Handy chain model for quick and easy positioning of loads

Handy chain model

GPMH250 + GPH500, up to 500 kg
  • Handy chain model for quick and easy positioning of loads
  • Control of electric chain hoist and guidance of the load with one hand
  • Control unit with rocker switch for left- and right-handed operation
  • Hook end positions adjustable by geared limit switch
  • Perfect to combine with GISKB slewing or suspended crane
  • Option: handy kit for retrofitting of GIS standard electric chain hoist
  • Option: with frequency inverter
  • Option: customised devices for load handling

Technical specifications

Standard version

Maximum load capacity

GPMH250: 250 kg, GPH500: 500 kg

Standard voltages

3 × 400 V / 50 Hz, 3 × 230 V / 50 Hz

3 phase motor

2 lifting speeds


42 V low voltage control

Protection class



Eyebolt suspension

Standard lifting height

GPMH250: 3 m, GPH500: 4 m

Control switch

Control unit for left and right hand operation

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

Customer's benefit

The Handy chain model is ideal for cost-effective transport of small loads such as crates or containers.
Higher hoisting speed and creep speed as standard allow precise load positioning.
Since the control unit is fixed to the load suspension device, loads can easily be transported with one hand only. Various suspension attachments can be fitted.

Accessories & options

  • Worldwide operating and control voltages 
  • Load handling by load hook or coupling piece
  • Hook suspension
  • Operating data counter
  • Temperature monitoring to protect the motor against overheating
  • Brake with manual release
  • Frequency inverter
  • Push trolleys
  • Slack chain device


Aluminium crane system ensures ergonomic and fast handling of goodsChain handy is used to load workpieces in the machine factoryBuilding blocks are lifted by means of a Handy chain hoist and a special load receptorPacking of cardboard boxes with Handy chain hoist

News about this product

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