Oktopus KA-BN Cladding Lifter

KA-BN Cladding Lifter


The KA-B is a hook mountable vacuum lifter which can be used on a crane.

It has a 400 KG lifting capacity. In its standard form it can lift roof panels up to 10 metres long and with the extensions can lift up to 14 metres. It is fully dual circuit for added safety.

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Technical Information


Vertical wall panels (16m max length), Horizontal wall panels (10m max length), Roof panels (standard frame - 10m max length), Roof panels (with extensions - 14m max length)

Panel width

From 600mm to 2000mm 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 55 amp re-chargeable dry fit batteries on-board


24v DC Oil free pump


400 KG SWL Maximum


200—350 KG depending on extensions and pads


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


Electronic control panel on frame

Charging unit

110 volt charging unit

Safety devices

Audible and visual low vacuum warning devices
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