Yale Electric Chain Hoists

NEW Heavy-Duty Hoist Motor Brake

Yale has AC spring set disc brake for positive braking action and long life with minimal maintenance. Easy 1-step adjustment procedure..

Hoist Gearing

Yale hoist gears are a totally enclosed and oil-bath lubricated for long life.

High-Torque, Heavy-Duty Hoist Motor

Yale motors are H4 30-minute rated with class “F” insulation and include a thermal actuated switch (TAS) embedded in the motor winding for protection.

Hoist Load Sprocket & Chain Guide

Yale is Provided with a full floating chain guide that assures proper engagement of chain on sprocket.

Hoist Lower Block

Yale is provided with a 360° rotating hook riding on thrust bearings. The hook is provided with a spring-loaded latch as standard.

Push-Button Controls

Yale's standard push-button control station is contoured for operator comfort allowing easy one-handed sure grip control and provided with a weatherproof NEMA-4X enclosure. The push-button cable is provided with built-in strain relief to help prevent cable damage.

Overload Protection

Prevents lifting loads beyond the hoist’s load range, which may damage the Yale hoist or supporting structure. Optional mechanical load brake available.


Yale hoist's Hook suspension permits portability of the hoist while lug suspension reduces headroom and can be used with any of our rigid-mount trolleys. New design allows easy change out of either hook or lug suspension.

Paddle Limit Switch

The Yale electric chain hoist has a paddle upper & lower control limit switch standard on all hoists.

Hoist Controls

Yale has single speed (standard) or optional two speed and variable frequency for precision handling is located under a removable cover for easy access.

Powder Coat Finish

Yale hoist powder coat finish provides a long lasting durable finish and added resistance to corrosive environments.

Chain Container

Yale hoist includes a chain container as standard for lifts up to 30' (1/4-1 ton capacities) or 20' for 2 & 3 ton capacities.

Die-Cast Aluminum Alloy Housing and Frame

Lightweight & rugged. Housing is precision machined for accurate gear and bearing alignment.

Yale Hoist Specification Information

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Breakdown of Yale Electric Chain Hoist