DBC chain hoist

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Demag DBC chain hoist

The electric DBC chain hoist offers a further addition to the existing product portfolio. Thanks to its reliable series components and pre-configured selection, the DBC is the ideal entry-level solution for many industries and meets the wide range of requirements for modern lifting equipment. With three sizes and in finely graduated load capacity ranges, the DBC can lift loads of 63 to 2,500 kg.

  • Hook path up to 6 m
  • 48 V control voltage
  • Low noise level: 68 dB
  • Protection class IP55
  • Pendant controller for 1-axis and multi-axis operation
  • Mechanical limit switches for upper and lower hook position
  • Lifting speeds:
    • Two-stage pole-changing up to 8 m/min
    • Single-stage version up to 6 m/min
  • Travel speeds: 20/5 m/min
  • Trolley limit switch (option)
  • Built-in operating hours counter (optional)
  • Application range: -20°C – +40°C

The DBC is available directly from stock within a short space of time in four defined versions.


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Your contact


Demag Cranes & Components GmbH

Ruhrstrasse 28
58300 Wetter

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

The benefits at a glance

Mechanical design


1 Suspension

  • Asymmetrical suspension bracket for pendular suspension, adapted to the geometry of the chain hoist
  • Quick chain hoist installation without additional tools

2 Transmission gear

  • With lifetime lubrication
  • High quality helical gears  
  • Low noise operation
    • Low vibration levels
    •  Less mechanical stress on the components
  •  2-stage for sizes 2 and 5
  • 3-stage for size 10

3 Brakes

  • No load sagging, as the brake is located in the load-bearing arrangement upstream of the slipping clutch
  • Protection class IP 55 (under cover)
    • Designed for 1 million brake cycles

4 Motor

  • 4:1 ratio two stage motor
  • Low speed for delicate movement
  • Overheating protection
  • Insulation class F
  • Separate brake rectifier
  • 60% ED at 300 s/h

5 Chain drive

  • Aluminium chain guide
  • Hardened robust sprocket

6 Slipping clutch

  • High level of safety as the slipping clutch is “behind” the brake
  • Easy access: maintenance and adjustment with just one tool

7 Hook

  • Load hook
    • DIN dimensions, can be rotated 360 degrees
    • New lamella buffer for actuating the lower and upper limit switch
  • Load chain
    • DAT chain hardened and galvanised
    • Quality class 8


With three trolleys, the DBC offers different solutions for cranes and monorails.

Trolley for I type girders, infinitely variable adjustment for flange widths from 58 – 310 mm:

RBU trolley: Manually movable


EBU trolley: Electric travel, 2-stage travel speeds


Trolley for installation in KBK profiles



Three suspensions are available for stationary use of the DBC chain hoist.

Fixed suspension with clamp connection on I type girders


Suspension eye, rotated 90 degrees


Folding upper hook


Configurable chain hoists


* Available directly from stock

Available directly from stock

Selected DBC chain hoists are available from stock pre-configured with a hook path of 4 m. Demag partners can order directly from the Demag Shop.