Electric Chain Hoist (Discontinued)

CM ShopStar VS Hoist

The CM ShopStar VS variable speed electric chain hoist is built for rugged industrial and commercial applications where precision load control is critical.

shopstar vs hoist

Features & Benefits

ShopStar VS Specs


  • Thermally protected hoist motor. Rugged, cast aluminum alloy hoist frame and body feature durable epoxy powder-coat finish to protect against corrosion.
  • Gear train lifetime lubricated with non-oxidizing grease. Totally enclosed hoist frame protects motor from environmental contamination.
  • Small, compact design makes hoist ideal for use in tight spaces and allows for easy installation and maintenance.
  • Standard overload device protects the hoist, operator and surrounding structure from damaging overloads.
  • Durable CM Hoistaloy® Load Chain. 10-pocket, oblique-lay lift wheel for longer chain life.
  • With 300+ motor starts per hour and Class F motor insulation, the ShopStar VS outperforms the H3 rating of its major competitors.
  • 5:1 design factor.
  • NEMA 4 industrial-rated control system.
  • Standard rigid-rated control system.
  • Optional: CM Rocket™ Pendent.
  • Optional: Chain container in plastic/mesh, or metal.
  • Optional: Rigid hook, swivel hook, or lug mount suspensions.
  • Optional: Variable controls in 2-speed, 2-step infinitely variable, 3-speed, and 3-step infinitely variable.

Lifting Capacities

  • 250 lbs.
  • 300 lbs.
  • 500 lbs.
  • 550 lbs.
  • 600 lbs.
  • 1000 lbs.
  • 1100 lbs.

Lifting Speeds

  • 13 FPM
  • 19 FPM
  • 26 FPM
  • 31 FPM
  • 39 FPM
  • 63 FPM

Spec Documents

Brochures & Manuals