The normal design for a vacuum lifter combines the ‘vacuum creating’ part, normally a pump and motor unit, with the suction foot. The device can then be suspended from a hoist or crane, for lifting the product.
However, this design has two potential problems:
The average weight of males in North Western Europe has increased over the last 30 years so, when using height safety equipment, its important that you check the operatives weight including tools. If this exceeds 100 kg, you are required to use PPE that is suitable for weights above 100 kg according to CNB/P/11.062.
The element with the lowest capacity always determines the maximum capacity of the entire height safety system. Tractel, is the first to supply a complete range of 150 kg rated height safety equipment that meets European regulations.
You can buy the new ‘High Capacity’ range here at Anglia Handling Services.
You can view the entire safety presentation here:
Tawi have designed a very clever mobile VacuEasylift vacuum hoist that is ideal as an order picker for lifting goods from racking and also unloading containers.
The tube type lifter works in the same way as the original static version but uses a battery operated pump and motor unit.
The mobile function is via a separate truck that could be a forklift or just a pallet truck to move it into position.
View the VacuEasylift vacuum hoist here:
We had an excellent week exhibiting at the MACH 2018 with a good flow of visitors and a lot of interest in our vacuum lifting equipment. Andreas Schlickmann, the owner of Vacu-Lift, flew over from Germany to join us for a couple of days.
We had many enquiries for our self-suction vacuum lifters to lift sheet steel onto Laser, Plasma and Water Jet machines. We also had enquiries for vacuum devices to lift bags, blocks of cheese, steel beams and stone blocks amongst other things.
View our range of vacuum lifting equipment here:
We are exhibiting our Self-Suction VacuLifter vacuum lifting equipment at MACH 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham. Manufactured by Vacu-Lift in Germany, who are celebrating 50 years in business, we can offer a large standard range of self-suction, battery and mains powered units as well as bespoke solutions. If you can, please come and see us.
Dates: Monday 9th – Friday 13th April
Stand Number: H7-122
The Multi Trolley lets ONE person single-handedly move heavy, awkward items of home and office furniture, such as desks, sofas and beds, without any heavy lifting.
The Multi Trolley eliminates the need for 2 operators, so it will save you time and money but more importantly, move items safely without any back injuries!
Ideal for removal companies, schools, offices, hospitals, libraries as well as many other applications.
Until now, Demag have offered their Manulift electric chain hoist in lifting capacities up to 250 kg. The range has now been extended to an increased lifting capacity of 500 kg.
The Demag Manulift has the lifting controls combined in the hook block to allow for one handed operation to control the lifting/lowering and also the position of the load. This design makes the hoist ideal for ‘pick and place’ operations on a production line.
Vacu-Lift, our vacuum lifting equipment manufacturer, based in Emsdetten in Germany, has recently celebrated 50 years in business. In doing so they have created a new company video depicting some of their story with some very interesting early photos and footage.
Keeping your staff safe on site – and working to their full potential – is not only about procedures and systems. It can sometimes come down to selecting the right equipment to get the job done efficiently and carefully.
When it comes to choosing and using lifting equipment, you need to be sure your choices get the job done swiftly, without any risk to your team or site infrastructure and materials.
From fearing being rained off to having a scaffolding-related nightmare to tell, anyone who has ever worked outdoors in the construction industry will know the highs and the lows of the trade.