CM Tornado 360 1-1/2 Ton Ratchet Hoist

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Redefining lever-operated hoists, the CM ® Tornado 360 ° features the revolutionary Sidewinder lever handle that allows for efficient operation in both lifting and pulling applications. Ergonomically designed for increased safety, the patent-pending CM Tornado 360 ° lets the operator work up to 12 times faster and with as much as 30% less pull force than with conventional ratchet lever tools.
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Tornado 360

Capacity (Tons)


Body Type


Handle Pull @ Rated Load

58.5 lbs.


21.1 lbs.

  • SIDEWINDER LEVER HANDLE This first-of-its-kind lever handle design is revolutionizing the ratchet lever hoist industry. Its unique foldable handle and 360Àö rotating lever increases productivity while reducing the risk of operator injury. .
  • CONVENIENT DIRECTIONAL INDICATOR Easy-to-use, highly visible directional indicator located on the handle clearly shows the operating direction as lifting, lowering or neutral.
  • EASY & SMOOTH FREE CHAINING For quick take up and positioning of slack chain ‚Äì even with one hand. Designed not to accidently free chain while under load. Cast chain end stop allows the user to easily position the chain in free-chaining mode and prevents it from entering the liftwheel and jamming the hoist.
  • POSITIVE LOAD CONTROL Fully enclosed Weston-type brake stays clean and dry for precise load positioning.
  • BUILT TO LAST Lightweight aluminum housing withstands rigorous use and features high-quality, longlasting bearings. Powder coat finish provides extra protection in harsh environments.
  • MEETS ASME B30.21
  • EXCELLENT CORROSION PROTECTION Robust chain guide and chain stripper made from cast steel and zinc-plated for corrosion protection.
  • 100% LOAD TESTED ZINC CHAIN Protects against corrosion.
  • EASY-TO-INSPECT SWIVEL HOOKS Bolt-on hooks with nylon locks help users comply with ASME B30.21 and B30.10 inspection requirements. Hooks are forged, allowing them to yield under overload without breaking. Cast safety latches provide positive and secure load engagement.
  • INDUSTRY LEADING WARRANTY CM's lifetime warranty on all mechanical components, including the Sidewinder lever handle, is the industry‚Äôs best warranty against manufacturing and material defects. With our 3-year brake warranty, if the brake discs wear out within 3 years from the date of purchase, CMCO will replace the ratchet disc assembly free of charge.
  • EASY IDENTIFICATION Each unit has a unique serial number for easy and accurate identification.