The construction industry is one of the few industries in which both personnel and materials need to be lifted to ever increasing heights. Due to the weight of some of these materials the construction industry is required to use lifting equipment in order to get the job done. We’ve compiled a short list of some of the more widely used lifting equipment below:
Blocks and Hoists:
It’s not uncommon to find many different types of blocks and hoists, however we’re going to be looking the main three; chain blocks, chain lever hoists and scaffold hoists.
Between the three main blocks and hoists almost anything can be lifted to the required height, however it’s important to note that every block is different, it’s vital to consider the lifting capacity and strength of the lifting equipment.
Once you know exactly what you need the next step is sourcing the hoist or block that meets your exact specifications, this is where we step in, LiftingEquipmentDirectUK is able to provide custom tailored lifting equipment to almost any premises, simply give us a call or fill out one of our request forms to get started.
Clamps and Girder Trolleys:
Via the use of clamps lifting equipment can be configured to pick up a wide range of materials, an additional benefit of this type of lifting equipment is that many variations come with some level of adjustability. This adjustability gives you the advantage of using a single piece of equipment in a variety of different situations.
Round slings are a specialized type of lifting equipment that enables a construction company to lift up to 12tons of weight to virtually any height. Once more round slings come in many different variations and the best way to ensure that you get a round sling customer tailored to work alongside your lifting equipment is to fill in one of the forms on various pages across the website.