Category Archives: Safety
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.