Vertical Plate Lifting Clamp

Our Vertical Plate Lifting Clamps are designed for vertical lifting of steel plates and steel structures.

Model VL or HCO

FEATURES:

  • Prooftested for 2:1 safety factor
  • Available from 0.5 to 12 tonnes
  • Dual cam design
  • Lock open & lock closed
  • Preloaded cams
  • Slim Line models for tight working conditions
  • All parts are replaceable
  • Will lift from FLAT position and VERTICAL position
  • Will flip plates 180° over
  • See Other Clamps for custom vertical lifting options (deep throat, etc)
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Birds Safety Clamps - Vertical Plate Lifting Clamp Vertical Clamp can flip over 180 degreesVertical Clamp maximum recommended rangeDiagram of VL clampBirds Safety Clamps - Vertical Plate Clamp
 

Chart measurements below relate to letters on diagram.
Model # is based on tonnage and jaw size (A). 
1 metric tonne = 2200 lbs / 1 kg = 2.2 lbs / 10 mm = .3937 inches

ModelClamp
Capacity
A
(mm)
B
(mm)
C
(mm)
D
(mm)
E
(mm)
WeightLock
VL-HA .5 tonne 0-22 64 64 133 38 3.5 kg open & closed
VL-HB .5 tonne 0-34 64 64 133 38 3.3 kg open & closed
VL-1A 1 tonne 0-22 64 64 133 38 4.0 kg open & closed
VL-1B 1 tonne 0-34 64 64 133 38 4.0 kg open & closed
VL-2A-SL 2 tonnes 0-34 64 64 133 38 6.6 kg open & closed
VL-2A 2 tonnes 0-41 101 89 197 57 9.0 kg open & closed
VL-2B 2 tonnes 38-69 101 89 222 57 10.5 kg open & closed
VL-3A 3 tonnes 0-41 101 89 197 57 10.5 kg open & closed
VL-3B 3 tonnes 38-69 101 89 222 57 11.8 kg open & closed
VL-4A 4 tonnes 0-53 108 101 228 57 18.2 kg open & closed
VL-4B 4 tonnes 51-95 108 101 279 57 19.5 kg open & closed
VL-4C 4 tonnes 95-139 108 101 324 57 20.9 kg open & closed
VL-6A 6 tonnes 0-53 108 101 228 57 20.0 kg open & closed
VL-6B 6 tonnes 51-95 108 101 279 57 22.3 kg open & closed
VL-6C 6 tonnes 95-139 108 101 324 57 24.5 kg open & closed
VL-8A 8 tonnes 0-66 120 104 263 82 27.3 kg open & closed
VL-8B 8 tonnes 64-114 120 104 311 82 30.5 kg open & closed
VL-8C 8 tonnes 114-165 120 104 368 82 33.6 kg open & closed
VL-10A 10 tonnes 0-66 120 104 263 82 32.7 kg open & closed
VL-10B 10 tonnes 64-114 120 104 311 82 36.4 kg open & closed
VL-10C 10 tonnes 114-165 120 104 368 82 40.0 kg open & closed
VL-12A 12 tonnes 13-79 152 127 302 82 41.8 kg open & closed
VL-12B 12 tonnes 77-133 152 127 362 82 45.9 kg open & closed
VL-12C 12 tonnes 127-184 152 127 413 82 50.9 kg open & closed


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