Heavy Lifting

At Active Hire we have a wide range of heavy lifting equipment. Some examples are:

  Porta Powers
Hydraulic Jacking Systems

We have the largest range on the East coast of Australia.

  • Hydraulic cylinders are used for lifting, pressing, pulling, spreding.
  • Rams from 5t to 300t lift capacity
  • Single and dual action rams with solid or hollow center
  • Single and dual action pumps


  Hydra Wedge
Hydraulic Jacking System

The Hydra Wedge is the powerful tool that gives you up to 60 tons of double-acting, self-contained hydraulic power and is ideal for spreading pipe flanges and lifting heavy machinery from a very low clearance height 0f 5mm (floor model). 

  • Ideal for emergency rescue operations
  • Heavy lifting power without heavy labour
  • Safe, Positive operation
  • Smooth, precise control for critical positioning
  • Light, compact - take it anywhere, use it any position


  Magnetic Lifter

The safe, reliable and efficient RIG-MATE magnets are suitable for a wide range of applications across industry.

The turning of the control handle changes the orientation of the pole-core engaging and disengaging the magnet in the ON or OFF positions.
Simple locking switch handle enables safe, quick and easy one-handed operation with no "Kick Back"
Large shackle top fitting for easy attachment of slings and rigging V slot in bottom lifting face for lifting rounds as well as flats
Clear markings of derations for varying shaped work pieces, lifting conditions, air gap, steel thickness etc.

 Chain-Blocks   Chain Blocks

From 1/2 tonne to 20 tonne capacity with lengths of drop in 3m, 6m and 12m. 


  Machinery Skates

Roller tracked movers for hard smooth floors.
Carry heavy loads such as lathes, safes etc from 5 tonne to 75 tonne capacity each skate. 

  Air Bag Jacks

Rubber and Kevlar fibre pillows which can be inflated with 100 psi air pressure for lifting jobs.
These are particularly good for lifting or lowering irregularly shaped objects like boat hulls or boilers.
They will slide into gaps as little as 25mm and expand to 350mm or more.
Lifting capacities 12 tonne up to 63 tonnes.  

  Chain Pullers
Hydraulic Jacks & Tirfor Winches

We also have chain pullers, with a complete range of .5 tonne to 6 tonne capacity.
Extensive range of hydraulic jacks up to 100 tonne capacity.
Tirfor winches from 1.6 tonne lift and 2 tonne pull to 3.5 tonne lift and 5 tonne pull.  

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