Spider by Safway Group
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The SC40 is Spider's original electric traction hoist and is known for its proven reliability in rental fleets.

Modular construction allows for quick assembly and easy use, inspection and maintenance (with 2 bolt disassembly).

Spider equipment has been used by various contractors and subcontractors including caulkers, glazers, inspectors, iron workers, marine contractors, masons, painters and waterproofers, and has consistently exceeded their expectations.

The typical assembly of this hoist model is on a modular platform, a work cage and as a material hoist.

Can be combined with a variety of stirrups and platforms
Unit of Measure



N/A Electric


N/A 1.5 hp 208/230 V 3 Ph 60 Hz


N/A 6 A

Gross Load Capacity

N/A 1500 lb680.4 kg


N/A 15 x 17 x 22 in381 x 437 x 559 mm

Short Frame Weight

N/A 123 lb55.8 kg

Long Frame Weight

N/A 133 lb60.3 kg

Travel Speed

N/A 35 ft/min10.7 m/min

Voltage Options

N/A 208V Three phase

Wire Rope Diameter

N/A 5/16 in8 mm


N/A Aluminum and Steel

Optional Accessories

N/A , Mid-Assembly Arc Guard
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Insulated Wire Rope Assembly
, Traction Hoist Arc Guard Assembly, SC30/SC40
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Wire Rope Assemblies
, Hoist Cover - SC30/SC40
, Long Frame
, Short Frame
, Slack Rope Brake Assembly


UL Certifications

Key Features

Key Features

  • Electromagnetic primary brake
  • Built-in secondary overspeed brake
  • Emergency stop button
  • Full power cut-off switch
  • Overload sensor
  • Hour meter
  • Power indicator light
  • Tolerant light touch reeving system
  • Controlled descent at half rated speed during power loss
  • Available in rental fleet only