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, ELG 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:

  • Worm drive gear reducers
  • Case hardened load chain
  • Capacities from 1 through 25 tons.
  • Choices of lug mounted, push/pull, hand geared or motorized trolley drives
  • Standard features include 5 or 6 pocket load wheels
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Direct acting motor brakes
  • 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
PART NUMBER RATED CAPACITY IN SHORT TONS STANDARD LIFT IN FEET **MINIMUM RADIUS CURVE MINIMUM DISTANCE BOTTOM OF I-BEAM TO HOOK IN INCHES HOIST SPEED (FPM) MOTORIZED TROLLEY SPEED (FPM) MOTOR (H.P.) (RPM) PRICE
PLAIN HAND GEARED MOTORIZED
ELP-1 ELG-1 ELM-1 1 10 6'6" 7" 10 35 2@1800 Call
314-884-8884
or Email for pricing.
ELP-11/2 ELG-11/2 ELM-11/2 1 1/2 10 6'6" 7" 10 35 2@1800
ELP-2 ELG-2 ELM-2 2 10 6'6" 7" 10 35 2@1800
ELP-3 ELG-3 ELM-3 3 10 6'6" 8" 5 35 2@1800
ELP-4 ELG-4 ELM-4 4 10 7'6" 8 1/2" 5 35 2@1800
ELP-5 ELG-5 ELM-5 5 10 8'6" 9 1/2" 7 35 4@1200
ELP-6 ELG-6 ELM-6 6 10 8'6" 9 1/2" 7 35 4@1200
ELP-8 ELG-8 ELM-8 8 10 9'6" 12" 4 20 4@1200
ELP-10 ELG-10 ELM-10 10 10 10' 12 1/2" 3.5 20 4@1200
ELP-12 ELG-12 ELM-12 12 10 * 12 1/2" 3.5 20 4@1200
ELP-16 ELG-16 ELM-16 16 10 * 14 1/2" 2 20 4@1200
ELP-20 ELG-20 ELM-20 20 10 * 18" 1.7 20 4@1200
ELP-24 ELG-24 ELM-24 24 10 * 18" 1.7 20 4@1200
* Straight track operation only recommended for these units. However curve radius must be specified on orders.
** Curves less than minimum may be fitted by special construction. Pleaseconsult factory.
NOTE: All headroom dimensions determined while hoist under load.
Air Chain Hoist – Models ALP, ALG 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.

Series ALH Air Chain Hoist
PART NUMBER RATED CAPACITY IN SHORT TONS STANDARD LIFT IN FEET **MINIMUM RADIUS CURVE MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM BOTTOM OF I-BEAM TO HOOK IN INCHES NOMINALHOIST SPEED (FPM) CFM @ 90 PSI PRICE
PLAIN HAND GEARED MOTORIZED
ALP-1 ALG-1 ALM-1 1 10 6'6" 7" 10 265 Call
314-884-8884
or Email for pricing.
ALP-1 1/2 ALG-1 1/2 ALM-1 1/2 1 1/2 10 6'6" 7" 10 265
ALP-2 ALG-2 ALM-2 2 10 6'6" 7" 10 265
ALP-3 ALG-3 ALM-3 3 10 6'6" 8" 5 265
ALP-4 ALG-4 ALM-4 4 10 7'6" 8 1/2" 5 265
ALP-5 ALG-5 ALM-5 5 10 8'6" 9 1/2" 7 350
ALP-6 ALG-6 ALM-6 6 10 8'6" 9 1/2" 7 350
ALP-8 ALG-8 ALM-8 8 10 9'6" 12" 4 350
ALP-10 ALG-10 ALM-10 10 10 10' 12 1/2" 3.5 350
ALP-12 ALG-12 ALM-12 12 10 * 12 1/2" 3.5 350
ALP-16 ALG-16 ALM-16 16 10 * 14 1/2" 2 350
ALP-20 ALG-20 ALM-20 20 10 * 18" 1.7 350
ALP-24 ALG-24 ALM-24 24 10 * 18" 1.7 350
* Please consult the factory.
Twin Hook Electric Wire Rope Hoists

These hoists come in 5 different styles:

  1. Single Hook Standard Headroom Monorail
  2. Single Hook Low Headroom Monorail
  3. Twin Hook Monorail
  4. Twin Hook Floor and Ceiling Mounted
  5. 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 AM Army Type Hoist

Chester's Model AM Army Type Hoist is a light weight and versatile manual chain hoist. The beam mounted AM trolley hoist is compact and if fully integrated with the hoist. The design of the unit is rugged and is tested to the requirements of the ANSI B30.16 specification. Features include:

  • Capacities from 1/4 to 5 tons
  • Design factor of 4:1
  • Steel gear and handwheel covers for impact resistance and durability
  • Load chain is alloy steel and heat treated for strength and endurance
  • Hooks are forged steel
  • Trolley wheels are fully machined cast iron with precision ball bearings
AM Hook Type Hoist
PART NUMBER CAPACITY IN METRIC TONS MINIMUM HEADROOM ST'D. LIFT APPROX. WEIGHT PRICE
150-1/4 1/4 12 1/8" 10' 28 lbs. Click for Pricing
150-1/2 1/2 12 1/8" 10' 28 lbs. Click for Pricing
150-1 1 12 1/8" 10' 28 lbs. Click for Pricing
150-2 2 15 1/2" 10' 38 lbs. Click for Pricing
150-3 3 16 1/2" 10' 54 lbs. Click for Pricing
150-5 5 20 1/4" 10' 74 lbs. Click for Pricing
Maximum lift available on all hoists is 30 ft.
AM Army Type Plain Trolley Hoist
PART NUMBER STD. LIFT CAPACITY IN METRIC TONS APPROX. WEIGHT PRICE
PLAIN
1151-1/4 10' 1/4 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1151-1/2 10' 1/2 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1151-1 10' 1 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1151-2 10' 2 105 lbs. Click for Pricing
1151-3 10' 3 125 lbs. Click for Pricing
1151-5 10' 5 160 lbs. Click for Pricing
Maximum lift available on all hoists is 30 ft.
AM Army Type Geared Trolley Hoist
PART NUMBER STD. LIFT CAPACITY IN METRIC TONS APPROX. WEIGHT PRICE
GEARED
1152-1/4 10' 1/4 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1152-1/2 10' 1/2 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1152-1 10' 1 90 lbs. Click for Pricing
1152-2 10' 2 105 lbs. Click for Pricing
1152-3 10' 3 125 lbs. Click for Pricing
1152-5 10' 5 160 lbs. Click for Pricing
Maximum lift available on all hoists is 30 ft.

Ergonomic Partners is a distributor for Chester Low Headroom Hoists in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Iowa, and Oklahoma.