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Bottle Jacks are a type of universal jacking device that can be used in a countless number of lifting applications and are most commonly found in car boots to help one change a tyre roadside. The compact dimensions make them ideal for including in automotive tool kits and easy to store.

The Bottle Jack operates by lifting a steel ram with hydraulic pressure that is built up in the cylinder by operating the hand pump, as this raises the cylinder the load will be lifted. In order to insert the jack there must be sufficient clearance, should this be limited a Toe Jack might be a good alternative option.

There are so many types of Bottle Jacks on todays market and we offer one to suit every budget, big or small. Our best selling range is the Yale brand which are manufactured from top quality materials and are built to stand up to intense operation. The Yale range offers Bottle Jacks with a capacity up to 50 Tonnes which makes them ideal for all types of applicat...

Bottle Jacks- the neat small but mighty everyday lifting solution made up of a hydraulic ram and ‘pump’ mechanism, Bottle Jacks can be manufactured to lift up to 60 Tonnes which as I am sure you can appreciate is big enough to lift up most cars (and lorries) on the road.

Many cars these days are already equipped with a basic type of jack, sometimes a bottle jack but often a very difficult to use and flimsy jack, why not replace it for something that is easy to use, reliable and safe such as robust Bottle Jack which will save you time and effort when changing that wheel when your in that mad rush to get to your board meeting without time to wait for road-side assistance. -It happens all the time, or maybe your off road or stuck in a rut somewhere, a small and cost effective bottle jack could save your hours and a fortune in expensive recovery costs, idea for the DIY lover and anyone concerned about safety when on or off road.

We offer an extensive rang...

No matter if you are a professional mechanic or a car repair enthusiast that likes to do all their car repair work themselves, doing any type of car servicing work without the right tools can be impossible. Especially if you are working on the car’s engine, because there is no way you can lift the engine block with your bare hands. Luckily there are certain instruments that you can use to help you with this task, these tools are called engine hoists. And to help you find the right engine hoist for you and the kind of work you are going to be doing using the hoist, let’s look at various different engine hoist types and what kind of projects they are best suited for.

 

Ratchet Lashings make loads safe to transport on the back of trucks, trailers and lorries alike, not just that but even in the boot of your car or van by securing goods to the transport bed.

In this article, we outline the details of how they operate, when it's safe to use and the various different types. Still got questions? Pick up the phone and talk to the LES team today.