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Zephyr Army Type
Spark Resistant
  • The Chester Zephyr Army Type Hoist consists of the standard Zephyr Hoist mechanism and an integral trolley which minimizes headroom when compared to a hoist suspended from a standard trolley. These hoists incorporate the heavy duty components common to our Zephyr product line.
  • The 1/2 through 2 ton units have a special load bar with swiveling, two wheeled, precision bearing trolleys. These hoists are available in plain or hand geared models and are adjustable for various beam sizes. The swivel trolleys are ideal for negotiating curves.
  • The 3 through 10 ton units have integral four wheeled rigid trolleys with Timken roller bearings and heavy steel side plates and can be adjusted to fit a variety of beam sizes. The compact design and short wheelbase make these units ideal for close quarters and curved tracks.
  • All Zephyr Army Type Hoists are available for wide flange beams, patented tracks, standard I-beams and fabricated or international beams. Options include track clamps, load limiters, trolley bumpers and drop stops, chain containers and spark and corrosion resistance construction. These units are easily customized to meet your exacting specifications. Please contact our experts with your requirements.
  • Our standard spark resistant package includes solid bronze hook, bottom block, brake ratchet, and trolley wheels; stainless steel load chain. and aluminum or stainless steel hand chain.
Chester Hoist also offers special corrosion resistant finishes creates specifically for operation in salt laden environments.
Please Click on the Catalog Number to see the Drawing.
CATALOG NUMBER STD.  LIFT CAPACITY TONS MINIMUM HEADROOM MINIMUM RADIUS CURVE  FLANGE WIDTH ADJUST-MENT RANGE  NET WEIGHT,  LBS.
** * NET GROSS
PLAIN GEARED PLAIN GEARED PLAIN GEARED
1311-1/2SR 1312-1/2SR 8' 2-Jan 11 1/8' 21'' 2-5/8” to 4-5/8” 94 139 115 160
1311-1SR 1312-1SR 8' 1 11 1/8'' 21'' 3” to 4-5/8” 109 145 130 164
1311-11/2SR 1312-11/2SR 8' 1 1/2 14 1/2'' 30'' 3-3/8” to 5-1/2” 171 198 212 244
1311-2SR 1312-2SR 8' 2 14 1/2'' 30'' 3-3/8” to 5-1/2” 171 198 212 244
1311-3SR 1312-3SR 8' 3 22 1/4'' 36'' 4” to 7-1/8” 223 266 249 303
1311-4SR 1312-4SR 8' 4 23 3/8'' 36'' 4” to 7-1/8” 277 298 303 343
1311-5SR 1312-5SR 8' 5 24 3/4'' 48'' 4-5/8” to 8” 375 400 408 449
1311-6SR 1312-6SR 8' 6 25 1/4'' 48'' 4-5/8” to 8” 379 404 408 449
1311-8SR 1312-8SR 8' 8 29 9/16'' 84'' 4-5/8” to 8” 528 568 563 610
1311-10SR 1312-10SR 8' 10 30 3/8'' 90'' 5” to 8” 678 708 730 778
Zephyr Army Type Hoists are available for wide flange sections, monorail runways, or I-beams outside the normal adjustment range.
Consult factory for details.

* beams listed are for proper wheel clearance only. The customer must verify his selected beam is adequate for his application.
** Radius must be specified on each order. Wheels may require modification for some curves.
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CHESTER HOIST, a Columbus McKinnon brand • 7573 State Route 45, Lisbon Ohio 44432 •
Phone: (330) 424-7248 • Fax: (330) 424-3126 Email: sales@chesterhoist.com