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Brick & Block Grab for Handling Building Materials

SKU: ESISG-5

£2,955.15 excl. VAT

This brick grab is designed to lift, move and release numerous types of blocks, bricks, flags and kerb packs. The block grab can be used safely on a building site or a yard.     Delivery Times: 3 working days.

  • Capacity:   2000 kg
  • Weight:  270 kg
  • Span:  600-1130mm
  • Centre of gravity:  750mm

Product Details

Designed to handle both concrete and brick packs from yard to site. This forklift block grab cuts down on damage and handles product both well and safely between levels, especially on uneven sites. Fits all forklifts and telehandlers.
 This brick grab takes larger packs of bricks, 4 layers
  • Side handles for precise positioning
  • Adjustable internal pack height
  • Fully automatic grip mechanism
  • Interchangeable rubber pads
  • Mechanically operated via the forklift without the driver having to leave the safety of his seat.
  • Quality paint finish in bright orange for maximum visibility and safety
  • Optional safety net for the grab to cover the bricks to prevent spills
  • If you intend to use this brick grab with a forklift truck you will need a locating yoke.  Please click here

Dimensions:

ESISINVG5 – For larger packs of bricks, 4 layers

  • A = Span:   600-1130mm
  • B = Internal height:   100 – 925mm
  • C = Overall height:  1430mm
  • D = Overall width:  150mm
  • E = Pad length:  1200mm
  • Capacity:  2000 kg
  • Weight:  270 kg
  • C of G:  750mm

Brick and block grabs are indispensable tools in the construction industry, designed to facilitate the safe and efficient handling of heavy building materials such as bricks, blocks, and concrete slabs. These specialised devices are typically attached to heavy machinery like cranes, forklifts, or excavators, allowing construction professionals to lift, transport, and position materials with precision and minimal manual effort.

One of the primary advantages of brick and block grabs is their ability to enhance worker safety on construction sites. By mechanising the handling of heavy materials, these tools reduce the risk of physical strain, injuries, and accidents that can occur when materials are moved manually. Workers can operate the equipment from a safe distance, avoiding potential hazards associated with lifting and carrying heavy loads.

The design of brick and block grabs features a set of mechanical arms with specialised jaws or clamps that securely grasp the materials. The grabs are engineered to provide a firm grip on various shapes and sizes of building materials, ensuring stability during transport. The adjustable nature of these grabs allows for versatile use, accommodating a range of material dimensions and configurations.

Efficiency is another key benefit of brick and block grabs. They expedite material handling processes, reducing labour and time costs. Construction projects often involve the repetitive movement of heavy materials, and these grabs streamline these tasks, increasing productivity and project timelines. Whether it’s stacking bricks or transporting concrete blocks to a higher level of a building, these tools make the workflow smoother and more efficient.

Moreover, brick and block grabs contribute to the preservation of materials and structures. Their precise handling minimizes the risk of damaging building materials during transport, reducing the need for replacements and ensuring the quality and integrity of the final construction. Additionally, these grabs are versatile tools,  compatible with various construction equipment, allowing contractors to adapt to different job requirements and site conditions.

In conclusion, brick and block grabs are vital assets in the construction industry, offering a combination of safety, efficiency, and versatility. They empower construction professionals to handle heavy materials with ease, ultimately contributing to the success and quality of construction projects while promoting the well-being of workers on-site.

 

 

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