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AM Hook Type Hoist
Chester Model AM manual chain hoists are designed to be cost efficient, lightweight, portable and versatile. With durable steel frames, steel covers and heat treated load bearing components the AM hoist is ideal for standard industrial duty or standby maintenance. Models are available from 1/4 to 5 metric tons with lifts up to 30 feet.

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CATALOG NUMBER CAPACITY IN METRIC TONS MINIMUM HEADROOM ST'D. LIFT APPROX. WEIGHT. ADD FOR EACH ADDITIONAL FOOT OF LIFT OVER 10 FT. HAND CHAIN PULL HAND CHAIN OVERALL PER FOOT LIFT
150-1/2 1 12 1/8'' 10' 28# 1.2# 32# 44'
150-1 1 12 1/8'' 10' 28# 1.2# 64# 44'
150-2 2 15 1/2'' 10' 38# 1.8# 66# 88'
150-3 3 16 1/2'' 10' 54# 2.5# 68# 132'
150-5 5 20 1/4'' 10' 74# 3.6# 70# 220'

Zephyr Hook Type Hoist
  • Chester Zephyr steel framed hook suspended hoists are designed, built and tested to rigid specifications of quality and performance, to exceed industry standards. The Chester Zephyr is a thoroughly engineered hoist from every standpoint. With available capacities from 1/4 through 25 ton, its simplicity of design makes it easy to service and maintain.
  • Standard construction features include a lightweight steel frame, heavy duty steel covers, ball bearing supported load shaft and a durable, efficient, grease lubricated planetary gear train. Gears and pinions are alloy steel, machine cut, heat treated and mounted on heavy duty roller bearings. Load and hand chain guides assure smooth, trouble free operation. A fast acting Weston Style brake provides smooth, positive load handling. Precision formed alloy steel load chain runs in a reversible 5 or 6 pocket load sheave.
  • The Zephyr design is easily adaptable to meet the special requirements of most applications. Contact our experts with your specifications.
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CATALOG NUMBER CAPACITY  TONS STANDARD LIFT MINIMUN DISTANCE BETWEEN HOOKS IN INCHES CHAIN PULL IN POUNDS TO LIFT FULL LOAD FEET OF CHAIN OVERHAULED TO LIFT LOAD ONE FOOT STRANDS OF CHAIN LENGTH OF CHAIN WEIGHT IN POUNDS
LOAD HAND LOAD HAND NET GROSS
130 1/2 1/2 8' 12 1/8 35 33 1 2 9'-0'' 14'-0'' 44 46
130-1 1 8' 12 1/8 70 33 1 2 9'-0'' 14'-0'' 46 48
130-1 1/2 1 1/2 8' 15 7/8 64 58 1 2 9'-4'' 14'-6'' 85 88
130-2 2 8' 15 7/8 83 58 1 2 9'-4'' 14'-6'' 85 88
130-3 3 8' 23 1/2 66 116 2 2 18'-6'' 15'-6'' 122 140
130-4 4 8' 24 1/2 86 116 2 2 18'-6'' 15'-6'' 130 144
130-5 5 8' 25 1/2 71 174 3 2 27'-6'' 15'-6'' 184 208
130-6 6 8' 25 1/2 88 174 3 2 27'-6'' 15'-6'' 184 208
130-8 8 8' 26 3/4 91 232 4 2 36'-0'' 16'-0'' 245 283
130-10 10 8' 30 3/4 94 290 5 2 45'-0'' 16'-6'' 310 355
130-12 12 8' 49 5/8 *88 *174 6 4 67'-0'' *19'-0'' 660 720
130-16 16 8' 53 1/2 *91 *232 8 4 84'-0'' *19'-0'' 825 900
130-20 20 8' 56 3/8 *95 *290 10 4 101'-0'' *20'-0'' 1050 1130
130-25 25 8' 56 3/8 *103 *348 12 4 121'-0'' *20'-0'' 1070 1160
* On each hand chain. 12 Ton & Up have two hand chains.
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