Oktopus KI-B Cladding Lifter

Oktopus KI-B Cladding Lifter


The KI-B is a fork mounted vacuum lifter for lifting and installing vertical wall cladding and cold store panels.

It has a lifting capacity of 400KG and is dual circuit for added safety. The KI-B can lift vertical wall panels up to 16 metres in length and features a cable drum fed control unit.

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Technical Information


Vertical wall panels - 16m 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 72 amp re-chargeable batteries on-board


24v DC Oil free pump


400 KG SWL Maximum


400 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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