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Lifting Gear Hire

Meeting Demand

Operating for over 40 years in the lifting industry we have amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience. This experience allows us to understand the contrasts and complexities involved in our customers lifting challenges and we use this knowledge to make ourselves as agile and dependable as possible in solving those challenges.

Knowing the lifting gear industry as we do, we have found demand from certain customers for the long term and short term hire of lifting, hoisting and winching equipment. Our customers enjoy the benefits of our rental service by avoiding large equipment costs and reducing the workload of maintaining and certifying equipment.


Certified Convenience

We can offer for rental an extensive range of lifting gear, hoists, hoist equipment supplies, winches, winch supplies, rigging equipment and rigging supplies to meet any lifting challenge. All of our rental fleet is tested and inspected prior to rental and issued with a full certificate of conformity, granting our customers peace of mind and adding an extra layer of convenience to the service.

See Our Full Range of Rental Equipment Below

Hoisting & Winching Equipment

Aluminum Gantry

These super-light A-frame gantries are 100% customisable and extremely versatile pieces of lifting equipment. Not only can the super-light aluminium gantry be used as a lifting device but it can also be equipped to be used as personal protective equipment for falls from height and as a rescue device once configured correctly.

The super-light A-frame gantry consists of 2 A-frames and a single beam. The modular system allows the portable gantry to be disassembled for easy transport or passing through narrow spaces and doorways. Assembly takes minutes on site and the large casters on the base of the portable aluminium gantry allow for easy location. Click Here for full spec.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Chain Blocks & Lever Hoists









Hoistech have a wide range of high quality, heavy duty Chain Blocks & Lever Hoist’s available for hire.

Our chain blocks are available in a variety of standard capacities including 0.25T, 1T, 1.5T, 2T, 3T, 5T, &10T. The height of lift available on our block and tackle range is 3mtr, 6mtr and 9mtr as standard.

Our lever hoists are available in capacities that include 250kg, 750kg, 1000kg, 1500kg, 3000kg, and 6000kg.

All our chain blocks & lever hoists come fully tested & certified.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Beam Clamps

Hoistech have a full selection of beam clamps as part of our rental fleet, an ideal solution to create a vertical fixed lifting point on any I-beam, RSJ beam, or universal column. Simply rotate the vice like handle to attach. A range of jaw widths and capacities are available on request. The standard capacities of beam clamp stocked by Hoistech are 1T beam clamp, 2T beam clamp, 5T beam clamp and 10T beam clamp. Beam clamps are not to be used as a lifting device but rather as an anchor point. Beam clamps are most often used as a means of suspending something from a beam such as a lever hoist a chain block a wire rope hoist or a Tirfor. There is a shackle on the underside of the clamp to which the top hook of a lever hoist, a chain block a wire rope hoist or a Tirfor can be attached. Alternatively a polyester websling a chain sling or wire rope sling can be suspended from the clamp. An alternative to a beam clamp is a push trolley which grips the beam like a beam clamp but has wheels on the inside which allow the clamp to travel freely along the length of the beam.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Beam Trolley

Hoistech can offer a complete range of beam trollies for long and short term rental.

Beam trolleys or manual push trolleys are a cheap and easy way of moving heavy loads. Beam trolleys consist of a carriage complete with wheels which grips I beams, rsj, or universal columns. The trolley is tightened onto the beam using opposing threads or a washer set up. Once the beam trolley is secured onto the flange of the beam it is free to roll along the underside of the beam. On the lowest point of the manual push trolley is a suspension point which can be used to attach all kinds of hoist equipment supplies including a lever hoist, a chain block a wire rope hoist or a Tirfor. Alternatively a polyester websling, a chain sling or wire rope sling can be suspended from the manual push trolley.

Our beam trolleys are available in capacities from 0.5t to 6t as standard. We also have the skills and expertise to fabricate and certify our own manual push trolleys including stainless steel manual push trollies. Hoistech also on occasion have used beam trollies for sale.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Forklift Attachments

Hoistech are stocked with a wide range of forklift attachments to be hired out. Forklift attachments such as forklift extensions, forklift gantry jibs, and forklift access cages.

The primary benefits of fork attachments are:

  • Increase usability of a forklift
  • Increase in production
  • Reduction of labour costs
  • Reduction in damage to materials and machine
  • Increase in safety to the user and machine

Our team will talk you through every phase of the process to ensure you are getting the best possible solution to your material handling requirements.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Vacuum Lifters

Hoistech have a wide range of vacuum lifters for you to choose from. The following vacuum lifters can be hired out: vacuum slab lifter, stone magnet, paving stone lifter.

Vacuum slab lifter, flexible and powerful hand-operated laying device for dense products, such as granite or high-quality concrete elements up to 150kg weight. Handle for two-man operation, adjustable height and width to accommodate different laying tasks.

A brilliant aid to prevent wrist and back strain, the Stone Magnet is a below-the-hook device that can easily lift stone slabs and panels

Unlike other manual paving lifters which lift from the outer edges of the paving slab, this specialist stone lifter uses a battery powered suction cup which attaches to the top of the paving stone for quicker, effortless lifting. A great tool for achieving tighter joints between paving slabs

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Just Lift Compact Crane

Hire compact crane

Hoistech are the Irish agents for the Just Lift mobile cranes which are available for hire. Just Lift counterbalanced cranes were created to facilitate the lifting of light weights of any type in various industrial sectors. They have been designed to speed up and optimize all operations related to lifting, increasing productivity while ensuring maximum safety and ergonomics for the operator. The batteries guarantee 8 hours of continuous work without any type of maintenance. Just Lift’s compact and ergonomic cranes represent the optimal solution for the most varied needs related to the movement and lifting of weights from 150 to 750 kg within manufacturing companies of all types, laboratories and testing centers. Suitable for equipping machinery or positioning products on test benches in addition to all traditional lifting operations. Thanks to the devices they are equipped with, they contribute to making the work environment safer and more efficient. All Just Lift products are Made in Italy and made with high quality materials, guaranteed and CE certified according to current European regulations. We are the Irish agents for Just Lift and would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have on ergonomic compact mobile cranes.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Jacking & Skating


Hoistech has a range of lifting skates & jacks available for hire. These high-quality pieces of equipment are designed to ensure safety and ease of operation when moving or lifting heavy loads.

These universal heavy load moving systems have been designed for the safe and cost-saving transport of loads up to 100 tons. Individual configuration of steering and rear skates also allows higher capacities. Transport of heavy loads (e.g. machines, construction parts, steel structures) is normally made with a stable three-point loading system.

Lifting Skates can be supplied with or without handle.


We also have a range of jacks for hire including toe jacks, bottle jacks, and hydraulic jacks.

These high quality pieces of equipment are perfect for combining with the moving skates for lifting and moving heavy loads. Commonly used for lifting and lowering machines and other large heavy objects onto load moving skates or similar handling equipment. They are compact and easy to store with a high lifting capacity.


For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Minifor Hoist

The minifor hoist is very compact, light-weight and easy to handle. Unlimited wire rope length and therefore unlimited lifting height. Available in various models. This hoist is not only suitable for lifting loads, but also for pulling loads in any direction.

Operated by a control pendant (2.5m cable, Up/Down/Emergency Stop), which is supplied as standard. Power supply cable length 1 metre, with CEE Form connector.

The minifor can be equipped with a robust Up/Down/Emergency Stop push-button remote control with a default range 70 m, 433 MHz.

Integrated drum reelers are available for wire rope lengths 20m, 27 and 40m dependent on capacity of the minifor

minifor offers a compact portable motorized solution for lifting, pulling as well as positioning loads.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021


Electric Hoists

Hoistech have, for hire, a range of outstanding 110v electric hoists and 3 phase electric hoists including chain and wire rope hoists. These hoists come in a variety of lifting capacities and chain/wire rope lengths and can be fixed, manual trolley or electric trolley.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Aluex Spreader Beams

Hoistech are agents for the AlueX range of self-adjusting spreader beams which are available for hire.

These Spreader beams have a lifting capacity from 5 Tonne to 50 Tonne and have operating widths from 2.54m to 9.6M depending on the model. The AlueX adjustable spreader beam is seen in the industry as a huge cost-saving device because once the correct beam is chosen it has the ability to cover a huge variety of lifting applications without modification.

For truck-mounted crane operators in particular the 10t model and the 10t+ model are extremely popular as they have the width to lift any number of loads, weigh no more than 45kg and can travel with the load as they fold down to 2.5m. This eliminates the need for a second vehicle carrying bulky spreader beams.

Click Here for a full spec on the Aluex Spreader Beams.

For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Lifting Gear

Chains & Assorted Tackle

Hoistech have available for hire a full range chains & assorted tackle. We stock thousands of meters of chains of every class and configuration. Our range of stock chains include Thiele grade 80 lifting chains, tie down chain, short link galvanised chain, long link galvanised chain, stainless steel chain and more.

Not only do we stock Ireland’s broadest range of chains but we also carry a full range of chain components and other hoist equipment supplies to make your chain purchasing process as simple as possible. All our chains and components come fully tested and certified adding an extra layer of convenience to our hire service.



For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Load Testing

Load Cells

Hoistech offer a range of both wired and wireless load cells and dynofors for both long term and short term hire. We also have new and used ex-hire load cells available for sale.

The loadcells that we currently have to offer are Force Logic load cells. At the centre of every Force Logic load cell is the strain gauge system, the quality installation of which is the essence of reliable load measurements. It is no coincidence that the company was founded on this principle and continues to be at the core of our operations.


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Test Weights

Hoistech have a range of test weights available for hire. Our test weights are high-density meaning they are not bulky and are easily stacked and moved around using a pallet truck. These weights are perfect for calibrating and load testing lifting equipment.


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Height Safety Equipment

Portable Roof Anchor

Hoistech also have a range of height safety equipment some of which is available for hire. Included in Hoistech’s selection of anchor points is the roof man anchor. The roof man anchor is used on flat roofs where there is no life line system, no dover clamp, permenant anchor or option for an attachment sling. The roof man anchor is designed to have a very low centre of gravity. This is achieved by having a large foot print. The roof man anchor is fully portable despite its size and weight as it can be fully diassembled and assembled into small easy to manage pieces. The anchor’s two main components are the frame which is built from a sturdy galvanised box section, and the weights which are designed to slip onto the box section frame.

Once the weights have been bolted to the frame, ther anchor is secure and depending on the model can be used to alow one or two opperatives work. The roof man anchor has eyes built into its mast which allow the operator to attach his height safety harness using a shock absorber lanyard or inertia reel.

Like all PPE, roof man anchors must be inspected and certified every 6 months. Chain and Rope Suppliers can offer inspection services at our premises in Dublin or can have one of our mobile units call to site for you.


For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Fall Arrest Blocks

Included in Hoistechs range of height safety equipment for hire are fall arrest blocks. Fall arrest blocks are also known as retractable lanyards, inertia reels, safety blocks and rescue blocks. Fall arrest blocks consist of a carbine hook which attaches to the anchor point on your full body safety harness. The carbine hook is connected to either a wire rope or webbing lanyard which is able to retract in and out of the retractable fall arrest block. The fall arrest block is hen attached to an anchor point whether it is via scaffold hook, carbine hook or attachment sling. The inertia reel is designed to allow the individual freely move around unimpeded. If however the individual were to fall from the height the fall arrest block or inertia reel would sense the sudden jerk in the webbing or wire rope line and lock the block. This is the same way a seatbelt in a car works.

Fall arrest blocks, retractable lanyards and inertia reels come in a variety of styles and sizes including 2m microlites, 6m rolex lanyards, 6m webbing fall arrest blocks, 6m wire fall arrest blocks, 10m inertia reels, 15m inertia reels, 20m inertial reels and rescue winches. Fall arrest blocks, like all PPE must be inspected by a competent person every 6 months. All of Chain and Rope Suppliers technicians are trained in the inspection and recertification of fall arrest blocks and inertia reels.


For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

Rescue Tripods/Confined Space Entry

In addition to our other height safety equipment Hoistech also offer, for hire, a range of solutions for access and egress into and out of confined spaces. Our range of confined space equipment is used everday for vessel entry manhole inspection and duct inspection work.

There is a variety of equipment for confined space work including rescue harnesses, retrieval blocks, pulleys, winches, air monitors and tripods. Hoistech carry a complete range of equipment for confined space work including a selection of aluminium collapsable tripods and winches. We even have complete kits available which depending on your application will have all the equipment you require for confined space access and egress. All of our confined space equipment including our tripods are fully certified and tested.


For any queries please contact us via our contact page or call us on (01) 457 0021

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