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The Coffing Hoist Buyers Guide

Finding the right coffing hoist for your workshop or garage is critical to both efficiency and safety. Making sure you choose the correct weight capabilities, lift height and whether it’s motorized or not will directly affect the efficiency of your set-up. It’s great to see that you are wanting to know more about the Coffing range, as they are high quality and will last through many years of hard use.

When making your purchase decision, there are a number of variables you will have to decide on. This article aims to assist you in determining the ‘best fit’ for you. You can even click on any of the images to read customer reviews and compare prices on Amazon.com. To begin with, lets look at the motorized coffing hoist options:

Motorized Coffing Hoists

Motorized coffing hoists tend to cost quite a bit more when compared to a similar manual option; however, after watching the video below you will probably agree that there is great value in being able to press a button and have the hoist do all the work.

If you want to take a look at a similar model in further detail, to compare prices, read customer reviews, simply click here to check out the product page on amazon.com.

The hoist shown above is a good example of the higher end electric Coffing hoists. For most people, this is larger than they need. The most common weight specification of the coffing hoist range is only 1-2 ton. Lets take a good look at some of the most most popular models that are available, please keep in mind that if you click on the top of the column you can list by that feature:

Coffing HoistMax LiftLift HeightRating

Coffing EMC500B Chain Hoist
500Lb10'4.5

Coffing Industrial-Duty Electric Chain Hoist
1/4 Ton15'4

Coffing JLC2016-20-1
1 Ton20'4

COFFING HOISTS JLC2016-3-10W/CC
1 Ton10'3.5


Coffing JLC Series
1 Ton15'5

Coffing JLC4008-3 Electric Chain Hoist,
2 Ton15'4.5

Coffing Industrial-Duty Electric Chain Hoist
2 Ton20'4

Coffing JLC1016-1-15
1/2 Ton15'4.5

Ratchet Lever Coffing Hoist

A ratchet lever is probably the best compromise if you can’t afford to buy an electric chain hoist. This is because it couples the leverage of the ratchet lever to raise the heavy weight you are lifting, rather than turning a chain in the hoist to rotate the pully mechanism. There are a few different options when comparing Rachet Lever Coffing Hoists’ that I will explain below:

This quality ratchet lever Coffing hoist is made to last. It is built solidly in Japan and comes with a 5 star rating on amazon.com, you can read what other customers are saying here. Some of the features include:

  • 1500Lbs Lift Capacity
  • 10′ Lifting Height
  • Compact design that is portable and easy to rig
  • Impact resistant stamped steel housing that is made to withstand rigorous use
  • 360 degree rotating handle provides versatile rigging options when used in confined spaces
  • Double reduction gearing and short handle with cushioned grip provide easy operation with minimal handle effort
  • State-of-the-art free wheeling mechanism allows quick and easy one-handed take-up and positioning of slack chain
  • 5 Star Reviews – Read customer reviews on Amazon.com.

If you want to take a look at a whole heap of other Ratchet Coffing Hoists, simply click here to see the full range on amazon.com, including customer reviews and price comparison.

 Hand Chain Coffing Hoist

The hand chain Coffing hoist is another option you may want to consider before you make a chain hoist purchase. If the hoist isn’t going to be something you use every day, or you simply need the ability to lift an exceptionally heavy item, the hand chain Coffing hoist is a very good option that provides true value for money while still getting the job done. The following are the three top selling Hand Chain Coffing Hoists that are on Amazon.com at the moment.

When it comes to hand chain hoists, the hand chain coffing hoist is a true stand-out. This model in particular (as with all Coffing products) is very sturdily built and is proven to stand the test of time. Take a look at a few of the specs:

  • Lift Capacity – 3 ton (3000 Lbs)
  • Lift Height – 10 Feet
  • Compact, light-weight design is ideal for construction and contractor applications where portability and easy rigging are critical
  • Easy to operate and designed for ease of maintenance and inspection
  • Durable through hardened load chain with a housing that withstands rugged applications
  • Number of falls 1
  • Maximum 65 lbf pull force

Like I said before, this is an excellent example of the quality products Coffing produce. If you would like to take a look at some other Hand Chain Coffing Hoist options, just click here to see the full range on Amazon.com.

Coffing Hoist Parts

The main replacement part you might need to source is probably going to be the plastic chain container. Click here to see all the options for coffing hoist replacement parts on amazon.com.

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