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WRIGHT® SPEEDWAY® Hoists (1-5 Tons)


Basic Controls

Choose from single, 2-speed, or inverter. Controls are magnetic reversing type, mechanically and electrically interlocked with 115-volt control circuit. All ...Read More

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Push button stations are not furnished as standard equipment with these hoists. Push button station drop of cord & strain ...Read More

Push Button Stations (Optional)
Motor WSH

Standard NEMA C face mounting, TENV, Class F insulation, 30-minute duty motor is provided for standard commercial power supplies. The ...Read More

Gear Train Closeup

Quiet, helical and spur gearing. All gears are machine cut, case-hardened alloy steel with shock-resistant ductile cores. Gearing is designed ...Read More

Gear Train
Bearings - Spider Retainer WWH

Precision heavy-duty ball bearings support all shafts. Bearings at outboard end of shafts are held in place by a heavy-duty ...Read More

Bearings - Spider Retainer
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The large diameter steel drum has machined grooves and large flanges. At least two full turns of rope remain on ...Read More

Load Block

Drop forged heat-treated steel hook swivels 360˚ on a shielded roller thrust bearing and comes equipped with a spring latch. ...Read More

Load Block - Hook
Mechanical Load Brake WSH

Automatic Weston-type multiple disc brake. It can hold a full capacity load independent of motor brake and assures that the ...Read More

Mechanical Load Brake
Motor Brake WWRH

Proven in millions of hours of in-service operation, the original Wright A-C magnet-actuated disc brake delivers rapid stops with virtually ...Read More

Motor Brake
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A gravity-type upper hook travel limit switch is provided. The unit is equipped with an automatic momentary lowering circuit. An ...Read More

Limit Switch
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The trolley frame is built of steel and precision machined to assure proper alignment of trolley wheels and drives.

Trolley Frame
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1 to 2-ton trolley wheels are heat treated gray iron. All other capacities are heat treated steel. Each wheel supported ...Read More

Trolley Wheels
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The trolley drive is a right-angle worm gear reducer fully enclosed with a steel worm and bronze worm designed to ...Read More

Trolley Drive
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Choose from single, 2-speed, or inverter controls. Single and 2-speed controls are available with ACM solid state cushion start for ...Read More

Trolley Controls
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Protects load, hoist and operator by interrupting raising circuit when hoist senses a damaging overload. When lifting circuit is interrupted, ...Read More

Optional Overload Cutoff
Wire Rope Feature

Pre-formed wire rope, of hoisting service construction, has swaged fittings on both ends for ease of replacement.

Wire Rope


WRIGHT® SPEEDWAY® Hoists (1-5 Tons)

Product Overview

Wright® Speedway® Hoists are designed for H4 duty. All Speedway® hoists are engineered to your exact specifications. Choose from Monorail, Close Headroom Cross Mounted, Top Running Trolley or Deck Mounted Hoists as well as Base Mounted Winches. Speedway hoists are designed for operating 30 minutes of each hour with a maximum of 300 starts an hour as defined by Hoist Duty Class H4 of ASME HST-4M.

Wright has been the industry leader in establishing hoist duty ratings and has made certain their hoists met this criteria. The tradition continues with The New Century Series of the Speedway hoist line.

Speedway® Hoists include features like:

  • Mechanical Load Brake
  • Single, Two Speed or VFD Controls
  • Motor Brake
  • Motor Thermostat
  • Overload Cutoff (optional)
  • Other options are available

Wright® Speedway® Hoists offer options for hazardous locations, spark resistant and explosion resistant hoists.


  • Choose 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5 Ton Capacities
  • Standard Speeds and Lifts Readily Available
  • Choose Lug, Plain, Geared, or Motorized Trolley or Deck Mounted
  • Standard Trolley Speeds Readily Available
  • Single and Double Reeved Models Available
  • H4 Duty Class
  • Single or Two Speed Motors
  • Choose 200V, 230V, 460V, or 575V
  • Motor Thermostats
  • Mechanical Load Brake
  • Motor Brake
  • Hook Travel Upper Gravity Limit Switch
  • 115V Control Circuit
  • NEMA 3R Enclosure
  • Machine Cut, Case Hardened, Alloy Steel Gears
  • Largest Oil Bath in Industry
  • Oil Sight Gauge on Housing Cover
  • Rugged, Fluted Aluminum Alloy Housing & Cover
  • Complies with ASME B30.16 and ASME HST 4M Standards


  • Overload Cutoff
  • Geared Limit Switch
  • Motor Fuse Holders and Fuses
  • Variable Speed by Inverter Control
  • Bullard – Type Hook
  • Trolley Modifications & Speeds
  • Operational on Patented Track
  • ACM Trolleys and Brakes
  • Trolley Drop Down Lugs & Bumpers
  • Tagline Tow Arm
  • Epoxy Paints Available
  • Audible or Visual Hoist Overload Indicator
  • Running Time Meter
  • Class I and Class II Hazardous Location Applications – Contact Factory
  • Other Common Options Available
WRIGHT SPEEDWAY Hoists (1-5 Tons)