Vacuum Lifters and Crane Systems

Vacuum lifters and crane systems from Schmalz

Schmalz offers handling technology for manual lifting tasks in numerous industries. The solutions consist of a vacuum lifter such as a tube lifter Jumbo or a lifting device VacuMaster and a compatible crane system.

Selection Aid Vacuum Lifters:

Function and selection of vacuum lifters

Vacuum lifters provide an ergonomic working environment. They help prevent health problems caused by lifting and moving heavy loads. Schmalz offers vacuum lifters with perfectly coordinated crane systems made of aluminum components. This means the crane systems are particularly responsive and support ergonomic work with the vacuum lifters.

Schmalz divides its product portfolio of vacuum lifters into vacuum tube lifters of the type Jumbo and vacuum lifting devices of the type VacuMaster.


Vacuum Tube Lifters Jumbo

  • Move goods weighing up to 300 kg quickly and easily
  • Lifting unit, operating unit, suction pads and vacuum generator configurable
  • Lifting and lowering the load using vacuum

Vacuum Lifting Devices VacuMaster

  • Move heavy loads weghing up to several tons ergonomically and securely
  • Basic modules, operator handles, load beams and suction plates configurable
  • Lifting and lowering the load using a chain hoist

Crane Systems and Jib Cranes

  • Aluminum crane systems and jib cranes for indoors
  • Optimally adjustable to the nominal lift capacity of the vacuum lifters
  • Outstanding low-friction operation and low moving mass

Workshop Equipment

  • Damage-Free Storage, Transport and Clamping of Workpieces
  • Transport trolleys for space-saving storage
  • Vacuum workbenches and vacuum work stands for clamping workpieces

Our vacuum lifters are in conformity with the European Machinery Directive. Before it is shipped, each lifting device receives an individual inspection, a CE mark, a CE Declaration of Conformity or a CE Declaration of Incorporation, and technical documentation.

The Quality Management System (Scope: Sales and Service, and Logistics for Vacuum Automation and Vacuum Handling Systems: Components, systems and fastening systems for vacuum handling) meets the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015.

Practical Examples of Vacuum Lifters

Vacuum lifters from Schmalz are used in a wide variety of industries to ensure efficient material flows. Our many years of experience and our close relationships with our customers mean we understand your processes, which allows us to produce products to meet the highest standards. Vacuum lifters allow loads to be handled faster and more securely while protecting both the materials and your employees. At your request, Schmalz can provide you with a complete workplace solution consisting of a vacuum lifter and a crane designed to work perfectly with that system.

See our vacuum lifters in action

Tube Lifter JumboFlex for the Handling of Windshields

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Tube Lifter JumboFlex for the Handling of Bags

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Lifter JumboErgo for the Handling of Roofs

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Tube Lifter JumboFlex for the Handling of Exhaust Systems

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Vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex handling raw rubber bales

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Schlauchheber JumboErgo bei der Beladung von einer CNC Maschine

JumboErgo Vacuum Tube Lifter for Efficiently Loading CNC Machining Centers

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Schlauchheber JumboErgo bei der Handhabung von Türrohlingen

JumboErgo Vacuum Tube Lifter for Efficiently Loading CNC Machining Centers

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Tube lifter for wooden boards

Vacuum tube lifter JumboErgo for loading and unloading CNC woodworking centers

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Tube lifter for bags

Vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex for quick handling of sacks in a logistics center

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