Quickly, safely and magnetically remove and replace manhole covers that weigh up to 400 lbs. with IMI's magnetic Manhole Cover Lift Systems.
Our Manhole Cover Lift Dolly & Magnet combos do the heavy lifting work for you, minimizing stress & strain on the back and body, and providing excellent protection against slipping and falling - especially in rainy, snowy or icy conditions. The ergonomic design of our system allows even a single person to lift and move a heavy, cumbersome manhole cover with ease. Especially ideal where weight limit restrictions are part of company policy, or aging or gender diverse workforces are a consideration.
The deep reaching strength of our powerful, Rare Earth lift magnets can penetrate uneven, textured surfaces often found on manhole covers. And because it's a permanent magnet, there's no need for electricity or concern about power failures.
The Manhole PowerArm™ makes lifting and replacing manhole covers easier than ever. Just drive within 3 feet of the center of the manhole cover and let the Manhole PowerArm™ adjust to your location. The “Arm” has a 3ft., 180° swing radius and a double jointed elbow that allows the positioning of the magnet (sold separately) in the center of the manhole cover. Once the magnet is centered, turn the magnet to the “lock-on” position and use the winch control to start lifting the manhole cover. When the manhole cover is clear from its rim, swing the manhole cover away. Reverse the steps to replace the manhole cover. CAUTION: Manhole covers must be loose prior to lifting.
- 400 Lb. Lifting capacity
- Fits into standard 2” square trailer hitch
- Welded 2” x 3” tubular steel construction
- Electric or Manual (worm gear) winch
- Electric winch features: 12 V DC, power-up & powerdown control, removable 15’ Lg. remote control cord, a galvanized cable with latch hook and a 7-Way Blade Style trailer end connector