Distributor Toolkit

How to Spec A Vacuum Tube Lifter

To measure for a vacuum tube, you will need to know the following:

  • Ceiling height
  • Height of the product stacked
  • Minimum and maximum height of lifting to and from
  • Distance the product is being moved
  • Weight of the product
  • Material that wraps around or contains the product

Identify Applications

To best identify a need for a vacuum tube lifter, you will need to:

  • Be provided a walk through of the company’s facility.
  • Scout out workers manual lifting heavy items.
  • Spot areas where a vacuum lifter could reduce worker fatigue and increase productivity.
  • Recognize multiple need points to suggest multi-unit sales.

Mechanics of Vacuum Lifter

Each of the six VLS vacuum tube lifter systems is made of the following components:

  • Pump – Power Unit
  • Lift Tube Assemby
  • In-line Filtration System
  • Crushproof suction hose with screw cuffs for sure seal connections
  • Standard and custom attachments

Features include:

  • Angle Adapter
  • Universal Joint
  • Bottom swivel for 360 degree rotation of load
  • Bleed off valves
  • Mechanical lifting devices
  • Heavy duty filters and elements for harsh environments
  • Lift tube cover
  • Acoustical hood for power unit
  • Extra length extended handle