RigginG : Lifting/pulling/binding : hoist rings


Used in the same manner as shoulder eye bolts, hoist rings pivot or swivel to provide a steady lift and maintain higher working load limits than shoulder eye bolts when lifting at angles.


  • Swivels 360° and pivots 180° while under load
  • 5:1 design factor
  • Retain the same rated load from 0 to 90°
  • Black oxide finish for corrosion resistance
  • Meets ANSI/ASME B30.26
  • Rated Load: 400 to 13,500 kg

Hoist Ring (Metric)


  • Pivots 180º and swivels 360º simultaneously
  • Back and side pins constructed of one piece of forged alloy steel
  • 100% magnetic particle inspected
  • Bale and center body are closed die forged to assure superior grain flow and consistent dimensional accuracy
  • Large bale allows use of a variety of hook sizes
Hoist Ring (Forged)

HOIST RING (Machined)

  • Pivots 180º and swivels 360º simultaneously
  • Bale and shoulder pin machined from alloy steel
  • Patented design provides shoulder pin retention with specialized clip
  • Easily disassembled for periodic non-destructive inspection
  • Special available in stainless steel and metric sizes
Hoist Ring (Machined)

Columbus McKinnon Training


Columbus McKinnon is a global leader in providing expertise and training in the proper use and inspection of rigging and overhead lifting equipment. With a range of comprehensive programs and seminars conducted at venues throughout North America, as well as on site at private companies and industries, Columbus McKinnon courses include:

  • Hoist Maintenance
  • Load Securement
  • Crane & Hoist Inspection
  • Mobile Crane Operator
  • Rigging
  • Safe Hoisting
  • Crane Operator Training
  • Rigging Gear Inspection

Classes are available at our Niagara Training Center and the state-of-the-art Hoist & Rigging Training Center of Excellence in the Center for Occupational Health and Automobile Manufacturing (COHAM) lab at The Ohio State University. The COHAM lab is a hands-on learning center which allows attendees to understand how to properly use and inspect overhead lifting equipment. This leading edge training program is designed to increase workplace productivity and safety in an ergonomically friendly environment.

In addition to the strong knowledge base exemplified by comprehensive training programs, Columbus McKinnon is one of the only manufacturers supplying complete lifting systems to satisfy unique material handling requirements of users in a variety of environments. From jib cranes and hoists to chain slings, clamps, and related attachments; systems include products that are matched specifically to the lifting neeeds of the application. Products may also be modified in order to ensure that th eproper system is in place for the job.

Whether your needs call for a single CM Bandit hoist or a completely engineered system to outfit your production facility, Columbus McKinnon provides the products and expertise to keep your workforce productive and safe.