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Cool Boy – Innovative Forklift Vacuum Lifter

Original Single Pad Vacuum Lifter

The Cool Boy forklift vacuum lifter has set new standards for ease of operation, speed of installation, and cost-efficiency. It is the original and first single pad, single configuration vacuum lifter to be introduced into the UK market. Plus, it is available as a kit that includes a forklift hook attachment. The Cool Boy forklift suction attachment can efficiently and safely lift heavy loads in conjunction with a telehandler, forklift or crane. Furthermore, it is suitable for composite wall panels, including Kingspan panels.

A Compact Forklift Vacuum Lifter For Heavy Loads

The Cool Boy vacuum lifter is available in two lifting capacities. It can lift an impressive 375Kg. It’s also suitable for all types of smooth and lightly profiled wall panels in both vertical and horizontal orientations. The Cool Boy offers a selection of interchangeable seal types. This means you can use the Cool Boy on non-metallic surfaces. It works with glass, ceramic, and polished stone.

The Cool Boy is compact, lightweight, and powered by an internal rechargeable battery. In addition, it incorporates advanced features, including full panel rotation and tilt capability. Also, Cool Boy complies with all current UK, European, and Worldwide legislation.

Cool Boy Forklift Vacuum Lifter Features

  • A forklift hook vacuum lifter is suitable for smooth and lightly profiled composite wall panels, both vertically and horizontally.
  • A range of interchangeable seal types allows use on glass and other non-metallic surfaces.
  • Two models are available with lift capacities of 250Kg and 375Kg.
  • Lightweight, compact, quick and easy to operate, offering time and labour savings and delivering installation efficiency
  • Battery operated with built-in charger.
  • Available as an economical kit that includes a forklift hook attachment.
  • Fully CE marked and compliant with all relevant UK, European and Worldwide regulations and legislation.
  • Incorporates advanced safety features, including low vacuum and low battery warning systems, large vacuum reserve and proven secondary safety systems.

4 Cladding Services are proud to be the sole UK dealer of VIAVAC – the world-renowned composite panel vacuum lifters manufacturer. VIAVAC design and manufactures devices enabling safe and efficient installation of all sandwich roof and wall panels. Safety is at the forefront of VIAVAC’s and 4 Cladding Services’ minds. All the vacuum lifters we have for sale and rent meet UK, European, and Worldwide safety standards.


We provide training and support with all hires or purchases of our lifters- free of charge! We design our training programmes to inform and educate you about the specific vacuum lifter you are using. We also tailor our training to the particular application. 


Does this innovative vacuum lifter forklift attachment sound like the right equipment for your project? We’ll provide all the appropriate training to help you get full use of it on your next job. When you purchase the Cool Boy, you can do so safely in the knowledge that we will fully train you on how to use it correctly.

We want to make sure you get the most out of your equipment. Safety is always at the forefront of everything we do. We ensure you know how to use your forklift vacuum lifter attachment correctly. We also provide continued on-site support after purchase. If you should experience any issues, give us a call. We will try to diagnose the problem over the phone. If you require a replacement, we will then arrange this.

We have a friendly, experienced team on hand to help if you have any questions or queries about the Cool Boy or any other vacuum lifters. Just contact our vacuum lifting experts for professional advice. We are here to help you and find the correct lifter for your needs. 

We will never promise a lift we can’t safely and efficiently provide. You can rest assured that all work carried out with our forklift vacuum lifter meets health and safety regulations. This is why we offer free training courses with our vacuum lifters. We want you to get the most out of our equipment whilst remaining safe at all times.

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        Cool Boy FAQs

        The Cool Boy and Clad Boy vacuum lifters are both designed for lifting purposes, but they have distinct differences in their capabilities. The Clad Boy offers greater versatility. The range offers a selection of models, each providing a range of configurations. The Cool Boy, on the other hand, is tailored to lifting flat or minimally profiled vertical and horizontal wall panels.

        We can deliver Cool Boy vacuum lifter training in person from our workshop building or online. Our in-person vacuum lifter training can include a demonstration. You can even have an opportunity to operate the Cool Boy, safe in the knowledge you have a team of experts on hand to help. Whether you choose in-person or online training, all training is specific to the Cool Boy lifter and helping you operate it safely and effectively.

        There is a minimum one week hire for the Cool Boy. Otherwise, it is entirely up to you. You can hire the Cool Boy for a single morning if you simply need it for a short task. Or, if hiring is more economical for your business, you may wish to hire our equipment for years. We designed our versatile hire options to suit you and your project’s needs. Our clients hire our equipment for anywhere from a single day up to several years. 

        The Cool Boy 375 is an upgraded version of the Cool Boy 250, offering a larger vacuum lifting capacity. The numerical values in their names represent their respective Safe Working Loads, with the Cool Boy 250 capable of lifting up to 250kg and the Cool Boy 375 capable of lifting up to 375kg.

        Yes, Cool Boy vacuum lifters are available with wireless control options, allowing you to control the lifter remotely. 

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