Hoist Units

Italkrane manufacture a modular range of electric powered wire rope and electric chain hoist units from 500kg to 32t Swl capacity.  Italkrane hoist units are noted for their heavy duty construction, low maintenance requirements and long service life. The build quality of Italkrane hoist units is not to be confused with the general trend towards a lighter duty construction being followed by many other hoist manufacturers. This emphasis on strength and quality makes Italkrane hoists suitable for the most demanding environments and applications.

Foot Mounted
Minimum Headroom
Four Wheel Crab Unit
Chain Hoist


Italkrane electric powered wire rope hoist units are available in either foot mounted, standard headroom, low headroom and four wheel crab design.  Italkrane electric powered chain hoist units are available either with top hook suspension or low headroom monorail design trolley.

Italkrane hoist units are available in both standard and explosion proof execution and with a range of options including:

  • Micro motor dual speed lifting/lowering, which offer very fine speed control, greater reliability than standard pole changing two speed hoist motors and the added safety of motor brakes fitted to both the main and micro hoist motors
  • Rack and pinion drive
  • Manual motor brake release device
  • Special paint finishes
  • Articulated trolley design
  • Drum operated second emergency hoist brakes
  • Travel limit switches
  • Extra long lifting heights and non standard speeds