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Roll & Reel Handling Devices 

RHC Lifting's bespoke roll and reel handling devices offer a safe solution for lifting, moving and turning rolls and other materials up to weight of 2000Kgs.  Offering both floor based and hoist based solutions, RHC Lifting and partners Schlumpf can deliver the perfect roll handling lifting device.


The light weight manual or battery powered floor moving lifters are portable ergonomic devices that can be designed to lift, elevate, lower, move, position, rotate, manipulate or hold rolls and other heavy objects easily across the factory floor.


The hoist based rolls and reels lifters are connected to a hoist or overhead gantry crane and can be used to turn rolls and materials between horizontal and vertical with either manual or electric assist options.


Each lifter is designed and manufactured to meet your exact requirements to ensure the most efficient, safest, user-friendly and practical solution. All lifters are available with a wide variety of custom designed attachments to include, but not limited to fork sets, platforms, roller decks, powered tongs, clamps, expanding mandrels and articulating arms, all available with either manual or electronic control options. This wide range of attachments, years of design experience ensures that the perfect solution to your handling issues can be quoted.


Handling reel, roll and spinal are generally achieved via two techniques either external or internal lifting. Each method of lifting has its own advantage and the most appropriate can be selected for your application.


Internal Handling Options Include:

Fixed boom

Roller boom

Powered pusher boom

Expanding mandrel boom

Spread bars, booms with hooks

Shaft cradles

External Handling Options Include:

Powered Clamp

Clamps with wrists and trunnions

Clamps with side rotation

Clamps with front and back rotation

V shaped troughs

Forks sets

RHC Lifting would be happy to provide customer satisfaction reports from previous satisfied customers. Recent projects can be seen below. 


To request a quote please complete the Enquiry Form.

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Contact Details

RHC Lifting Limited - HQ

Lawrence Drive

Stover Trading Estate

Yate, Bristol

BS37 5PG


Tel: 01454 332270

Email: Sales@rhclifting.com

Autec Enq: Autec@rhclifting.com 

RHC Lifting Limited - Yeovil 

RHC Lifting Limited

C/O Leonardo Helicopters

Lysander Road


BA20 2YB


Tel: 01935 704076

RHC Lifting Limited - Plymouth 

11 Mary Seacole Road




Tel: 01752 250501

Current Vacancies

2 x Crane Service / Installation Engineers (London & Yorkshire)Current Vacancies


The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association LEEA

RHC Lifting are proud members of LEEA - The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

IS0 9001:2008 Accreditation ISO 9001

RHC Lifting are an ISO 9001:2008   accredited company

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