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Lifting Equipment Specialists and Suppliers
Lifting Gear Direct is not just a Supplier - We manufacture too, and offer other material handling equipment
Here at Lifting Gear Direct, we do not only supply a vast range of premium quality products and equipment that's suitable for all professional applications; we also manufacture certain products, bespoke to us such as lifting gantries, jib cranes, lifting beams and lifting dogs etc. All comply to the latest industry standards.
We also have our own team of qualified engineers for breakdowns, repairs and inspections on any equipment.
We pride ourselves on our extensive range of equipment, stocking nearly a thousand different products. We have everything from smaller such as eyebolts and shackles, to items equipped to physically lift heavier loads such as chain blocks, air hoists and lever hoists; these make up part of our hoists & hoisting equipment range.
We also manufacture Crane & lifting gantry systems like jib cranes and mobile gantries as well as supplying workshop floor cranes and lightweight aluminium gantries. Whatever your lifting tackle requirements are, we have the solution.
Our expert team have years of experience providing lifting products and equipment throughout the UK to a wide variety of trades and industries.
Find out more on our about us page.
With a team of in-office customer support agents, sales personnel and electrical and mechanical engineers, we can help you through every part of the process. This includes from the initial discussion on the equipment that you will need, right through to installing, servicing and inspecting your equipment and gear.
Top UK Suppliers of Lifting Equipment
We like to ensure that all of our customers get
expert advice on lifting gear when required. It is just as important
to us, as it is to you that you get the most suitable equipment for
your intended task, so - whether by email, fax or phone a member of
our team will always respond to your request as soon as possible. In
this competitive market, we always aim to supply quality products at the most competitive prices possible and are often
unbeaten on many of our products.
With discount options often
available, we can ensure that you will get the best deal on the
market for your lifting products and equipment. Our mechanical
and electrical engineers are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to
ensure that no matter when you have a problem, we can be there to
help. So make us your one point of call for all your needs.
We stock both our own range of products, which we
manufacture at our on-site facility, as well as robust and reliable
equipment from top branded industry leaders such as Gunnebo
Electric Hoist Importer
As well as being
manufacturers and suppliers of lifting products and equipment we are now also the
premium partner of Delta hoists and import a range of Delta electric
hoist and components into the UK from the Netherlands. We aim to
keep hoists and components in stock for quick delivery, often the
next day, and so our Delta electric hoists range offer a cost
efficient, highly reliable, plug and play hoisting system without the
Using Our Lifting Gear Website
The term lifting equipment covers a monstrous
range of products and it can become very confusing when trying to
find exactly what you are looking for, especially when a website has
so many products on offer like ours. This is often
because products are broken down and listed under sub-category
headings, so unless you know the right term it can be difficult to
We have taken this into consideration and hope you
find our website easy to navigate, many of our customer have said
they like the layered, structural layout.
In short there are just a couple of main
categories - equipment, material handling, height safety and
Servicing inspections, the smallest category. Material
handling has the next fewest sub-categories including forklift
attachments, load moving equipment such as skates and
pallet trucks, and also includes drum handling equipment which
includes drum lifters, drum trucks and forklift truck mounted drum
Our largest category is for equipment
which is sub-divided into smaller segments with options for beam
attachments, for items like beam clamps and trolleys; plate equipment for lifting magnets, and plate
clamps; Other Lifting Clamps & Grabs; Hydraulics for
products including bottle jacks, cylinders and pumps.
Other sub categories include load and force calculation
equipment, wire rope products and winches.
The above are just a few examples; to find the
full list hover over our mega menu at the top of the page in the blue
banner where you will see the main sub categories, click to choose.
You can also use the left side navigation menu, once you have clicked
to a page the full sub-category menu will display on the left.
Please contact us if you have difficulty finding a
particular type of product, we will help you to navigate the site.
As well as our range of products, we offer
servicing and maintenance on all equipment, site inspections,
testing and the initial setup of equipment, as well as delivery using
our well-connected distribution network. As we are perfectly placed
in the centre of the United Kingdom, based in the West Midlands, we
can provide swift and efficient delivery and repairs to all corners
of the UK. We also offer advice and information on vital things to
consider within the lifting and equipment industry, such
as height safety and its rules and regulations.
Our Custom Lifting Products
Customers of Lifting Gear Direct can enjoy a
completely tailor made service when they order our own brand of products. Our line up is especially impressive given the amount of
customisation that is achievable. Take our jib cranes, for example.
You can order this type of equipment in a number of different
configurations to suit the kind of lifting operations you want to
complete and the space you have available on-site. Our over braced
jib cranes are ideal in settings where overhead obstacles are not an
issue. You will be able to use the full run of the beam to manoeuvre
any attachments you pick and shift loads more efficiently as a
result. Our under braced swing jibs are more compact, but can still
be selected with different beam lengths, lifting heights and
accessories. For even more lifting flexibility, we also produce
mobile gantry cranes. This range is just as customisable as its
counterparts, yet gives you the additional convenience of being able
to reposition your equipment by rolling it into place on the
included heavy duty castors. Our light weight, customisable aluminium
gantries should also catch the attention of customers with specific
needs to fulfil. This range is less susceptible to corrosion than
similarly specified equipment, while also being sturdy enough
to brush off the wear and tear of regular use.
To make the most of your equipment needs, you
need accessories that will let you use it efficiently and safely.
We can help you order all of the add-ons and extras
that will round out your assembly perfectly. Our shackle range
exemplifies this, with general purpose stainless steel units sitting
happily alongside special shackles that are designed to fulfil a
unique role in a particular context. We also stock snatch
blocks and sheave blocks, bringing you the best lifting solutions you
never knew you needed and providing them at a competitive price
point. If you are in need of a gin wheel or rope pulley to top off
your equipment configuration, just as LGD and we will talk
you through your options.
Our Brand Partners
We understand that a lot of our customers are
familiar with and loyal to specific brands, which
is why you will find so many of the biggest and best names in the
business on our site. You can shop by brand if you want to limit your
product search to only include items that originate from a given
manufacturer. This should save you a lot of time. Of course
Lifting Gear Direct is a brand in its own right and if you are
interested in all of the different products and extras we
manufacture in-house, you can seek out these special products right
here. You can rely on our impressive reputation and long experience
in the industry, including our understanding of
safety, to lift us above our rivals and make your life easier.
Some pages of our website already have videos
incorporated with more in the production process. We now also have
our very own channel where you can view
all of our videos in one place.
We have videos about eye bolts and swivel eye
bolts, lifting gantry, block and tackle, lifting slings, crane scales, load restraints, electric hoists and many more.
Be sure to check it out by clicking on the link
below, and like our videos which are all filmed and produced
completely by a member of our team.
Keeping up-to-date with Lifting Gear Direct
We're regularly sourcing new equipment, assessing
our work processes, exploring new developments in the market or even
expanding our own company. Make sure to keep up with the latest
updates, news and insights into the lifting industry from us at
Lifting Gear Direct here. You can see the latest posts from us
on the blog page, and be sure to follow us on our social channels by
following the links at the bottom of the page.
Have a question about our products?
If you're interested to know more about us, have a question about a particular product or
service that we offer, or just want a chat, please do get in touch
with us here or call us on 01384 76961.
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