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Hoists for Sale (182)

United Rentals offers a large selection of used hoists for sale, including chain hoists and engine hoists. Each type has unique benefits and availability depending upon your needs. Chain hoists are the most common type of hoist for performing work in construction, manufacturing and industrial settings. Engine hoists are more popular in warehouses, manufacturing settings and around heavy equipment. Check out the large inventory of engine hoists available for sale below. For more information and to purchase any of these types of used hoists, contact your local United Rentals branch.

FAQs About Hoists for Sale

Where do you buy used chain hoists?

  • United Rentals offers chain hoist sales at local United Rentals branches across the country. To purchase a chain hoist or find out availability, please contact your local branch or filter by your location to see used hoists available near you.

How do I hang a chain hoist?

  • After purchasing a chain hoist, you will need to hang it from a sturdy brace like a steel I-beam. The chain should be hanging as high as possible and clear of the working area.

What is the difference between a crane and a hoist?

  • A chain hoist is used for lifting and pulling, while a crane is typically the choice for heavier loads. A chain hoist has a chain or wire rope that runs through a sheave to lift and pull items, whereas a crane uses steel cables.