Simply reliable – to meet your everyday needs

DC-Com chain hoist

High quality for everyday needs

Our DC-Com chain hoist is the right choice for everyday needs: designed for applications with normal requirements – simplicity and reliability in proven Demag quality. DC-Com units can be integrated into the rails of our KBK light crane system or installed on I-beam girders – where our U 11–U 22 generation of trolleys provides smooth transport of your loads. And what else do they offer?

  • Simple commissioning
  • Ergonomic handling
  • Service-friendly
  • FEM classification from 2m
  • 24 V contactor control
  • Two hoist speeds as standard


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Demag DC-Com special chain hoists – your strong and reliable partners available in five sizes

Order one of our special models with all the benefits of a DC-Com hoist with a short ex-stock lead time. 

How do they differ from a customised chain hoist? Demag has preconfigured five sizes with capacities up to 2,000 kg so that you can choose the right solution for your needs based on the load capacity. Our special models also have all the advantages of DC-Com hoists and you can benefit from outstanding operating safety with a standard slipping clutch, a long service life thanks to generously dimensioned components and proven Demag Quality supplied direct from Wetter, Germany. 

Install your DC chain hoist quickly and easily via Plug & Lift and then use it straight away. Our DC-Com Special models also have an interface for electric travel motions and can be used as a hoist on a crane. 

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Your solution options:

DC-ComA 1-125

  • Load capacity [kg]: 125
  • Hook path [m]: 4 or 5

DC-ComA 2-250

  • Load capacity [kg]: 250
  • Hook path [m]: 4 or 5

DC-ComA 5-500

  • Load capacity [kg]: 500
  • Hook path [m]: 4 or 5

DC-ComA 10-1000

  • Load capacity [kg]: 1,000
  • Hook path [m]: 4 or 5

DC-ComA 10-2000

  • Load capacity [kg]: 2,000
  • Hook path [m]: 4 or 5


Your Contact

Demag contact

Demag Cranes & Components GmbH

Postfach 67
58286 Wetter

+49 (0) 2335 92-0
+49 (0) 2335 92-7676

Product information

The benefits at a glance

Reliable performance

  • Various sizes with load capacities up to 2,000 kg
  • Standard 4-m hook path
  • Elapsed operating time counter and diagnosis interface

Good availability and ease of operation

  • Available direct ex stock
  • Fast and simple commissioning 
thanks to plug connections
  • Ergonomic handling
  • Service-friendly

High safety and reliability

  • High-quality powder-coated surfaces 
for improved protection and a longer service life
  • 24 V contactor control
  • Slipping clutch with automatic cut-out by means of speed monitoring
  • IP 55 enclosure for chain hoist and trolley

Great versatility

  • Two hoist speeds
  • Interface for electric travel
  • Optional operating limit switches up to 1,000 kg

U 11–U 34 trolleys

  • Push travel in three sizes
  • Fast and simple installation
  • Can be used on parallel and sloping flanges
  • Smooth travel and low travel resistance

Technical data

DC-Com selection table

Chain hoist
Reeving Hoist



Group of mechanisms

50 Hz
60 Hz
80 DC-Com 1 1/1 8.0/2.0 9.6/2.4 40/20 4, 5 and 8 4m/M7
100/125 3m/M6
160 DC-Com 2 6.0/1.5 7.2/1.8  3m/M6
200/250 2m/M5
315 DC-Com 5 4.5/1.1 5.4/1.3 3m/M6
400/500 2m/M5
630 DC-Com 10 4.0/1.0 4.8/1.2 3m/M6
800/1,000 2m/M5
1,250 2/1 3m/M6
1,600/2,000 2m/M5

 *) Longer hook paths on request

Customer benefits at glance



  • Low-voltage control pendant thanks to 24 V contactor control system
  • Safety-related functions satisfy at least Performance Level c and Category 2 to EN ISO 13849-1
Minimum load sway

Minimum load sway

  • Smooth cross-travel starting and braking motions for low-sway load handling
  • Speeds and acceleration/braking rates can be modified by means of the control pendant, if required
Long service life

Long service life

  • Generously specified gearbox. 2m+ (1,900 hours) for main load capacities and up to 4m (6,300 hours) for demanding applications
  • All sub-assemblies of the chain hoist are rated for a long service life, even under the most demanding conditions
Temperature range

Temperature range

  • Reliable operation from -20 °C to +45 °C without any reduction in the duty factor
  • Operation also possible up to 60 °C and more


  • Length of control cable or position of control pendant can be adjusted without the need for any wiring
  • Length of control cable that is not needed can be stored under the service cover
High performance monitor

High-performance motor

  • Hoist motor has large safety reserves to provide for reliable operation for many years
  • Can be used for switching cycles way beyond usual market levels
Pro Hub function

Pro-Hub function

  • Up to 90% higher rated lifting speed in reduced load range
Easy to service

Easy to service

  • Gearbox & slipping clutch maintenance-free for up to 10 years
  • Brake maintenance-free for up to 10 years (up to 5 years for DC 10–25)
  • Simple and rapid maintenance and repair of individual components thanks to the modular chain hoist design – cuts any downtime to a minimum
Variable speeds

Variable speeds

  • Valuable and sensitive parts can be moved and positioned more smoothly and reliably
  • Variable button characteristic like a car accelerator pedal
Status display

Status display

  • Display for elapsed operating time counter and operating statuses
  • Always up-to-date for service purposes
Slipping clutch monitoring

Slipping clutch monitoring

  • Harmful continuous slipping eliminated thanks to speed monitoring
  • Reliable protection against extreme overload
  • Load securely held in any operating situation and cannot drop while hoist is at standstill, since brake is arranged in front of the slipping clutch in load-bearing arrangement
Low noise level

Low noise level

  • Reduced operating noise thanks to helical gearing in all gearbox stages
  • Smooth running characteristics thanks to high-quality gearing
Online product configurator

Online product configurator

  • Easy to use
  • Specify products to meet your needs
  • Save your configuration
  • Immediate results
  • Online ordering via Demag Shop
CAD geometry data

CAD geometry data

  • Configure 2D or 3D geometry data online in many file formats
  • 3D PDF for rapid view without CAD program
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Information available 24/7

  • Whenever you want
  • Up-to-date information


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