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Glass Boy – Reliable & Safe Glass Vacuum Lifting Equipment

The 4 Cladding Services Glass Boy range is constantly evolving. It has developed into a collection of vacuum lifters for professional use in the construction, glazing and façade installation industries.

All of the lifters are multiple-circuit with wireless remote-control options. They are robust, easy to use and extremely reliable. The renowned VIAVAC build quality ensures that they will provide a long service life with reduced ownership costs.

The Glass Boy vacuum lifer range provides excellent vacuum strength qualities, providing peace of mind that your glass will not be dropped and damaged. Glass Boy is the industry-leading tool for manoeuvring glass, providing strength, durability and reliability, all in one fantastic range of products. Glass Boy is the leading range of glass vacuum lifting equipment, providing a strong and sturdy foundation that you can rely on to get the job done.

Industry Leading Suction Cup Technology -Lifting Glass With Ease & Precision

Glass Boy has the ability to be positioned between floors or on rooftops and is fitted with an electric hoist to give it the ability to also work at height while maintaining a strong and stable foundation. Industry-leading suction cup technology allows Glass Boy lifters to operate comfortably, picking up heavy-duty weight with ease and precision.

The hydraulic lifting arm provides efficient and consistent lifting results; the Glass Boy comes with a wide range of safe working loads among its products, meaning you can find the perfect Glass Boy to meet your requirements.

Glass Boy GB-L

Lifting configurations from 250Kg up to 500Kg – lift up to 3m x 4m glass elements

Supplied in a cleverly designed storage and transport cradle, the GB-L is compact and easy to assemble and operate. This dual circuit machine features two possible configurations, and the ergonomic design sets a new standard in this field.

The Glass Boy GB-L is the smallest in the range and is perfect for those lighter weights that require a smaller, nimble crane that can operate in tighter areas. 

Glass Boy GB-X

Lifting configuration from 400Kg up to 800Kg – lift up to 4m x 4m glass elements

Supplied as a complete kit in a pallet storage box, the GB-X can be assembled in six different configurations to suit glass elements of any shape and orientation up to 4m x 4m and 800Kg. Dual circuit and robustly designed for maximum reliability and minimum maintenance.

Glass Boy GB-H

Lifting configuration from 600Kg up to 1,800Kg

The Glass Boy GB-H is the most heavy-duty glass lifter in the range and is extremely capable up to its limit. The leading piece of glass lifting equipment for its weight class, the Glass Boy GB-H is the perfect piece of equipment for your heavy glass lifting needs. 

The largest Glass Boy lifter featuring quad vacuum circuits, multiple configurations and a lift capacity up to an enormous 1800Kg. The unit also features a remote control for vacuum operation, powered tilting and rotation. Despite its capabilities, the GB-H is stored in a standard pallet footprint cradle for ease and economy of transport.

Standard Pallet Sized Transport Box/Cradle

Every product in the Glass Boy range comes with a transport box or cradle. This is the same footprint as a standard pallet.

No longer do you need to incur high haulage costs to and from your site or take up a vast amount of space for a glazing vacuum lifter.

Fully Repairable

From time to time vacuum lifters need to be repaired. 4 Cladding Services’ Glass Boy range is fully repairable should anything go wrong. The quality design and assembly of the units means you do not have to treat these as disposable pieces of equipment.

The Glass Boy range complies with all current UK and European legislation, giving peace of mind that quality is at the forefront of the design.


  • Wide model range including single pad and multi-pad units
  • A large range of configurations allows maximum load support
  • Proven, reliable performance with lift capacities up to 800Kg
  • Battery operated with built-in charger
  • Wireless remote suction release options are available
  • Incorporates advanced safety features, including low vacuum and low battery warning systems, large vacuum reserve and proven secondary safety systems
  • Quick and easy to operate, offering time and labour savings and delivering installation efficiency
  • Compliant with all relevant UK, European and Worldwide regulations and legislation

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