GS Series Electric Chain Hoist


With the introduction of our Gorbel Electric Chain Hoists, we’ve made it even easier to find the right lifting solutions for your unique applications. A Gorbel Electric Chain Hoist is the perfect complement to your Gorbel Work Station Crane, Jib Crane, Gantry Crane, or Cleveland Tramrail System. Rely on the name that has meant superior performance at every level to provide you with a complete, reliable lifting system, exactly when you need it.

By adding chain hoists to the offering, Gorbel offers the most convenient delivery and installation in the industry.

Our hoist line offers a wide range of models in different speeds and capacities to meet your needs. Our rugged construction makes them ideal for both high production environments and those applications requiring only periodic lifting and positioning.



• Capacities from 1/8 to 5 ton
• Compact body design perfect for any work area and is ideal for low headroom applications
• Easy installation and relocation
• All components from gears to case are fabricated at a single location for superior quality control
• Available in a variety of three phase configurations as well as 115-1-60
• Suspension plates provide firm attachment with Gorbel Work Station Crane trolleys and I or W beams
• Totally enclosed, fan cooled motor
• Tested in accordance with ASME as well as FEM/ISO
• Smooth, quiet operation
  • Enclosed track / easy movement and long life 
  • Rigid runways / superior load positioning – no movement or “crabwalking” of the bridge
  • Ease of Installation / install on any standard 6" concrete floor 
  • Smooth rolling surface / Easier movement of bridge and trolleys 
  • Multiple track profiles and spanning capabilities/Adaptable, flexible, and cost competitive


• Single hole, double hole or hook mount configurations
• Single speed or dual speed
• Manual and Motor-driven trolley options
• UL versions available
• Optional plastic chain bucket; standard is canvas chain bag
•Aluminum or stainless steel
•Aluminum or coped aluminum bridge
•Cantilevered supports 
•Seismic Zone IV  
•Galvanizing; custom paint



• Ideal for low headroom applications
• High production environments
• Periodic lifting and positioning
•  Applications with lighter loads (less than 4000 lbs.)
•  Parts Assembly
•  Machining
•  Palletizing loads
•  Injection Molding
•  Warehouse loading docks
•  Process Equipment Maintenance
•  Truck Service Centers

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•  How do I purchase Gorbel® products?
Gorbel® products are sold through an extensive network of distributors across North America and in major markets throughout the world. Call us at (844) 268-7055 or (585) 924-6262 to find a Gorbel® distributor in your area.

•  Where do I find the Serial Number of my Gorbel® Crane?
Our serial number can be found on the crane itself, on the front of the installation & maintenance manual, on the general arrangement drawing, and on the order verfication. The serial number is a six character sequence: 123456

•  How do I order parts for my Gorbel® Crane?
In order to get the correct parts you will need the Serial Number off the Gorbel® Crane System. You may either contact the dealer that sold the equipment originally or contact Gorbel® at (844) 268-7055 for other options or if you cannot locate the serial number.

•  When is customer service available?
Our customer service department can be reached Monday - Thursday 7am-7pm and Fridays from 7am-5pm Eastern Time.

 If I know nothing about your products, how do I find the best options for my application?
We have a wizard that will take you through questions about your application and point you in the right direction. Find the product wizard.

•  I am an Architect / Engineer looking to Specify Gorbel® products. Where do I find CSI Specifications?
We have an Architect & Engineering website just for you! At the site you can view and download 3 part architectural specifications in either .doc or .pdf format and configure a crane complete with drawings and loading information. Find out more...

 I just purchased a Gorbel® Crane, how do I register the warranty?
You should have received with your order a warranty registration form. You can either fill that out and fax it back to us at (844) 268-7055 or go on-line and fill out the form.

•  Who should I contact if my order is lost or has missing or damaged parts?
Make a note on the bill of lading of what is missing or damaged then contact the freight company. If items are damaged a freight claim will need to be filed immediately, as carriers will only accept claims during the two weeks following a delivery.
•Tool Trolley
•Maintenance Gates
•Tractor Drives for steel bridges
•Interlock Transfers
•Offset Load/Manipulator Platform
•Nested Trolley