This is the smallest hand chain hoist in the world! Due to its lightweight and compact design, the CX Mini Hand Chain Hoist is a great fit for a variety of light-duty lifting jobs. Though rated at just 1/4T, this small hoist is built like bigger, heavier-duty units. It features an aluminum body with a steel frame, and Grade 100 nickel-plated load chain...the hand chain is stainless steel. It is ideal for a variety of industrial uses and fits nicely into a tool box or even a tool belt (convenient for those working at height).