Ratchet lever hoist

Company has expanded the CM Tornado 360° ratchet lever hoist product line to include 3- and 6-ton capacity units. Ergonomically designed for increased safety, product engineers contend, the CM Tornado 360° allows the operator to be more productive with significantly less effort compared to conventional ratchet lever tools. Its Sidewinder feature combines a 360‐deg. rotating lever and fold‐out revolving handle. Working in unison, the integrated components allow the operator to realize the full potential of 360° rotation while working in a safe and ergonomic position. Their functionality helps reduce repetitive wrist action experienced with traditional lever hoists, letting the operator utilize a full range of motion to work up to 12 times faster. The CM Tornado is available in ¾-, 1‐1/2-, 3- and 6-ton capacities; lifts to 20 feet; and, meets the ASME B30.21 manually operated hoist standard. — Columbus McKinnon Corp., 800/888‐0985; www.cmworks.com