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Downs' Pal-A-Tong

Downs PAL-A-TONG is an extremely useful device for use anywhere that pallets must be moved from tight spots or places where either a pallet hook or fork truck are inaccessible. The PAL-A-TONG is very popular for pulling ully loaded pallets from enclosed truck trailers. Special tempered steel jaws allow the PAL-A-TONG to grab any standard 2 x 4 or 4 x 4 pallet stringer or block. Simply attach the PAL-A-TONG to any fork truck or winch and pull. A special spring has been provided to hold the tong in place even when the towline is slack, for easy one man operation.

Downs' Paper Roll Grab

These grabs are ideal for handling rolls. The pads are mounted on trunnions so that the material may be rotated from horizontal to vertical or vertical to horizontal. The drive system allows for a large range of rolls to be lifted by these tongs. The force placed onto the roll is determined by the weight of the roll.

Downs' Series 96 Spreader Beam

Lifting eye is made from mild steel and upper inside edges are ground to protect crane hook. Ends of Beam are beveled to help protectusers from sharp points and to allow better access to hooks. Oversized Twin Hooks with latches are standard to allow for more room to insert slings. Special Fittings and arrangements are available.

Downs' Die Block Tong

Downs Die Block Tongs are designed for lifting heavy steel dies. They are adjusted to fit the different sizes in their range by twisting the knurled knob on the shaft.


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