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  1. Need help choosing the right products? Our blog posts are here to help you!

    Need help choosing the right products? Our blog posts are here to help you!

    Our regular blog posts aim to help you find the right lifting or safe handling products for your workplace. Whether it is new product launches, frequently asked questions or in-depth product guides, we hope you can find the information you need to select the perfect product for your application. But if you don't find the advice you need, please do...
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  2. ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT PORTABLE LIFTING DAVIT CRANE FOR YOUR JOB SITE?

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT PORTABLE LIFTING DAVIT CRANE FOR YOUR JOB SITE?

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT PORTABLE LIFTING DAVIT CRANE FOR YOUR JOB SITE? With literally 100’s of Thern configurations possible, there’s almost certain to be an ideal standard model for your application. Any manufacturer can claim to build a better crane or winch, but THERN backs that claim with a solid reputation for dependable products. With a history spanning...
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  3. 5 Steps to Safer Product Handling

    5 Steps to Safer Product Handling

    Customising a gripper just for you. This is how we do it – from lifting problem to lifting solution! Step 1, You have identified a problem with lifting and moving your products. The example shown above – Lifting glass manually by two people to effortless handling by one person Other examples of products we can tailor lifters for are: Automotive...
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  4. Why YOU Need to install a Safety Pallet Gate

    Why YOU Need to install a Safety Pallet Gate

    Why YOU Need to install a Safety Pallet Gate Mezzbarriers Pallet Gates AT-A-Glance (PDF) – quick overview of types available Safety pallet gates are indispensable safety mechanisms used in warehouses and industrial environments to safeguard personnel working near pallet drop areas. These gates provide a secure barrier, preventing accidental falls and injuries. They are typically equipped with interlocking mechanisms and...
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  5. Need to lift and move loads at different locations?

    Need to lift and move loads at different locations?

    Mobile gantries are widely used in industry with manual or powered hoists for lifting jobs where a temporary or workstation runway structure is required. Mobile gantries are free-standing structures that consist of a runway beam and two supports assembled in a goalpost-like configuration. They are usually mounted on wheels or castors to enable the structure to be relocated by manpower...
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  6. Sack Tip Station - Assessing the Risks

    Sack Tip Station - Assessing the Risks

    Sack tipping stations are designed to provide safe handling for all types of sacks and boxes while controlling and reducing dust emissions. All well and good, but what about getting the sacks safely to the tip station? The sack stations are ergonomically designed to ensure the safe handling of the sacks and boxes, and they come with integrated aspirators and...
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  7. Lifting Clamps and Grabs Guide

    Lifting Clamps and Grabs Guide

    Lifting clamps and grabs are devices that can help you handle and transport heavy or awkward loads, such as metal plates, pipes, drums, girders, and more. There are different types of clamps and grabs for different purposes, such as: Plate clamps: These are used to lift and carry sheets of metal horizontally or vertically. They have a cam and jaw...
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  8. Lifting and Handling Long Loads

    Lifting and Handling Long Loads

    Before lifting or carrying a long load, assess the weight, size and shape of the load, and plan the route and destination. If possible, use a suitable handling aid, such as a trolley, a forklift attachment, or a crane, to reduce the manual handling involved. Handling long loads safely is an important skill to prevent injuries and accidents at work...
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  9. What do I need to know when buying an electric hoist?

    What do I need to know when buying an electric hoist?

    When buying an electric hoist, there are several factors to consider before making a purchase. Electric hoists are devices that use electric motors to easily lift and lower heavy loads. They are commonly used in industrial, construction, and automotive applications. To see our extensive range of electric hoists, please CLICK HERE Some of the factors to consider when buying an...
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  10. Safe Handling of Metal Products

    Safe Handling of Metal Products

    It is important to prevent injuries and accidents in the workplace. Some of the safety tips for handling metal products are: Use the proper equipment for lifting, moving, and storing metal products, such as cranes, hoists, forklifts*, trolleys, slings, clamps, hooks, magnets, and suction lifters. Ensure the equipment suits the load's type, size, shape, and weight. Check the equipment regularly...
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  11. NEW RANGE - Gebuwin Quality Hand Winches

    NEW RANGE - Gebuwin Quality Hand Winches

    Why use Gebuwin Winches Gebuwin winches are high-quality hoisting and pulling equipment used in various industries, such as maritime, mining, agriculture, food, and entertainment. Gebuwin winches are known for reliability, durability, and safety and can handle loads up to 7500 kg. Whether for shipbuilding, offshore, wind farm, or theatre applications, Gebuwin Winches can provide the optimal solution for lifting and...
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  12. Lifting and Handling in the Furniture-Making Industry

    Lifting and Handling in the Furniture-Making Industry

    Lifting and handling in the furniture-making industry is a common and essential task that requires careful planning and execution. Furniture makers often must move heavy, bulky or awkward items such as wood, metal, fabric or finished products. These activities can pose significant risks to the health and safety of workers, customers and the public if not done correctly. Some of...
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