Multi Trolley Furniture Mover

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.

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Demag Manulift Electric Chain Hoist

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.

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Vacu-Lift Celebrate 50 Years in Vacuum Lifting Equipment

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.

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4 Tips on Selecting the Right Lifting Equipment

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.

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3 Things all Tradesmen Know about Working Outdoors

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.

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Tips for the Safe Use of Vacuum Lifters

Vacuum lifting equipment is extremely useful for handling heavy or unwieldy loads. However, it is important that it is used safely. Here’s a quick overview of the general rules for the safe use of vacuum lifting equipment.

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The Highs of DIY – Staying Safe

DIY jobs can involve working at height. Painting and decorating, window cleaning, gutter repairs, clipping hedges, pruning trees – all can have you dangling off the end of a ladder and wondering “Is this really such a good idea?”

Here are six simple tips for keeping yourself safe.

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Safety Tips for Operating Vacuum Lifting Equipment in Winter

As the summer disappears and the winter weather approaches, it’s time to consider how to use your vacuum lifting equipment safely out on site, regardless of the conditions.

Here are some tips on how to keep calm and carry on lifting, whatever the weather.

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Lifting Equipment 101

If your trade means that you are regularly working outdoors, it is important that you are fully kitted out with the appropriate lifting equipment. Having good quality and reliable equipment will ensure that your loads are safely lowered and lifted, whatever the outdoor conditions.

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Ensure Your Loads are Safe with a Crane Scale

When operating lifting equipment, it is imperative that you are aware of the weight of your load – particularly when lifting cumbersome or heavy loads – and with good reason.

Cranes, hoists, slings and other types of lifting equipment all have their own safe working load, which is a limit on the total weight they can safely lift without negatively impacting the equipment, running the risk of damaging the load or even being a risk to the health and safety of the operative.

Oftentimes, common sense will dictate that a load is safe (for example, lifting a small load of polycarbonate chairs on a crane or hoist capable of lifting in excess of lifting 500kg). However, there will be instances when it’s not entirely clear whether a load will be within the Safe Working Load limits – which is where crane scales come in.

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