Electric chain hoist for outdoor application and use in food production

Corrosion resistant electric chain hoist

GPR500 + 1000, up to 1250 kg
  • Corrosion resistant electric chain hoist
  • For use in food, pharmaceutical or chemical industry, wastewater treatment plants, outdoor use
  • Housing cataphorese coated
  • Round, stainless steel chain
  • Suspension corrosion resistant
  • All parts in contact with the chain (wearing parts such as chain wheel, load hooks, screws) in corrosion resistant version
  • Protection class IP65
  • Special grease for food industry
  • Option: overpressure release valve
  • Option: manual or motorised trolley in corrosion resistant version

Technical specifications

Standard version

Maximum load capacities (1 or 2 falls)

GPR500: 320/630 kg, GPR1000: 630/1250 kg

Standard voltages

3 × 400 V / 50 Hz, 3 × 230 V / 50 Hz
1 × 115 V / 50 Hz, 1 × 230 V / 50 Hz

3 phase motor

1 or 2 lifting speeds

1 phase motor

1 lifting speed


42 V low voltage control

Protection class



Eyebolt suspension

Standard lifting height

3 m

Control switch

Ergonomic control switch with emergency-stop and external strain relief

Control cable length

1,8 m

Limit switch

Geared limit switches for highest and lowest hook position

Isolation class (motor)


DC spring-loaded brake

Overload protection

Slipping clutch adjustable and not in the flow of forces

Special features:

  • Protection class IP65
  • Chain, suspension, double fall hook clamp, single fall hook clamp, chain guide and load hook made of stainless steel
  • Housing and Covers KTL coated, resistant against water, oils, scant alkalis and acids
  • Food proofed gear grease

Customer's benefit

Demands in the food industry (e.g. cheesemaking or meat processing) are particularly stringent. Corrosion-resistant electric chain hoists are ideal for such applications.
Likewise in sewage plants and some sectors of the chemical industry, they offer valuable advantages.

Accessories & options

  • Direct control, special control
  • Worldwide operating and control voltages 
  • Geared limit switch with two additional emergency stops
  • Parallel switching of several chain hoists
  • Operating hours and switching counter
  • Temperature monitoring to protect the motor against overheating
  • Brake with manual release
  • Chain bucket for various lifting heights
  • Hook suspension
  • Electric and push trolleys
  • Gear grease for low temperature
  • Radio remote control
  • Frequency inverter
  • ATEX version


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