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Check out our brand new range of Lashing Equipment and load securing gear at http://www.liftingequipmentstore.com/lashing-equipment-257-c.asp

Ratchet Load Binders and Weld on Hooks are currently on sale, stay tuned for more information and new products arriving in the Lashing Gear section.

COMING SOON:

Tie Down Straps, Ratchet Straps, Lashing Chains, Cargo Nets, One-way-straps and more weld-on attachments.

Ratchet Load Binders

Weld-On Hooks

One thing is specifying what your chain hoist must do, another is ensuring that it can be used safely. Both are vital. Get one wrong and you could end up costing your company a wedge of money or worse, a fatal injury.

Safety first!

Before you even begin to question specification for a hoist you should firstly seek the help of a structural engineer. A structural engineer will be able to assist you as to where the hoist can be positioned. If running on a beam the engineer will be able to tell you how big and what type of beam you require in order to lift the desired rate. So to an extent, yes you do have to think about specification, but only brief details such as the maximum capacity to lift.

Am I lifting above heads?

If the answer to this question is YES, then you need to be very careful and ensure you are sold the correctly rated hoist(s). When hoisting above peoples heads (usually in a theatre) by law the hoist is required to conf...

October was an extremely busy month online and at the office of Lifting Equipment Store.

The team have been flat out this month striving to provide the high quality service our customers demand and always receive.

Supply of equipment this month has reached an all time high with global export still showing rapid growth since last month, special projects have included a large export to South Korea of over 30 Yale C85 Ratchet Lever Hoists that are about to be air freighted over to our customer who requires them for an urgent application and did not have time to wait for the more cost effective Sea Freight, we easily and efficiently accommodated his needs.

Closer to home we are proud to have been involved in the supply of drum handling and lifting gear to companies operating on the renovation of Birmingham’s New Street Station; a multi million pound investment that will revolutionise rail travel in and out of Birmingham City Centre, It’s nice to...

Aside from the large range of ‘standard’ UK Made Webbing and Round Lifting Slings we also offer our bespoke custom made Webbing Slings and Round Slings which can be manufactured to your design (or ours) within 48 hours from approval!

Our skilled sales team can turn your design in to a reality at the right price, just because it’s custom does not mean the price is high! Challenge us and find out…

All of our Webbing and Round slings are manufactured with a safety factor of 7:1, we are able to manufacture up to 20 Tonne capacity for custom designs and up to 500 Tonne with standard designs. Each sling is dated upon manufacture and the identification tag shows the loading angles and capacities of the sling for safety purposes and of course we always supply with a certificate of conformity as standard.

Lifting Equipment Store are experts when it comes to supplying Electric Chain Hoist to Nigeria and Africa and have been successfully doing so for over 3 years.

Our fully comprehensive range of electric chain hoists are available in various voltages and formats to suit the southern hemisphere.

We understand that you need your products urgently and that is why we offer our express air freight service on all of our electric chain hoists. Providing your funds have cleared we have the ability to get your hoist to Nigeria and other African countries within 48 hours, now that’s fast!

Our export team takes care of every stage of shipping up to the destination and even handles the import charges upon request. We offer cost effective insurance policies to protect your Electric Chain Hoist while in transit as well as our bespoke export packing service that offers secure ISPM 15 Heat Treated wooden packing crates to securely transport your hoist across the gl...

We are proud to announce our latest offer of up to 20% discount on Yale CPV and CPV/F Electric Chain Hoists.

The Yale CPV hoist is a well respected, quality, robust example of German engineering. This third generation hoist features the latest innovative safety devices that satisfy even the most demanding applications to provide peace of mind.

Act fast and grab yourself a deal today! Call 01384 567430 NOW!

1800kg Hydraulic Furniture Movers- Perfectly suited to Schools, Hospitals, Removal Companies & More!

Our range of Raptor manual and hydraulic Furniture Movers are ideal for moving heavy loads in the workplace, schools, hospitals and pretty much anywhere that a load up to 1800kg needs to be lifted and shifted while staying relatively close to the ground.

We have had many removal companies purchasing these nifty products to make light work of their every day tasks such as lifting and moving heavy wardrobes and furniture which increases the speed at which the workers operate which in turn saves time and money for everyone- meaning your company or organisation becomes more productive.

Manual Furniture Movers- with a single model capacity up to 600kg these manually operated movers can lift up to 300mm from ground level and alike the hydraulic models still allow you to ‘scoop’ up the load, the difference with the manual movers ...

Pewag 2 Leg Chain Sling With Self Locking Hooks

Our services go beyond just the items we supply online and the basic specifications, if you have something out of the ordinary the chances are we can help you. All of our Chain Slings and Lifting Chains are made to order and we can custom manufacture your chains to the precise specifications of your design and incorporate specialist end fittings such as Container Lifting Lugs, Shackles, Chokes, Grabs and much more.

At this current time we only offer grade 8 chains for sale online however we do offer grade 10 and 12 Pewag Lifting Chains offline so please feel free to call for prices. Each assembly is provided with a certificate of conformity and a copy of the safe instructions for loading.

Lifting Equipment Store ship Lifting Sling Assemblies worldwide and can arrange shipping and export paperwork on any order to any country!

Our prices are competitive but do not be fooled- we only supply the ...

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...

We are very proud to be introducing our new ranges of Tractel and Yale Height Safety Equipment which includes everything needed to remain safe at height from Safety Harnesses to Fall Arrest Blocks and Anchorage Devices.

We chose to introduce these two super premium Height Safety brands first to bring you equipment designed for specialist applications as well as standard everyday equipment such as lanyards with carabiners big enough to anchor over a scaffold tube or harnesses designed for rescue, we aim to offer the best quality and the biggest range at the lowest prices. As always we promise to do our best to beat on price and if we don’t, challenge us!

Tractel Harness Kits

Tractel are a hugely popular brand within the height safety world, consider them the Mercedes of the Height Safety world. If Tractel don’t offer it- it probably doesn’t exist! A harness for almost every type of activity at height, check out the HUGE ...