.

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CMET Entertainment Technology | XSFTRUSS

Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) is the entertainment industry leader in providing quality lifting and positioning equipment for riggers around the globe.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

LIFT
60 feet standard (other lifts available)

SPEEDS
5 to 100 feet/minute

LOW VOLTAGE CONTROL
110 volt for long cable runs without voltage
drop. 24 and 48 volt optional. Single-phase
and three-phase also available.

IP66 RATING
An Ingress Protection (IP) Rating of 66 indicates that the Lodestar Classic offers protection from dust and high-pressure water – making this unit ideal for use in outdoor environments.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPOSITE CORD GRIPS

Prevent water from entering the motor body
at the pendant and power cord points of entry.

CONTINUOUS GASKETS

Create a waterproof seal between the gearbox assembly and the back frame and motor covers.

O-RINGS ON LIFT WHEEL BEARING

Prevent water from entering the motor
body through the lift wheel opening.

LIGHTWEIGHT, CAST-ALUMINUM HOUSING
Durable and strong cast-aluminum housing is black powder coated for low visibility.

METRIC RATED
Easy to stow and travel.

LIFETIME WARRANTY
The industry’s best warranty against manufacturing and material defects.

LONG SERVICE LIFE

Standard AC brake is designed for a long service life.

Lifetime grease-lubricated gear box ensures better wear and smooth operation. Heavy-duty-rated motors.

Standard external chain guide helps extend chain life.

DUTY CYCLE
H-4 duty rated for heavy-duty applications. 2M+ FEM class. 50% duty cycle or 300 on/off per hour.

OVERLOAD PROTECTOR
Helps prevent lifting of dangerous overloads.

OVER-TRAVEL PREVENTION
Adjustable limit switch prevents load from over-travel in both up and down directions.

CM Lodestar Classic
Made in the USA
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PRODUCT INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADS
OPTIONAL FEATURES

SINGLE OR DOUBLE DC BRAKE
Field Installation Kit available for single or double DC brake. The double option features two independent acting DC brakes for redundant braking.

DOUBLE LIMIT SWITCH
Adjustable screw limit switch that automatically stops the hook at any predetermined point when either hoisting or lifting.

VARIABLE SPEED UNITS AVAILABLE (VFD)
Varistar or variable speed versions available. Please contact us for details.

CM ALLOY LATCHLOK® HOOKS
Latchlok® hooks combine innovative design and solid alloy steel. I-beam construction offers more reliable performance than any other hook on the market.

ENCODERS
Available for positioning incremental and absolute.

EASY-TO-MOUNT, CLOTH-TYPE CHAIN BAGS

DIRECT CONTROL UNIT
Featuring a single cable, a unit can be used as part of a system with multiple units with a single control. Lodestar is compatible with most direct control motor controllers.