Retail store reglazing made easy

Replacing glass in a huge, crowded retail store is never easy but thankfully GGR’s UNIC compact spider cranes are able to squeeze into the tightest of spots.

Two UNIC URW-295 mini cranes teamed up with a 320kg P11104 Connect-4 glass vacuum lifter at a major shopping centre in York recently and re-glazed the store fronts in no time.   compressed 3Boasting nearly one ton of lifting power and an unrivalled lifting height of up to 8.8m, the UNIC URW-095 is one of the most popular mini cranes in the industry. A 700kg Searcher Hook was fitted to one of the spider cranes to increase its reach to 10.47m to lift long glass fins underneath a soffit.The tricky job called for two URW-295 mini spider cranes; one to remove and replace the damaged glass from inside the store and one to hold the structure in place outside.The structure was in safe hands with the URW-295; the advanced safety system on these mini cranes includes turnover protection with stability warning lamp and alarm to prevent the crane from tipping over.

compressed 2

The P11104 Connect-4 vacuum lifter was used to install the 210kg replacement glass. Engineered and tested for its reliability, safety and durability, the P11104 glass sucker comes with a 320kg lifting capacity and two separate vacuum circuits, each designed with the ability to handle the load independently for extra safety. This popular glass lifter comes with on-board power from a rechargeable battery, so there are no tricky cords to deal with during operation – very handy when installing glass at height.

It is very important to use the right equipment for your project; remember, sometimes two spiders are better than one. For advice about how to handle tricky glazing work please contact our technical support team at your nearest GGR depot.

compressed 1

Take a look at the other retail and store front work we have done in our gallery: www.ggrgroup.com/shop-front-and-retail-work-gallery/.

As the official dealer of Woods Powr-Grip vacuum lifters in the UK, we offer a first-rate maintenance and spare parts service on the P11104 Connect-4, as well as a one day vacuum lifter training course.

Contact our team today to find out more.

600450 Retail store reglazing made easy glassonweb.com
Date: 23 March 2015
Source: www.ggrgroup.com

See more news about:

See more from these topics:

Others also read

A design inspired by an Abu Dhabi skyscraper, and brought to life in the prototype area of Maple’s Stockport factory, will soon be making a big impact on Salford’s skyline.
Synseal Group has strengthened its manufacturing division with the appointment of Robert Long as Manufacturing Director for Synseal’s PVC-U and aluminium production.
Visions have been brought to reality at Farnborough Airport.
As one of the UK’s leading specialists in thermoplastic extrusion, Euroseal regularly provides bespoke solutions for clients in the construction industry.
VetroIN invests in safety every day, so were born the anti-seismic glass walls INWALL.
SOLO-PLUS™ is the ideal concept for producing seamed glass for tempering or laminating, fully automatically, with zero labour costs. Even the largest sizes are fully automatically seamed at high output rates.

From industry

NEWS RELATED PRODUCTS

Wrightstyle Ltd.
Bystronic glass
HHH Tempering Resources, Inc.
Thermoseal Group Ltd.
Thermoseal Group Ltd.
Thermoseal Group Ltd.

Add new comment