Hoist Monitors


Diagnostics that take the safety, maintenance and performance of the
Spacemaster® SX hoists to new heights.

The HoistMonitor can be added to the Spacemaster® SX hoist controls to assist in the safe operation, maintenance and performance of the hoist and crane by constantly monitoring and recording selected functions.

Three HoistMonitor configurations are available: the basic HoistMonitor; HoistMonitor Select and HoistMonitor Elite.

In addtion, various options are available for each of the configurations. Refer to the Spacemaster® SX Wire Rope Hoist Technical Guide for detailed function descriptions. The HoistMonitor Select and the HoistMonitor Elite can be used individually or jointly to provide customized functionality.

R&M Material Handling is now offering the HoistMonitor as part of the option list for its RX and QX quick delivery programmes, to improve end-user efficiency.


The basic functions of the HoistMonitor are

  • Overload protection
  • Run and fault supervision
  • Ensuring hoist starts and stops in slow speed
  • Sudden loading supervision


Additional functions of the HoistMonitor Select are:

  • All functions of the basic HoistMonitor
  • Safe-working-period percentage (SWP %)
  • Number of hoist starts - both directions
  • Hours of hoist run time - both directions
  • Hoist cycle counter
  • Mean load calculation
  • Brake safe-working-period percentage


Additional functions of the HoistMonitor Elite are:

  • All functions of the basic HoistMonitor
  • Common hoist supervision - simultaneous hoist starts / stops
  • Intermediate load limit settings (3 step)
  • Summing overload protection
  • CAN bus

The HoistMonitor Elite is only used when two or more hoists
(5 maximum) operate together.


  • Slack rope supervision
  • Bridge-mounted load display
  • Overload indication light and / or horn
  • Bridge / trolley run time
  • LCD display available on an optional RaCon® Series II Radio Control