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Lodestar D8+ Electric Chain Motor

The Lodestar D8+ electric chain motor meets all Standard SR2.0 requirements. It's clutch, outside the load path, acts as a precise overload device; and design factor is 10:1 with a double brake installed. The Lodestar D8+ is in accordance with the VPLT Code of Practice.


  • Capacities: 125 to 1500 kg
  • Standard Lift: 60 feet (other Lifts available)
  • Speeds: 5 to 64 feet/min.
  • Voltages: 3-phase
  • Electro-Mechanical Double Brakes
  • 5 Pocket Lift Wheel
  • for quiet & smooth operation.
  • 68 dB Operational Noise
  • a result of the Double Brake System.
  • Precision Machined Gears
  • heat treated for strength and durability.
  • Internal Chain Guide:
  • PVC black coated for quieter operation.
  • Low Voltage Control: 110 Volt for long cable runs without voltage drop. 24 & 48 Volt optional.
  • Duty Cycle: H-4 duty rated for heavy duty application.
  • 2M+ FEM class. 50% Duty Cycle or 300 on/off per hour.
  • 10:1 Mechanical Design Factor


  • Overload Protection: rated operational range between 125 and 150/160%. Clutch is outside the load path when disconnected from power.
  • Durable & Lightweight Cast Aluminum Housing. Black powder coated finish for low visibility.
  • Metric Rated
  • Load Chain designed and manufactured by Columbus McKinnon.
  • Zinc plated to protect against corrosion. Black phosphate finish optional.
  • The Industry's Best Lifetime Warranty
  • Meets or Exceeds World Standards
  • meets German Code of Practice VPLT SR2.0


  • Easy-to-mount cloth type Chain Bags.
  • Chain Stop mounted on load chain to prevent overtravel.
  • Standard on Direct Control.
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