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Chester Ultra Low Headroom Hoist in Electric, Manual and Air Models

Chester Hoist is a top manufacturer of custom specialty hoist equipment. They are known for the exceptional quality, service and value. They specialize in ultra low headroom hoists, but they also build the army type hoist, twin hook hoist and tractor drives.

Chester Ultra Low Headroom Electric Hoist – Models ELM and ELP

These Chester hoist models are designed for those applications where headroom is limited. The units provide smooth, quiet trouble free operation in a variety of Class III applications. The Chester hoist units are equipped with the following features:

  • Direct acting motor brakes and Worm drive gear reducers.
  • Sturdy steel construction with Case hardened load chain.
  • Choices of lug mounted, push/pull, hand geared or motorized trolley drives.
  • Standard features include 5 or 6 pocket load wheels.
  • Standard controls include reversing contactors, 115V control transformers and terminal blocks in a NEMA 12 enclosure.
  • Paddle type and geared limit switches for both upper and lower hook travel.
  • Standard voltage is 230/460 Volt, 3 phase.
Chester Electric Low Headroom Chain Hoists
Push Trolley
Model No.
Motorized Trolley
Model No.
Capacity Headroom
ELP-1 ELM-1 1-ton 7 in.
ELP-1 1/2 ELM-1 1/2 1.5-ton 7 in.
ELP-2 ELM-2 2-ton 7 in.
ELP-3 ELM-3 3-ton 8 in.
ELP-4 ELM-4 4-ton 8-1/2 in.
ELP-5 ELM-5 5-ton 9-1/2 in.
ELP-6 ELM-6 6-ton 9 1/2 in.
ELP-8 ELM-8 8-ton 12 in.
ELP-10 ELM-10 10-ton 12-1/2 in.
ELP-12 ELM-12 12-ton 12-1/2 in.
ELP-16 ELM-16 16-ton 14-1/2 in.
ELP-20 ELM-20 20-ton 18 in.
ELP-24 ELM-24 24-ton 18 in.
Call (314) 884-8884 or Email for pricing.

Air Chain Hoist – Models ALP and ALM

Most Chester Electric Wire Rope or Electric Chain Hoists and Tractors can be equipped for air operation .The standard air package includes vane or piston motors and brakes with modulating valves for infinitely variable hoist motion. Single speed trolley or Tractor motion is standard using vane motors and our standard worm gear reducers. Standard controls include a two or four lever pendant. Chain hoists are supplied with limit valves for both up and down hook travel.

Chester Low Headroom Air Hoists
Push Trolley
Model No.
Motorized Trolley
Model No.
Capacity Headroom
ALP-1 ALM-1 1-ton 7 in.
ALP-1 1/2 ALM-1 1/2 1.5-ton 7 in.
ALP-2 ALM-2 2-ton 7 in.
ALP-3 ALM-3 3-ton 8 in.
ALP-4 ALM-4 4-ton 8-1/2 in.
ALP-5 ALM-5 5-ton 9-1/2 in.
ALP-6 ALM-6 6-ton 9-1/2 in.
ALP-8 ALM-8 8-ton 12 in.
ALP-10 ALM-10 10-ton 12-1/2 in.
ALP-12 ALM-12 12-ton 12-1/2 in.
ALP-16 ALM-16 16-ton 14-1/2 in.
ALP-20 ALM-20 20-ton 18 in.
ALP-24 ALM-24 24-ton 18 in.
Call (314) 884-8884 or Email for pricing.

Twin Hook Electric Wire Rope Hoists

These Chester hoists come in 5 different styles: Single Hook Standard Headroom Monorail, Single Hook Low Headroom Monorail, Twin Hook Monorail, Twin Hook Floor and Ceiling Mounted, and Single Line Floor Mounted.

Low headroom models are available in capacities from 1 to 7.5 tons and are specifically designed for applications requiring minimal hook to beam clearance. Floor and Ceiling Mounted Worm Drive hoists are used from a stationary position such as over a hatchway, a loading dock or in an auditorium. Single, twin hook or multiple hook models with hook spacing up to 40 feet are available.

Chester Trolley Suspended Twin Hook Wire Rope Hoists are designed with dual hooks for special handling applications requiring two point support. This style is ideal for lifting and transporting long loads or rolls.

Chester Hoist Documents

Ergonomic Partners is a distributor for Chester Low Headroom Hoists; serving clients from coast to coast, Canada, Mexico, and especially focused in the states of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, Florida, and Oklahoma.

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