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Vacuum lifters, handling equipment, crane construction kit

Our main focus is the development of solutions for product handling with vacuum technology. Electric chain hoists, KBK light crane system and slewing jibs are also parts of the SMI product range.
SMI uses innovative techniques to facilitate handling operations.

smilift the vacuum lifter

smilift equipment is utilised for simple and quick product handling. The gripping and lifting of the loads is implemented by means of vacuum in a work process where only the lowest amount of steering effort is required. Whether dealing with boxes, sacks, barrels, slabs or other components, the smilift is the right solution. The equipment can also be supplied in a stainless steel design or for utilisation in explosive areas. Three models have been designed for the various requirements of the loads that are to be moved:

mini smilift - the small companion

10 to 60 kg
Small, compact and light

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eco smilift - the universal companion

30 to 220 kg
Compact and safe

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flexi smilift - the variable companion

30 to 220 kg
For large lifting heights

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smigrip the vacuum spreader

Vacuum pressure makes heavy things light: Heavy weights and bulky shapes become easy to handle thanks to the vacuum technology. Steel, concrete, glass and wooden sheets, containers and barrels, pipes and profiles with weights of up to many tonnes can be transported. smigrip load spreaders assume and hold the load, cranes and hoists take over the corridor-less transport. Two models have been designed for the various requirements of the loads that are to be moved:

smigrip - robust and strong

Standard design for loads of up to 4 tonnes
Various designs

mini smigrip - compact and light

Up to 500 kg
Particularly compact and light design

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DC Electric chain hoists, KBK and slewing jib

DC Electric chain hoists

Sensitive handling
in combination with our smigrip

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KBK and slewing jib

For opening up spaces
of the handling systems

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SMI uses innovative techniques to facilitate handling operations.



reduce your operating costs

Work that is carried out quickly and in a manner that protects the products leads to a continually high performance within the factory. The equipment is resistant and efficient as well as being inexpensive to purchase and operate.



increase your productivity

The simple handling of the equipment means that staff members are not placed under as much strain during carrying and transport work. The load weight is eliminated. Injury risks and damage to health are significantly reduced.


Safety and quality

protect your investment

In the event of a power cut, the safety equipment permits a controlled and safe lowering of the load or holds it in position. In doing so, the various load lifting appliances always have a tight hold on the load. The deployment of premium materials and the premium processing quality ensures a high level of stability and low wear in everyday use. For you, this means a durable and economic investment.

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information about SMI products?

Then we are looking forward to hearing from you and talking to you in a personal conversation about your topics and tasks. Together, we will find the right solution for your company and assist you as a professional and experienced partner.

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