Oktopus IT-B Cladding Lifter

Oktopus IT-B Cladding Lifter


The IT-B is a fork mounted vacuum lifter for lifting and installing horizontal wall cladding and ceiling panels.
It features hydraulic arms for turning panels when installing horizontal wall or ceiling panels. It has a lifting capacity of 400KG. The IT-B features an additional hydraulic feature to allow panels to be angled at 45 degrees, which can help with installations in tight spaces.

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Technical Information


Horizontal wall panels (10m max length), Ceiling panels (8m max length)


Forklift or telehandler with minimum bearing capacity of 1500 KG

Panel width

From 600mm to 1200mm wide

Panel thickness

From 60 to 250mm

Panel core

Pu, Pir or Rockwool core type panels can be lifted

Panel profiles

Flat, Euro rib, micro rib, trapezoidal and most profiles available

Pad types

Round and oval to fit most panel types

Pad seal

Sealing rings available for most profiles—The right seal helps get quicker suction

Operating time

8-10 hours between re-charge depending on panel type and pad seal condition


2 x 12 V 100 amp re-chargeable batteries on-board


24v DC Oil free pump


400 KG SWL Maximum


450 KG


250mm round or 100mm ovals ( 8 or 12 pads fitted to frame dependant on load)


Electronic control panel on cable drum

Charging unit

110 volt charging unit

Safety devices

Audible and visual low vacuum warning devices
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