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What areas of the UK do you cover?

We operate nationally and can deliver to the mainland UK. We can help assist with vacuum lifting machines going to Scottish Highlands & Islands and into Ireland through our partners.

Can I use one of your vacuum lifters to move a composite panel around the site whilst hanging from a telehandler?

You can use our vacuum lifting equipment with telehandlers; however, moving slung loads around a site is not something we recommend. It is far safer & more efficient if you minimise telehandler movement on-site whilst using our vacuum lifting solutions in conjunction with one.

How do I know which vacuum lifter is suitable for my specific needs?

Feel free to call us and ask any questions you may have; we are more than happy to help. We’re here to provide guidance and help you find the best piece of equipment for your requirements. Take a look at this handy checklist, which simplifies our range of vacuum lifting equipment:

Is training provided with the purchase of your lifting/cutting equipment?

Training is available free of charge at 4 Cladding Services’ facility should you want training on your equipment before collection or delivery.

Do your vacuum lifters come with a warranty?

All VIAVAC vacuum lifters come with a 12-month manufacturer’s warranty. This does not include seals, however.

Are equipment services included in the cost of your vacuum lifters?

The vacuum lifter will come with a 6-month LOLER certificate as part of the purchase price. When it comes to recertification and servicing of the units, this is chargeable at £325.00 + VAT. This includes collection, service, certification & delivery.

Our experienced and friendly team are able to assist with providing pre-sales information and advice to ensure you get the right equipment and accessories for your project

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  • Services

    As the UK’s longest established supplier of specialist vacuum lifting equipment for the roofing, cladding and façade sector we have an un-rivalled product range. Coupled with our experience and market knowledge we can provide advice, technical assistance and support at all levels and stages of your project.

  • Sales

    We are the sole and exclusive distributors of Viavac equipment including the Clad Boy®, the world’s most widely used composite panel vacuum lifter. With comprehensive pre-sale advice we ensure that you get the appropriate equipment and our after-sale support allows you to continue enjoying the benefits of ownership.

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  • Hire

    With the largest UK based hire fleet of modern lifters, we can respond quickly to any request. We provide a proven solution, delivering installation efficiency, solving handling challenges, protecting valuable panel surfaces and ensuring health and safety benefits on projects of all sizes.

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  • Training & Support

    Machine and application specific training is available to you free of charge. Training is delivered via an online training portal or at 4 Cladding Service’s facility.

    On-site support is always available over the phone or videos calls to diagnose problems & to help you get the most out of your machine.

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