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Looking for the best-in-class all-round Electric Chain Hoist? 

Learn why the Yale CPV fits nearly every 'standard' industrial application. We understand that every application is different so accessorise and customise your Yale Chain Hoist to work for you and your team. Figure out the do's and don't of motorised hoists, what you need to know and consider before you make your first purchase and more.

Drum Handling Trolleys are a core essential when handling heavy drums whether steel or plastic. There's a huge number of them that make up the range we offer, but this blog will walk you through the basics of the operation and why our truck is the best 'essential' solution.

Drum Handling Equipment is constituted according to the standard quality and provides work as per the customers' specifications. Known for industrial features like durability, performance, and long life service. This type of material handling equipment can be bespoke designed as per the client’s choice and work needs or simply off-the-shelf. If a business requirement is the moving, warehousing, and pouring of drums, the right equipment can make a huge difference in the company's success. Using the correct drum handling equipment will also enhance workflow and worker safety. Selecting the best drum handling equi...

The new and improved Flex EX2 system is a series of wireless controls that offer greater performance and features than the first-generation Flex EX radios for the same great value.

In this article we are going to cover the most common FAQ'S we receive when customers are looking for the radio control system. 

In this article we are going to divulge into the world of forklift extensions, we will explain why and how they can benefit you, your workforce and your trucks.

The effortless application of extensions has helped numerous customers in resolving what would of thought to be a big issue on site with a small low cost fix.

Used properly, forklift extensions are a great way to increase productivity. As safety is paramount, we will also give you some tips on ways to ensure you are using them correctly to ensure a safe load.

In this article, we're going to give a closer look as to what an engine crane is and how they work. If you're wondering what an engine crane is, how engine cranes work, where an engine crane is used, or what the design of an engine crane is, you're in the right place.

We're going to be going into detail about all the points above and how you can use one effectively to add more value and efficiency to your business and clients.

If you're reading this because you need an engine crane for your workshop, we offer a range of engine cranes that you can purchase online with ease to solve your business challenges.

If you need an engine crane as a wider solution to your business, you can get in touch with a member of our team at Lifting Equipment Store to discuss how our products can help your business excel.

What is an engine crane?

An engine crane has one role to...

From manual to hydraulic, straddle to standard, adjustable to fixed there are many options available on the market and we ourselves offer a wider range...

 

With that being said we have found that many may not wish for a large robust and chunky stacker, a simple lightweight one will fit the bill perfectly!

 

Introduce the LES Lightweight Aluminium Hand Stacker…

Ratchet straps are one of those everyday items that might not sound like much of a big deal, however, they play an important role in securing cargo and holding down of equipment while being transported.

If you're to buy ratchet straps, it's important for you to know how you can use them both safely and effectively which is why we want to give you a breakdown of what ratchet straps are, how you can use ratchet straps, and when you should replace them.

Here at Lifting Equipment Store, we offer a range of different ratchet straps and if you need ratchet straps for your business, please check out our full product range or contact us to discuss how our business could help you meet your business needs.

What are ratchet straps and what are they used for?

Ratchet straps, which are also known as lashing straps and tie-downs, are mainly used for transportation and are a popular method of holding in...

Several injured and one still believed to be missing following an incident in East London where a tower crane collapsed on to residential homes.

A very real moment less than 12 hours before the beginning of #GLAD2020 (Global Lifting Awareness Day 2020).

Traditional fixed position lifting rings and eyebolts are a thing of the past. Advanced engineering and innovative designs have led riggers to gravitate to a newer more advanced lifting point. Learn more about how Rotational Lifting Points and Swivel Lifting Rings can help you reduce risk whilst making light work of a heavy load. Here's why you should switch from standard eyebolts.

LES recently had the pleasure of producing bespoke lifting accessories for a global market leader in the Aerospace industry. 

The main objective

Lifting and moving of Aircraft Tyres;
After careful and precise measuring a solution was formed and we could begin the procedure to get these Tyres off the ground and into the air! 
The customers’ requirements ‘landed' with us and we were more than willing to take upon the challenge to design and manufacture a bespoke solution to suit the needs and complete the customers repetitive task at hand.