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Vacuum Kerb Grab

Vacuum Kerb Grab

Handy, powerful and cordless Vacuum lifting devices for the laying of dense stone slabs, concrete elements, pipes and similar, are a revolutionary step forward in groundwork production. 

Designed to minimise down time to finger and hand injury commonly found with other manual kerb lifting devices.

For further information please fill in the form below or call our sales team on 01375 366888.

 

 

Vacuum Stonemagnet SM
Vacuum Stonemagnet SM

Handy, powerful and cordless Vacuum lifting device for the laying of dense stone slabs, concrete elements, pipes and similar.

The stone magnet can be used on all types of lifting equipment.

  • Specially designed and equipped for heavy duty work.
  • For special purposes, different suction plates are available.

Standard Specifications:

  • Robust and compact main body, with integrated suspension for crane hook and quick change device for the suction plate.
  • Powered by a rechargeable and exchangeable 12 volt battery. Power saving control system make the battery last for one whole working day. Battery charge indicator shows how charged the battery is.
  • Security features: Flashing light to warn of low under pressure, automatic control system to start the vacuum pump after start of loss of pressure, manometer and a high volume vacuum storage tank.
  • Standard suction plate 580 x 280 mm with special seal system, exchangeable within seconds without the use of glue or tools. No damage to the seal when setting on sharper edges for long time (no "supports" necessary).

Special Features:

The SM is equipped with 2 vacuum pumps as standard. When handling dense products, only one pump is used. On slightly porous material, or when quick cycle time is required the second pump can be switched on.

For further information please click the 'enquire' button below and fill out the form or call us on 01375 366888.

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VPH150
VPH150

Flexible and powerful hand operated laying device for dense products, such as granite or high quality concrete elements up to 150kg.

Consists of the following components:

  • Vacuum pump unit with manometer, and suction force indicator, battery charging indicator and an on/off switch. Complete detachable unit, can also be mounted on other devices.
  • Powered by rechargeable battery 12V. Special energy saving automatic allows a full day of laying operation without the need of recharging.
  • Handle for 2 man operation, handles height and width adjustable to accommodate with different laying tasks.
  • Suction plate.

Special features:

  • Special seal, consisting of 2 components for optimised sealing. Even when the suction plate is sitting on sharp edges for a long time, no permanent marks are left in the seal.
  • Therefore no "foldable rests" are necessary to safe-guard the seal.
  • The seal can be exchanged without glue and any tool within 1 minute.
  • Delivery includes high tech battery charger to avoid over-charging (plug for connecting the battery charger fixed in the housing of the pump unit).
  • Additionally equipped with lifting eyelet for crane hook (only allowed to work near the ground!).

For further information please click the 'enquire' button below and fill out the form or call us on 01375 366888.

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Stone Magnet Trolley
Stone Magnet Trolley

The UM is an installation dolly, that can easily handle concrete and natural stone up to 150kg.

  • Increased efficiency on site, as it is a one person operation.
  • Physical stain is reduced, as the load is transferred to the UM
  • Due to special ram operated boom, loads can be picked up from approximately 900mm high.

Basic Version, Standard Specifications:

  • Large pneumatic wheels, 400mm diameter ensures easy manoeuvring of the UM.
  • Adjustable wheel distances from 610mm to 905mm outside measurement.
  • Supported by steering wheel, incorporating safety brake.
  • Easily adjustable handles and boom, ensure optimum working conditions, for different weights & sizes.
  • Easily operated due to gas filled ram with integrated control handle.

For further information please click the 'enquire' button below and fill out the form or call us on 01375 366888.

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Vacuum Kerb Stone Installation Machine Jumbo BV
Vacuum Kerb Stone Installation Machine Jumbo BV

For extremely easy kerb installation and optimal logistics. 

Distribution and installation in one manoeuvre, means efficient working practice as well as a healthier one for your workers.

  • Suitable for attaching to any type of wheel loader with a fork-lift carrier.
  • The Jumbo BV is secured to the fork-lift carrier by means of clamping prongs, and is equipped with its own distance adjustable fork prongs.
  • The complete pack of kerbs is carried on the machine.
  • A simple movement of the vacuum switch activates the smooth and quick suction, lifting, lowering and laying of kerb stones.
  • Easily capable of installing 300 metres per day.

available accessories

For further information please click the 'enquire' button below and fill out the form or call us on 01375 366888.

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