Dillon Cranegard Load Limit Switches

The Dillon Cranegard clamps on cables for wire rope hoists, elevator and crane overload prevention and slackline detection. It can be used directly on a slack hoist or crane wire rope quickly, without interrupting service or severing the rope, and can be set to trigger at predetermined load limits.


Available Capacities
CGS-1: 2,500 lb | 1,250 kg
CGS-2: 5,000 lb | 2,500 kg
CGS-3: 10,000 lb | 5,000 kg
CGS-4: 20,000 lb | 10,000 kg

Method of installation

Safety Factor
2:1 Ultimate Safety Factor
(Metric capacities 1.8:1)

Cable diameters
3/8” – 1¼”

Up to 4 switches for slack and overload
Switches can be wired to trigger anything from a warning alarm to complete system shutdown
Slack setpoint as low as 100 lb (50 kg) dependent on capacity
Setpoints can be adjusted in the field

Advantages of the Dillon Cranegard

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