A new range of portable hand chain hoists with overload protection has been launched by JET Equipment & Tools.

The lifting capacity ranges from half US ton (450kg) to 10 ton (9t). They are made of steel with a powder coat finish to protect against corrosion.

The are protected from overload damage by overload slip clutches. All models are fitted with grade 100 load chains, which can help prolong life span and reduce wear.

JET is based in Auburn, Washington in the USA and is a subsidary of Walter Meier Holding AG of Germany.