Category Archives: Safety

Vacuum Stations – A Clever Design

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.       … Continue reading

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Are Your Height Safety Team Safe?

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 … Continue reading

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NEW – Tawi Mobile VacuEasylift Vacuum Hoist

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 … Continue reading

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Successful MACH Exhibition

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 … Continue reading

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We are exhibiting at MACH 2018

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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