Vacuworx
Vacuworx offers the most comprehensive line of heavy-duty lifting and material handling systems on the market. Our innovative vacuum lifting technology is the safest and fastest method for handling pipe, plate, slab and concrete road barriers.
Vacuworx Lifting Systems are designed for the energy, water and sewer, and road construction industries, as well as airport rehabilitation, in-plant industrial facilities, port facilities, pipe mills, and storage yards.
Uncover a faster, safer and smarter material handling solution with the confidence of Vacuworx Lifting Systems in your field of work today.

Benefits of Vacuworx Lifting Systems

  • Requires half the number of ground personnel vs. conventional methods.
  • Allows project start-to-finish times to be cut by as much as half.
  • Removes ground personnel from hazardous work conditions.
  • Eliminates the need for unsafe lifting mechanisms such as hooks, chains, or slings.
  • Handles a variety of materials with no damage to materials or coatings.

Features

  • Hydraulic rotator allows for 360 degree rotation.
  • Fully self-contained lifters
  • Readily interchangeable vacuum pads with quick fittings for different materials.
  • Materials can be stockpiled without spacers.
  • Operates by wireless remote with optional hard wire control.
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI/ASME standards section B30.20, ASME BTH-1, and AS 4991.
  • CE Certified and OSHA Compliant.
  • Visible and audible alarms warn against low vacuum.
  • Replacement parts and service available for all products.

Lifters can be attached to hydraulic excavators, backhoes, wheel or track type loaders, cranes, pipelayers, forklifts, knuckle booms and numerous in-plant applications.

 








 

Efficient

  • Lifters increase productivity by 7-12 times during load and unload cycles.
  • Vacuum pads have quick fittings and readily interchange to allow for different materials.
  • A 360º hydraulic rotator.
  • Lifters are fully self-contained.
  • Materials can be stockpiled without spacers.
  • Lifters operate by wireless remote control. 

Safe

  • Fewer ground personnel reduces the risk of accident.
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI/ASME standards section B30.20, ASME BTH-1, and AS 4991.
  • CE Certified and OSHA Compliant.
  • Lifts most types of coating with no damage to materials or coatings.
  • Visible and audible alarms warn against low vacuum.

Economical

  • Fewer ground personnel required means lower payroll costs.
  • In some applications certain types of pipe can be joined without additional ground crew.
  • Much quicker and therefore more economical than pipe hooks, pipe forks or pipe tongs.
  • Replacement parts and service available for all products.
   
 

Lifter

Lift Capacities

Pipe Diameter

Dimensions (with Adaptor)

RC-10

22,000 lb (10 tonne)

Pipe from 4" to unlimited
diameter, single or double joints

Length 103"
Height 77"
Width 21"
Weight 2,132 lb

RC-12

26,400 lb (12 tonne)

Pipe from 4" to unlimited
diameter, single or double joints

Length 103"
Height 77"
Width 21"
Weight 2,132 lb

RC-16

35,200 lb (16 tonne)

Pipe from 4" to unlimited
diameter, single or double joints

Length 103"
Height 77"
Width 21"
Weight 2,397 lb