Welcome to our Material Handling Solutions page.
Material handling refers to the moving and transportation of goods from one place to another. The majority of industries and workplaces, large and small will use some form of material handling equipment to aid in the movement of materials.
Lifting Gear Direct can offer simple, cost effective solutions to your material handling processes; we supply a wide range of material handling equipment suitable for both larger industrial purposes and smaller workshop of factory use.
We have three main categories of material handling equipment to choose from;
Drum Handling Equipment
Drum handling or barrel handling equipment are most commonly used in the construction and brewery industries, but can be seen anywhere that drums and barrels are handled on a regular basis. Within our drum handling range we offer drum lifting equipment suitable for attaching to a forklift truck, as well as models which attach to both cranes and forklifts. We can also supply many types of drum lifters, drum tongs and drum trucks, in fact, everything you need for solving your drum handling requirements can be found here.
Forklift Accessories & Attachments
If you already own a forklift truck then you could greatly enhance its use with one of our fork accessories. We have forklift hook attachments which simply turns your truck into a mini crane. We have forklift Jib arms which also turn the truck into a crane though with a much larger reach. Our forklift extensions are perfect for transporting wider loads and our range of tipping skips are used in numerous areas, such as production and storage areas and construction sites, they are also great for keeping the workplace clean if used for waste removal as they are easy to tip and empty.
Load Moving Equipment
Moving more modest loads around which are too heavy for most people, yet not large enough for the larger material handling equipment require something a little different. Our load moving equipment range includes scissor lift tables which are great at the end of a workbench, they can be highered or lowered to specific levels enabling east transferral of items between surfaces of varying heights. Load moving skates can be very useful gadgets to keep around, even in smaller offices, they are perfect for moving furniture as well as a host of other objects. Probably the most popular piece of load moving equipment is the pallet truck which enable easy moving of loads on a pallet, even in tight spaces.