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Lifting Equipment

Lifting Equipment



















Our lifting equipment handling equipment is made from the highest quality materials making it able to handle the most demanding tasks. Our equipment comes in different weight limit loads to meet your specific requirements. The equipment can be separated into the following categories:

Pallet trucks

Pallet trucks are used to quickly and easily move pallets. Our trucks come in 2000kg and 2500kg weight limit loads and have three position levers for ease of use.

Drum lifter

Drum lifters are used to lift and move steel drums of various sizes. Our 1000kg weight limit drum lifter has an easy to attach mechanism making it safe and secure to transport drums.


Shackles can be used for linking chains together or adding equipment to the chain as it offers a secure and strong opening and closing mechanism.

Steerable skates

Steerable skates are used to move heavy objects. Loads can be lifted by using the roller crowbar or a jack, while its turntable mechanism allows you to move the contents with ease.

Chain hoists and trolleys

Chain hoists are used for lifting heavy goods, installing machinery and dragging loads, while girder trolleys are used to transport heavy goods along girder monorails.

Lifting clamps

Horizontal lifting clamps are used for lifting and transporting sheet materials, steel beams and sagging plates, while the vertical lifting clamps are used for vertical lifting and turning plates over.

Weld on hook

Weld on hooks are used to add fixed anchor points where they are required, for example on vehicles, excavators, and spreader beams. Our weld on hooks are available in 1000kg to 8000kg weight limit loads.

Winches and pulleys

Winches and pulleys are used for a whole range of lifting and transporting applications.

Hand pulley blocks are made to be used with steel wire rope and fibre rope and offer a weight capacity of 500kg to 6400kg.

Our unshelled cable grips allow non-slip grip on wire ropes, cables and metal rods without causing damage. These are made from iron and offer a weight capacity of 500kg to 3000kg.

Brake hand winches are used to pull or lift loads and come offer a weight capacity of 180kg to 820kg.

Eye bolts

Eye bolts are used together with other lifting equipment to hoist heavy items that cannot be lifted by hand or forklift truck. The eyebolts we offer are heat treated and made of tensile steel.

Mechanical steel jacks

Mechanical steel jacks are used for lifting industrial applications. We offer steel jacks with a weight range limit of 1500kg to 20,000kg.

If you need more information about any of our hoisting and material handling products then you can contact us here.



About us

The Ratchet Shop is a family run business that is well known for selling high quality construction goods. We stock a wide range of Lifting, Lashing and Towing products. Our lifting products consist of Horizontal and Vertical Lifting Clamps, Chain Hoists and Trolleys, Winches and Pulleys, Drum Lifters, Webbing and Round Slings and a wide range of Lifting Chains.

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The Ratchet Shop, Nutting Grove, Upend, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9PL
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