Manhole Cover Lifter



Heavy manhole covers with blocked slots that refuse to budge? Lifting manhole covers just became easy, safe and simple.

Choose from a range of magnetic lifters with levers, hydraulic lifters and accessories that help take the strain out of lifting manhole covers.

magnetic manhole cover lifters

Magnetic manhole cover lifter , Italifters UAE
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The Italifters range of tools and accessories by DOA s.r.l (Italy)  is effective on a wide range of metallic covers and offer a light, compact, versatile and portable solution to lifting and repositioning manhole covers and grates. Inherent in its design are a number of significant advantages:

  • Magnetic lifters do not require a manhole lifting key, so no time is spent clearing dirt and compacted debris from the lifting slots 

  • There is no need to carry keys to fit every possible type of lifting slot 

  • The risks associated with ill-fitting keys is removed 

  • When the magnetic lifter is used in conjunction with the lifting lever, lifting effort is brought to a minimum, thus reducing the risk of injury. With the lever in total extension a man with weight 75 Kg can lift without effort 300 Kg

  • The use of lifting lever allows the employer to fulfil and reduce risks of accidents deriving from the manual handling of loads (as prescribed by ISO 11228-1 - 2 - 3, Ergonomics - Manual Handling) 

  • Magnetic lifters and trolleys are quick to deploy, easy to use and store, safe and extremely portable

  • Italifters also have a range of accessories that help lift non-metallic covers (concrete or paved)

CL10 Magnetic Lifter
APS 90 Lifting Lever
XT1 Nano Compact Magnetic Lifter
PM500 Permanent Magnet

hydraulic manhole cover lifters

Whether your covers are metallic, block-paved, Gatic or split triangle, the  Handylift Hydraulic can lift them quickly and safely, protecting operatives from back & finger injury and removing all physical strain from the lifting process.

This hydraulic manhole cover lifter has a safe working load of 1.5 tonnes and, with the right selection of keys and spreaders, is capable of lifting all types of covers up to 900mm x 900mm keyspan. The Texas Hydraulic is a physically larger version of the lifter which can lift bigger covers up to 1200 x 1200mm keyspan.


Manhole cover accessories

Whether you need to clear debris from a key slot, loosen a manhole cover, or lift a paved or concrete cover, we have the perfect accessory for it.

Set of Clamps
T3 Poly Tool
Multi purpose key for manhole over lifter

T3 POLY TOOL is a clever multi purpose implement designed with a drill bit, scraper, and key to clear debris from key slots and even lift light covers by hand ! Quick and easy to use.

STUCK manhole cover? NO problem!

MZ 120 Sliding Hammer

Practical and versatile tool designed to ease the removal of manhole covers  that are stuck due to rust, ice, stones, asphalt incrustations or inactivity. MZ120 offers ergonomic operation while standing up removing the risk of  possible chippings / splinters striking the operator's face. 

ES1 Screw Extractor to free stuck manhole covers 

Covers often get stuck due to inactivity, rust, dirt, encrustation or deformation. Hammering the cover may cause breakage and increase risk of splintering or sparking. When used with a Italifters clamp, the ES1 screw extractor produces an upward force that will easily break the incrustations and allow the cover to be lifted easily. (Clamp set not included)