Models AVL and VL with Universal Shackle
Locking Clamp
Horizontal to Vertical – 1800
1/2 through 12 Ton Rated Lift Capacities

Features:

Universal Shackle

  • Allows for side loading of lifting shackle up to 900.
  • The rated lift capacity is lowered as the angle of the pull increases (see figure 1).

Horizontal to Vertical Lift

  • Capable of turning a single steel plate from horizontal to vertical to horizontal through a 1800 arc.

Lock Open and Close

  • Lock open to facilitate loading and unloading clamp.
  • Lock close onto material for a more secure lift.

Remote Release Locking Mechanism

  • Enables user to open the clamp from a distance when the load is at rest and secured.
  • Also available: Remote Locking Mechanism that also allows the user to lock the clamp closed onto the material

Rated for 420 Brinell Surface Hardness

  • Grippers are rated to lift material with a surface hardness up to 420 Brinell.
  • 2 through 12 ton lift capacities have dual gripping cams and a self-aligning gripping pad.
  • Also available with stainless grippers.

Working Parts Enclosed

  • Working parts remain inside the body in the “locked close” position and the “locked open” position.
  • Protects parts for longer use.

Also Available with an Auxiliary Lock and/or Stainless Grippers

The Universal Shackle permits side loading of the lifting shackle at 100 percent of rated capacity from vertical to 30 degrees, 75 percent of rated capacity between 30 and 45 degrees, and 50 percent of rated capacity between 45 and 90 degrees.

Models AVL and VL with Universal Shackle

1/2 & 1
TON AVL
1/2 & 1
TON VL
2 TON VL 3 TON VL 4 TON VL 6 TON VL
A 0-7/8 0-1 3/8” 0-1 5/8″ 1 1/2-2 3/4″ 0-1 5/8″ 1 1/2-2 3/4” 0-2 1/8″ 2-3 3/4” 3 3/4-5 1/2″ 0-2 1/8 2-3 3/4″ 3 3/4-5 1/2”
B 2 3/4 2 3/4 4 1/8 4 1/8 4 1/8 4 1/8 4 5/8 4 5/8 4 5/8 4 5/8 4 5/8 4 5/8
C 6 7/8 6 7/8 9 9 9 9 11 1/4 11 1/4 11 1/4 11 1/4 11 1/4 11 1/4
D MAX 12 3/4 12 7/8 17 1/4 17 1/4 17 1/4 17 1/4 20 20 20 20 20 20
E 2 1/4 2 1/4 3 1/2 3 1/2 3 1/2 3 1/2 4 4 4 4 4 4
F 5 3/8 5 1/2 8 9 1/8 8 9 1/8 9 1/2 11 1/8 13 9 1/2 11 1/8 13
G 4 4 5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4 6 3/4 6 3/4 6 3/4 6 3/4 6 3/4 6 3/4
H 1 1/2 1 1/2 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 3/8 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2 2 1/2
J 3/4 3/4 7/8 7/8 7/8 7/8 1 1 1 1 1 1
K 1/2 1/2 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 1 1 1 1 1 1
WT lb. 12 12 26 28 28 29 45 48 53 53 57 60

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