EC Electric Chain Hoists – Hook & Lug Suspension Models

EC Hoist

 High Performance hoists engineered for heavy duty industrial service. Designed for safety, the EC incorporates mechanical load brake, motor brake, and overload clutch as standard.

Capacities & Lifts

Rated loads from 1/4 to 5 ton. Available in standard lifts of 10, 15, and 20 feet. Other lifts available upon request. Standard push button drop is 4-feet less than lift.

Voltage & Motor Options

115/230, 208 – Single Phase; 230/460, 208, 220/380, 575 three Phase. 60 Hertz Standard, 50 Hertz Available. Two-Speed Motors Available (3 to 1 Speed Ratio).

Suspension Options

Rigid or swivel top hook, lug, plain, geared, and motorized trolley options available.

Small Frame Design

Features housings of cast aluminum alloy construction for minimum weight. Engineered and designed for use with motors up to 1 HP.

Durable Construction

Built in compliance with ASME/ANSI B30.16 and CSA standards.

Large Frame Design

Features load bearing housings of ductile iron construction for maximum strength. Non-load bearing housings of cast aluminum alloy for minimum weight. Engineered and designed for use with higher torque 2 and 3 HP three phase motors.

Lifetime Warranty

Every hoist is throughly inspected and tested prior to shipment from the factory. Should any problem develop, return the complete hoist prepaid to your nearest Coffing Hoists Authorized Warranty Repair Station.


Full line of accessories available, including Variable Frequency Drives.

Models and Availability

Capacity (lbs/Ton)

Lift Speed (fpm)

Frame Size* Model Number
500 lbs | 1/4 Ton 16 S EC-0516
500 lbs | 1/4 Ton 32 S EC-0532
500 lbs | 1/4 Ton 64 S EC-0564
1000 lbs | 1/2 Ton 9 S EC-1009
1000 lbs | 1/2 Ton 16 S EC-1016
1000 lbs | 1/2 Ton 32 S EC-1032
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 4 S EC-2004
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 8 S EC-2008
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 12 S EC-2012
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 16 S EC-2016
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 32 L EC-2032
2000 lbs | 1 Ton 48 L EC-2048
4000 lbs | 2 Ton 6 S EC-4006
4000 lbs | 2 Ton 8 S EC-4008
4000 lbs | 2 Ton 16 L EC-4016
4000 lbs | 2 Ton 24 L EC-4024
6000 lbs | 3 Ton 5 S EC-6005
6000 lbs | 3 Ton 10 L EC-6010
6000 lbs | 3 Ton 16 L EC-6016
8000 lbs | 4 Ton 8 L EC-8008
8000 lbs | 4 Ton 12 L EC-8012
10000 lbs | 5 Ton 5 L EC-10005
10000 lbs | 5 Ton 8 L EC-10008

 S = Small frame hoist, parallel mounted, single or three phase. L = Large frame hoist, cross mounted, three phase only.

The Following are Standard Features Included on Every EC Chain Hoist

Gearing & TransmissionGearing & Transmission

First stage helical gearing on EC small frame; first and third stage helical gearing on EC large frame. Transmission gears are precision machined of alloy steel and run in oil bath for longer, quieter operation.

Mechanical Load Brake Coffing EC HoistMechanical Load Brake

Weston type, controls load lowering and prevents load drift. Holds rated load independent of multiple disc motor brake.

Panel Plate - Coffing EC HoistPanel Plate

Provides easy access to controls and motor leads for changing voltages on dual-voltage motors or performing hoist maintenance. Connection wires are numbered to assist maintenance.

Five-Pocket Load SheaveFive-Pocket Load Sheave

Increases chain and sheave engagement 25% over hoists with conventional four-pocket sheaves. Provides smoother lifting and reduces chain wear over four-pocket sheaves.

Multiple Disc Brake MotorMultiple Disc Motor Brake

Heavy duty, direct acting design for positive load spotting and holding.

Limit SwitchesLimit Switches

Adjustable to regulate upper and lower load travel. Brass nuts standard for improved switch setting and repeatability. Stainless steel limit switch shaft standard.

Solid State Starting Switch - Coffing EC HoistSolid State Starting Switch

Standard on single phase units. Provides greater reliability and starting consistency than centrifugal switches. Fewer components to wear out or fail.

Mechanical Overload Protection DeviceMechanical Overload Protection

Protects hoist, operator, and supporting structures from damaging overloads, chain jamming, and reverse phasing.

Ergonomic Push ButtonErgonomic Push Button Station

Fits operator’s hand for thumb or two-handed operation. 24 Volt Control standard for operator safety. 115 Volt Control available upon request. NEMA 3R (weather resistant). Severe impact and chemical/corrosive atmosphere resistant.

Chain End Stop AssemblyChain End Stop Assembly

Fits below dead end link on lifting chain for an added measure of safety.