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Glass Boy

Vacuum Lifters

Glass Boy – Reliable & Safe Glass Vacuum Lifter

The 4 Cladding Services Glass Boy range is constantly evolving. It has developed into a collection of glass 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 they provide a long service life with reduced ownership costs.

Industry-Leading Glass Lifting Equipment 

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

Innovative Suction Cup Technology – Lifting Glass With Ease & Precision

Glass Boy vacuum lifters can be positioned between floors or on rooftops. They are fitted with an electric hoist, enabling them to 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 easily and precisely.

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 vacuum glass lifter to meet your requirements.

Glass Boy Features

  • Wide range of vacuum lifter models, including single–pad and multi-pad units.
  • Proven, reliable performance with lift capacities up to 800Kg.
  • Incorporates advanced safety features, including low vacuum and low battery warning systems, large vacuum reserve and proven secondary safety systems.
  • A large range of configurations allows maximum load support.
  • Battery operated with built-in charger.
  • Wireless remote suction release options are available.
  • 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.

Glass Boy GB-L

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

The GB-L glass vacuum lifter is supplied in a cleverly designed storage and transport cradle. It is compact and easy to assemble and operate. This dualcircuit 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 glass vacuum lifter can be assembled in six configurations to suit glass elements of any shape and orientation up to 4m x 4m and 800Kg. Dualcircuit 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 vacuum lifter for your heavy glass lifting needs.

The largest Glass Boy lifter features quad vacuum circuits, multiple configurations and a lift capacity of 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.

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

You no longer need to incur high haulage costs to and from your site or take up a vast space for your professional glass lifting equipment.

From time to time, vacuum lifters need repairing. 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.

Free Training & Support With All Hires & Purchases

Here at 4 Cladding Services, we provide vacuum lifter training and support with all hires and purchases of our professional lifting equipment. Completely free of charge!

Our training sessions are designed to inform and educate you about the specific vacuum lifter you are using, as well as the particular application. The reason we do so is because we put your safety at the forefront of everything we do; it’s our main priority. 

We also provide on-site support even after your purchase. If you do experience any issues, do not hesitate to give us a call. We will always endeavour to diagnose the issue over the phone, but a visit will be arranged if needed. If you require a replacement, this will be arranged by our friendly team.

Glass Vacuum Lifter Servicing & Maintenance

We perform vacuum lifter repairs, maintenance and servicing. This includes LOLER tests, carried out every 6 months at our site, but can include transport to and from your premises. 

We will always work around you to ensure minimum disruption to your business. Scheduling tests and maintenance around your site downtime and planned projects means we can do the job without any negative impact. While this happens, you can hire a like-for-like glass vacuum lifter from us. The whole process is hassle-free!


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        Glass Boy FAQs

        Although the Glass Boy vacuum lifting range offers many configurations and accommodates glass panes of various sizes and weights, it is not designed for curved glass. Consider the VIAVAC compact curved glass vacuum lifter for a powerful machine that can lift curved glass panels.

        Despite their impressive carry capacity, Glass Boy lifters have a small footprint and do not require specialist equipment to move. Even the largest model in the range, the GB-H, is stored in a standard pallet footprint cradle. Furthermore, it uses a specially designed transportation frame, making it easy to move.  

        Yes, the vacuum lifters in the glass boy range come with a 12-month warranty. Please note that the warranty does not include seals. 

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