CX mini hoist

Compact, lightweight and simple design

With a weight of 2.4 kg, a minimum height of 217 mm and a load capacity of 250 kg, the KITO CX003 manual chain hoist is one of the smallest and lightest chain hoists available. Followed by CX005 with a weight of 4.5 kg, minimm height of 260 mm and 500 kg load capacity. What is more, with its advanced industrial design the CX received the sought-after price of the “Good Design Awards”, which was awarded by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organisation in October 2008.

The small CX003 is the size of a beer coaster and is the preferred choice wherever repair work has to be carried out and the fitter has to carry the unit with him. This could be in the area of mechanical engineering, for the replacement of defective parts, or for stage construction.
The aluminium casing is finely worked and fitted with countersunk bolts. The manual chain hoist is fitted with overload protection as standard equipment. The mechanical braking system, the load chain guide and the nickel-plated load chain for longer service life are other special features. Further advantages are easy handling, durability and reliability.
The unit has an operating force of only 14.7 daN, making it one of the easiest hoists in the world to operate. Both, CX003 and CX005, naturally feature overload limiters as standard equipment and these come into effect at 130 to 170 % of the maximum load capacity. In other words, when an attempt is made to lift a load which exceeds the load capacity, the hand chain slips through so the load cannot be raised.
The load chains, with a diameter of 3.2 mm, and the fine chain pitch allow adjustment of the hoist in a unique manner, permitting lifting movements with millimetre precision. The unit can be operated at temperatures from −40 °C to +60 °C. Another special feature of this hand chain hoist is the excellent chain guidance, thanks to an improved chain pass.
Full description

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Product advantages

  • Easy and smooth operation with minimal hand-pull force
  • Light-weight with the size of a beer coaster
  • Ideal for work in tight quarters
  • Overload limiter as standard
  • Abrasion and corrosion resistant, extremely durable


  • Lifting capacity: 250 kg resp. 500 kg
  • Small pocket-sized format
  • Well-finished aluminium body fitted with countersunk bolts
  • Only 2.4 kg resp. 4.5 kg net weight
  • Compact construction: a minimal height of 217 mm resp. 260 mm
  • Low hand-pull force for easy operation (less than 15 kg pull force to lift rated load)
  • Overload limiter as standard: protection against accidental overloading
  • Wide hook opening (top and bottom hook)
  • Hook latch with safety tip (top and bottom hook)
  • Nickel-plated load chain with small chain pitch for precise lifting movements
  • Abrasion-resistant nickel-plated load chain for high and uniform strength (1000 N/mm2), in accordance with standard DIN EN 818-7
Hängekran Anwendung


  • Custom lift lengths to suit your needs
  • For KITO’s build-to-order capabilities please see “customized solutions” overview

Technical Data

Model Capacity (kg) Std. lift (m) Chain pull to lift full load (daN) Hand chain o'hauled to lift load 1 meter (m) Net weight (kg) Chain size (mm) Weight for additional one meter of lift (kg)
CX003 250 3 14.7 33.8 2.4 3.2 x 9.0 0.4
CX005 500 3 18.6 42.8 4.5 4.3 x 12.1 0.9


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