Plate clamps (also known as sheet clamps) make difficult lifts safe and easy and eliminate the need for drilling or creating a hitch. The grip of the plate clamps increases in strength as the weight of the load increases, creating a durable and reliable material handling solution.
We supply a variety of horizontal, and universal plate clamps designed for the effective lifting and turning of steel plates, all at affordable prices. Our plate clamps are engineered to exacting standards to ensure you have a safe and effective clamp, without compromising the materials or quality.
Sheet metal or plates can be unwieldy when you don’t have the right equipment for the job. Standard forklifts or cranes can make it difficult to secure, lift, transfer, or otherwise move metal sheets because of their weight, size, and attachment points or lack thereof.
Plate clamps are primarily used for safely and securely lifting, turning, and transporting sheet metal materials into any position, including rotating them 180 degrees. These clamps can also be used for lifting and turning steel or metal plates and beams. The jaw of the plate clamp essentially has teeth that safely secure the metal plate and enable lifting of the heavy load. With the added benefit of the powerful spring on the clamp, the two objects essentially become one until you’re ready to position your sheet metal in place.
Stratalign offers a range of top quality plate clamps curated for you through our extensive experience in the material handling industry and made by trusted and reliable manufacturers. These include:
Our Universal plate clamp features a durable, all-steel construction, hardened pressure plate, & tongue with a safety lock. Designed to suit a range of beam sizes and can be easily re-positioned, the jaws clamp over lower beam flanges. They enable a simple, quick, and portable means of securely attaching a lifting point on existing beams and are available in 500kg – 5,000kg capacities.
Our horizontal plate clamps come as a pair and feature a compact, Wide Jaw Opening, Steel Construction with a compact, easy to carry size, and durable baked enamel finish; plus, they are lightweight and safe to operate.
As one of New Zealand’s industry experts and leading distributors of material handling equipment, we want to help you to find exactly what you’re looking for while offering you the best price without having to haggle. Stratalign boasts safe, efficient, and economical plate clamps that you can rely on again and again.
Plate clamps can play an important role in many material handling operations; but, as with all heavy machinery, care must be taken to ensure that the appropriate technical limitations of the equipment are respected and its use is as intended.
Our experienced team of engineers and knowledgeable technical staff can help you choose the plate clamp that meets your needs, improving the efficiency and safety of your building site or material handling operation by ensuring you have the ‘right tool for the job.’
Contact us today for a no-obligation consultation and quote.
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