Electric Chain Hoist (Discontinued)

Budgit Manguard

The Budgit Manguard is the flagship electric hoist made Budgit Hoists. Designed with versatility in mind, these hoists are dependably built to withstand the rigors of heavy service and repeated lifting cycles. They're used in construction, fabrication, food handling, pharmaceutical handling, and many others industries. The Manguard is now discontinued.

Budgit Manguard Electric Chain Hoist

Features & Benefits

Manguard Specifications


  • Pull cord control provides a lightweight, economical hoist for accurate control of loads.
  • Pendant throttle control hoists offer ergonomic one-handed controls, for ease of operation.
  • Inlet air swivel with built-in strainer provides free hoist movement.
  • Aluminum frame and end cover contribute to the lightweight, easily portable, and rugged design.
  • Heavy-duty shoe type brake is a proven design for stopping and holding loads in heavy-duty applications.
  • External adjustment screws for decreased lift and lower speeds.
  • External brake adjustment.
  • Limit stops prevent over-travel in upper and lowering directions.
  • Equal-torque gearing of alloy steel, heat-treated spur gears is accurately machined to provide a close-meshed, compact gear reduction.
  • Eight-vane motor provides high torque, smooth starting, and excellent control.
  • Suspensions can be hook or lug mounted

Lifting Capacities

  • 1/4 Ton
  • 1/2 Ton
  • 1 Ton
  • 2 Ton
  • 3 Ton

Lifting Speeds

  • 4 fpm
  • 5 fpm
  • 8 fpm
  • 10 fpm
  • 16 fpm
  • 32 fpm
  • 64 fpm

Other Options

Manguard Alternatives

Given the discontinuation of the Budgit Mangaurd electric chain hoist product line, we have a few alternative options that we recommend. The Coffing line of ECs and JLCs as well as the CM Lodestar are quality hoists made in the United States and have lifetime warranties.