November 13-19, 2017
Exhibits: November 17-19, 2017
Las Vegas Convention Center • Las Vegas, NV

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  • Getzville,  NY
  • United States

Company Description

Columbus McKinnon Entertainment Technology (CM-ET) is the entertainment industry leader in providing quality lifting and positioning equipment for riggers around the globe. From international sporting events and tours to Broadway musicals and theaters, event organizers and production companies rely on CM-ET products to make sure the show goes on. CM-ET electric chain motors, ratchet hoists, chain and rigging products are recognized in venues throughout the world. Since 1955, the CM Lodestar electric chain motor has been trusted by generations of users for its consistent operation and long-life for years. Wherever the show takes place, our global network of distributors is available to offer assistance with parts, service, or accessories. So, make sure your event is a success, turn to the company with more than 142 years of experience in meeting the needs of our customers - turn to Columbus McKinnon.

Brands: CMET, CM


  • Lodestar Classic Chain Motor
    From outdoor sporting events and concert tours to Broadway musicals and Las Vegas shows, the CM Lodestar Classic electric chain motor is the legendary tough motor that professional riggers around the world can rely on....


    Capacities: 1/8 to 2 tons (Metric Rated)
    Lift: 60 ft. standard (other lifts available)
    Speeds: 5 to 100 F.P.M. at 60 Hz.
    Voltages: 1-phase and 3-phase available


    IP66 Rating: An Ingress Protection (IP) Rating of 66 indicates that the Lodestar Classic offers protection from dust and high-pressure water - making this unit ideal for use in outdoor environments.

    • High-performance composite cord grips: Prevent water from entering the motor body at the pendant and power cord points of entry.

    • Continuous Gaskets: Create a waterproof seal between the gearbox assembly and the back frame and motor covers.

    • O-Rings on Lift Wheel Bearing: Prevent water from entering the motor body through the lift wheel opening.

    Long Service Life:

    • Standard AC brake is designed for a long service life.

    • Lifetime grease-lubricated gear box ensures better wear and smooth operation. Heavy-duty-rated motors.

    • Standard external chain guide helps extend chain life.

    Duty Cycle: H-4 duty rated for heavy-duty applications. 2M+ FEM class. 50% duty cycle or 300 on/off per hour.

    Low Voltage Control: 110 volt for long cable runs without voltage drop. 24 and 48 volt optional. Single-phase and three-phase also available.

    Overload Protector

    Over-travel Prevention: Adjustable limit switch prevents load from over-travel in both up and down directions.

    Lightweight, Cast-Aluminum Housing

    Metric Rated

    Lifetime Warranty

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