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Construction & Remodeling | Product Lines | Vacuum Cups & Vacuum Lifters for Architectural Panels & Glass

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Vacuum Cups & Vacuum Lifters for Installing Architectural Panels, Curtainwalls & Glass.Installing architectural panels, curtainwalls and other glass products can present a challenge for contractors. That's why Wood's Powr-Grip® is pleased to offer a selection of below-the-hook vacuum lifters, hand-held vacuum cups and other products that are specifically designed to make handling these materials more efficient, ergonomic and safe. WPG products utilize the power of vacuum to lift, maneuver and transport loads. Unlike traditional handling methods, Powr-Grip's vacuum attaching equipment provides a convenient and secure way to move constructions materials, with little risk of damage or injury.
  • Quick attachment and release to increase productivity.
  • No wrestling with slings or hooks that can damage materials and slow installation.
  • Attach directly to the face of panels or glass, keeping edges free for exact placement.
  • Avoid the expense and inconvenience of scaffolding or scissor lifts.
Whether you are loading curtainwall sections for transport to the job site, installing architectural panels, or glazing multi-story buildings, Wood's Powr-Grip makes your job faster and easier with a broad range of hand-held vacuum cups and below-the-hook vacuum lifters.

 BELOW-THE-HOOK VACUUM LIFTERS

Wood's Powr-Grip Vacuum Lifters for Installing Architectural Panels.


Description & Typical Applications

All WPG Vacuum Lifters for Installing Architectural Panels
  
(Load Capacities from 600 lbs [270 kg] to 1200 lbs [545 kg])
  • Lift, tilt and install metal roof panels.  
  • Lift, tilt and install metal wall panels.  
  • Install insulated panels in upright horizontal orientation.
  • Install composite panels in upright vertical orientation.
  • Install cold storage materials.
Benefits
  • Various frame configurations enable the operator to handle a wide variety of panel sizes and shapes.
  • Ergonomic design helps prevent operator fatigue and avoid operator injury.
  • Vacuum pads will not mark or damage most surfaces.
  • Standard or available closed cell foam pad rings enable attachment on panels with surface texture.
  • Standard or available Dual Vacuum System helps reduce risk of falling loads.
  • On-board DC power system enables cord-free operation at the job site.
  • Compliant with relevant CE and/or ANSI standards.

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Wood's Powr-Grip Vacuum Lifters for Installing Curtainwalls & Glass.


Description & Typical Applications

All WPG Vacuum Lifters for Installing Curtainwalls and Glass
  
(Load Capacities from 300 lbs [135 kg] to 3400 lbs [1540 kg])
  • Transport large, heavy glass and curtainwall sections effortlessly on the job site.  
  • Glaze multi-story buildings or construct curtainwalls.
  • Perfect for sloped glazing or fenestration at any angle.
  • Install skylights and solar panels of practically any shape or size.
Benefits
  • Various frame configurations enable the operator to handle a wide variety of glass sizes and shapes.
  • Ergonomic design helps prevent operator fatigue and avoid operator injury.
  • Vacuum pads will not mark or damage most surfaces.
  • Standard or available closed cell foam pad rings enable attachment on glass with surface texture.
  • Standard or available Dual Vacuum System helps reduce risk of falling loads.
  • On-board DC power system enables cord-free operation at the job site.
  • Compliant with relevant CE and/or ANSI standards.

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 HAND-HELD VACUUM CUPS  

Wood's Powr-Grip Hand-Held Vacuum Cups for Installing Architectural Panels.


Description & Typical Applications

All WPG Hand-Held Vacuum Cups for Installing Architectural Panels
(Load Capacities from 40 lbs [18 kg] to 175 lbs [79 kg] per Vacuum Cup)
  • Set roof panels into position.
  • Set wall panels into position.
  • Set cold storage panels into position.
  • Set insulated panels into position.
  • Construct a pole barn.
  • Construct a steel building.
  • Tie off control lines to metal panels.  
Benefits
  • Enables ergonomic handling and proper lifting technique for heavy, awkward panels.
  • Helps prevent worker fatigue and avoid worker injury.
  • Vacuum pad will not mark or damage most surfaces.
  • Rapid apply and release times increase worker productivity.
  • Patented red-line indicator alerts worker of any significant vacuum loss, reducing the risk of dropped loads.
  • Check valve allows vacuum cup to be repumped without releasing it from the material.
  • Available Audio Alarm alerts user of any significant loss in vacuum.
  • High-quality, industrial strength construction for durability.

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Wood's Powr-Grip Hand-Held Vacuum Cups for Installing Curtainwalls & Glass.


Description & Typical Applications

All WPG Hand-Held Vacuum Cups for Installing Curtainwalls and Glass
(Load Capacities from 40 lbs [18 kg] to 175 lbs [79 kg] per Vacuum Cup)
  • Put a handle where you need it on flat glass, curved glass, and even pattern glass.
  • Install any glass product that can be lifted manually.  
  • Handle curtainwall components of nearly every size and shape.  
  • Handle products made of Plexiglass®, Lexan® and virtually all other nonporous construction materials.
Benefits
  • Enables ergonomic handling and proper lifting technique for heavy, awkward glass products.
  • Helps prevent worker fatigue and avoid worker injury.
  • Vacuum pad will not mark or damage most surfaces.
  • Rapid apply and release times increase worker productivity.
  • Patented red-line indicator alerts worker of any significant vacuum loss, reducing the risk of dropped loads.
  • Check valve allows vacuum cup to be repumped without releasing it from the material.
  • Available Audio Alarm alerts user of any significant loss in vacuum.
  • High-quality, industrial strength construction for durability.

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OTHER PRODUCTS FOR ARCHITECTURAL PANELS & GLASS

Wood's Powr-Grip Eazi Lifter Window Crane.


Description & Typical Applications

WPG Eazi Lifter Window Crane

220 lbs [100 kg] Load Capacity)
  • Lift architectural panels in buildings up to three stories high.
  • Remove and install windows safely with just one or two workers.   Video of Wood's Powr-Grip Eazi Lifter Window Crane in Action.
  • Install curtainwall sections easily on any job site, including those with muddy ground, tripping hazards, or slopes that prevent safe use of access equipment.
Benefits
  • Installs windows above ground level with maximum efficiency and minimum operator effort.
  • Eliminates trips, falls and strains from carrying architectural glass up ladders or stairs.
  • Avoids expense and inconvenience of scaffolding, scissor lifts or other access equipment.
  • Increases productivity and profits, while reducing the risk of worker injuries and lost time.
  • Easily clears porches, ledges and landscaping obstacles with supplied control straps.

model:
EL Series


Ladder Lift Manufactured by Wood's Powr-Grip


Description & Typical Applications

WPG Ladder Lift
(185 lbs [85 kg] Load Capacity)
  • Install architectural panels on two-story buildings.
  • Install curtainwall sections in confined spaces.
  • Install residential windows above the first level.
Benefits
  • Reduce labor costs and increase safety.
  • Can be used with a variety of ladders.
  • Avoid damage to landscaping.
  • Easy to move on and off job sites.
  • Easy to store.

model:
LL185


CRL All-Terrain Dolly Manufactured by Wood's Powr-Grip


Description & Typical Applications

CRL All-Terrain Dolly
(400 lbs [180 kg] Load Capacity)
  • Move architectural panels and curtainwall sections on the job site.  
Benefits
  • Helps eliminate back and arm strain while moving heavy loads over long distances.
  • Pneumatic tire is ideal for navigating over curbs, doorsills, scrap lumber and other obstacles.
  • Roller blocks protect edges of panels or glass when loading and unloading.
  • Equipped with a Powr-Grip 8" [20cm] diameter hand cup.

model:
ATD1
Available Exclusively
Through CR Laurence



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