YALE YK Wire Rope Hoists
WHAT DOES THE YALE YK BRING TO YOUR APPLICATION?
When you need quality and performance in a wire rope hoist, turn to the Yale YK from Columbus McKinnon. The Yale YK delivers the industry-leading technology and safety you need for your lifting applications in a compact, easy-to-maintain design. Precision engineered, these hoists are built for reliable operation, high efficiency, and long service life and are competitively priced for the U.S. market. Operators, crane manufacturers, and system manufacturers can benefit from the hoist’s modular system that allows for configuration of the hoist and crane system to meet exact application needs. Complete with a low-headroom trolley, the Yale YK is ideal for applications with space limitations.
- WIDE RANGE OF CAPACITIES AND LIFTS
Monorail units up to 30 tons and top-running, double-girder units up to 55 tons. Standard lifts up to 131 ft. Metric rated models also available.
- FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATIONS
Hoists can be configured to your unique application needs. Available in 5 frame sizes with 16 load capacity variants.
- SHORT LEAD TIMES
You’ll get the high-quality product you need, fast. Assembled in Wadesboro, North Carolina, our most commonly requested models feature short lead times to meet tight deadlines.
- COMPACT DESIGN
Exceptionally short approach allows for optimum use of work area when space is limited. Paddle limit switch allows for lowest headroom possible while maintaining safe operation.* Low-headroom monorail units are extremely compact due to U-shape design.
- LOW MAINTENANCE
High-quality components designed for safety and longevity, providing you with minimal downtime and a low total cost of ownership. Local availability of common spare parts means that your products can be serviced quickly, helping to reduce downtime.
- EXTENSIVE SAFETY FEATURES
Standard safety features include paddle limit switch*, adjustable geared limit switch, motor temperature control, and overload protection.
- SMOOTH OPERATION
With an integrated motor management module and flywheel trolley motors, the YK features extremely smooth starting and braking with controlled starts and stops for extended brake life.
- RELIABLE PERFORMANCE IN HEAVY-DUTY APPLICATIONS
Hoists available with H3, H4, and H4+ duty cycles.
- COMPLIANCE WITH INDUSTRY STANDARDS
Hoists meet CMAA and HMI standards. CSA labeled. Explosion-protected models available in compliance with NEC guidelines.
*Currently, paddle limit switch is standard on monorail units with
flange widths less than 12” (300mm)