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#215536 - 05/29/15 05:25 PM Yale Chain Hoist
brsele Offline

Registered: 07/29/08
Posts: 88
Loc: Northern Ontario
I have a customer with a Yale 2 Ton chain hoist.
Model # ELC4001CSA
It's a dual voltage model wired for 115V.
It's controlled with a Square D Hoist Contactor, Class 8965, Type R010.

The power cord was ripped out of it and judging by the black soot, there was a lot of arcing in the process.
So much arcing in fact. that the wiring diagram inside the unit is unreadable.

It's an old unit and I can't find any info on it on the internet.

I'm thinking that if I can find them on the contactor that the black should tie in with T5 and the white should tie in with T1.

Anybody have any experience with these?

Thanks... Bruce

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#215537 - 05/29/15 06:58 PM Re: Yale Chain Hoist [Re: brsele]
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9026
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
The connection to the line side of the contactor should be pretty straight forward. If it pulled out of the motor it might be a tad trickier. Basically just 2 in and 2 out. Since it sounds like you are breaking both poles, it might not even matter that much which is which.
Greg Fretwell

#215539 - 05/30/15 11:13 AM Re: Yale Chain Hoist [Re: brsele]
brsele Offline

Registered: 07/29/08
Posts: 88
Loc: Northern Ontario
I thought that it was going to be straight forward, but it's not, at least not for me. Nothing is marked, everything is a spade connection, and there's multiple options depending on voltage, speed, reversing, etc.

If I had a wiring diagram, no problem.
However, without one and having no experience with these, I'm reduced to tracing everything back.

I just posted here, hoping that somebody either had first hand knowledge, or access to a wiring diagram.

#215541 - 05/30/15 03:15 PM Re: Yale Chain Hoist [Re: brsele]
mbhydro Offline

Registered: 02/21/03
Posts: 340
Loc: Winnipeg MB Canada
You might have more luck emailing one of distributors and see if they have one. Fastinal in Canada as far as I know services them.


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