MEMBER NEWS: Specialist material handling equipment manufacturer Safelift Offshore launch Big Bag Spreader frame design

June 1, 2021
MEMBER NEWS: Specialist material handling equipment manufacturer Safelift Offshore launch Big Bag Spreader frame design

Aberdeenshire-based AREG member Safelift Offshore have recently introduced a Big Bag Spreader Frame which represents an optimised handling solution for all bulk material handling operations and has been specially engineered for use in demanding Marine / Offshore energy industry applications.

Incorporating design features that ensure full load stability & control plus easy to use oversized spring loaded Safety Hooks for quick attachment of the bulk bag, the Big Bag Spreader Frame offers safe performance including a SWL capacity of 2000 kgs but with a small size & self-weight and a competitive price point.

A high quality proprietary 3-coat Marine / Offshore corrosion resistant paint specification & finish is utilised and each unit is individually load tested, NDT inspected & fully certified.

Part of Safelift’s comprehensive Materials Handling range of equipment, other capacities or dimensions can be accommodated on request.

Commenting on the launch of the product, Group Sales Manager Hugh Ramsay said: “The company listened to customer feedback on the shortcomings of existing product configurations and the difficulties routinely faced during operations to handle bulk bags and have developed a design which in comparison offers the user significantly enhanced levels of efficiency & safety.”

Further details may be found in the “Featured Products” section on the Home Page of the company’s website or contact the firm for more information.

Safelift was established in 1994 and now employs circa 45 people.

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