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Mon May 20 2019

GIS-CH Electric Chain Hoist

By Redfern Flinn
  • GIS-CH Electric Chain Hoist

  • Compact design
  • Robust construction
  • Ease of maintenance
  • Availability assured
  • Advanced technology
  • Swiss quality
  • Outstanding service life
  • Maximum safety

Accessories and versions of GIS-CH electric chain hoist

  • Hook suspension
  • Push travel trolley
  • Electric travel trolley
  • Electric travel trolley controlled by frequency inverter
  • Low head room version for low ceilings
  • Synchronized electric chain hoist for large and wide goods
  • Chain and telescope models for precise and easy positioning
  • Corrosion resistant electric chain hoist
  • Electric chain hoist for theatres, stages and studios


  • Design for tough working conditions
  • Normal, fast and super fast speed models available
  • With single or dual speed
  • Option: with temperature control system
  • Option: with insulation for the tropics
  • Special voltages available
  • 1-phase models as a standard


  • Maximum safety (construction: brake after slipping clutch)
  • New advanced brake design
  • Unique availability
  • Maintenance free

Chain guidance

  • 2-part construction to optimize maintenance
  • Reinforced plastic material highly wear resistant
  • Safe operation: jamming excluded

Chain wheel

  • Made of hardened steel
  • With additional chain pockets (4mm): hence quiet running and improved running properties
  • With double bearing construction

Slipping clutch

  • Simple and precise adjustment
  • Maintenance free and highly resistant to wear
  • Ease of servicing thanks to comfortable access   

Geared limit switch (standard)

  • Simple adjustment
  • Exact positioning
  • Lifting heights up to 120 m
  • Accuracy for repetition assured

Geared limit switch (standard)

  • With built-in support wire as a standard
  • 2-buttons: design especially ergonomic
  • Emergency stop as a standard
  • Protection: IP65 to DIN 40050

Contactor control system

  • Simple technology (no electronics susceptible to interference)
  • Reliable technique
  • Emergency stop as a standard
  • 42V control system allowing highest safety of operation

Hoisting chain

  • Calibrated especially for GIS
  • Zinc plated
  • Surface-hardened
  • Quality class DAT (8SS) to FEM 9.671


  • Cast aluminium housing with maximum solidity (no plastic material)
  • For extreme working conditions: casted cooling gills
  • Easy transformation from 1-fall to 2-falls operation: no need of dismantling


  • Helical-toothed first and second gear step for quiet running
  • Permanent lubrication for wear resistant operation