Lifting Equipment

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Our expertise is backed up by Barton’s wider 30-year success story in the supply, design, manufacture, maintenance and inspection of lifting gear across all industries, ranging from aerospace, pharmaceutical, heavy manufacturing to oil and gas.

Through our membership of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association we have benefited over the years from invaluable advice, consultancy and training.

Equipment Examination and Statutory Inspection

We provide examination, statutory inspection, testing and maintenance services of all types of lifting gear during the construction and the operational life of the wind turbine.

Our expertise covers a wide range of equipment in wind turbines; this includes, but it is not limited to: davits, service buckets, nacelle jib cranes, runways and lifting beams, lift support beams, manual and electrical hoists and winches.

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"Our Tractel approved Tirak hoist and Blocstop workshop servicing and testing facilities has meant that our dedicated mechanical technicians have over the last six month been able to service and stringently test over 600 blockstops for clients based in the UK, Ireland, Sweden and mainland Europe."

Mark Robinson, Operations Manager

Supply and Manufacture of Components

  • Climb assist & rescue units
  • Slings, shackles & hooks
  • Hoists, winches & tirfors
  • Rigging & lashing equipment
  • Lifting beams and jib cranes

Technical Department

Our team of chartered engineers supply:

  • Advice on legislation compliance.
  • Development of inspection and maintenance procedures.
  • Bespoke product design of lifting beams and jib cranes.
  • In depth examination reports through a dedicated portal to allow each client to monitor and review inspections of all components. Clients have instant access to photographs, critical alerts, various documents and reports. Barton 'Inspect'

Our fully qualified lifting gear technicians are equipped on site with PDAs. They follow a rigorous training regime to stay abreast of safe practice and industry regulations, both offshore and onshore.