Heavy Duty Core Gripping Roll Handlers

Core gripping roll handlers use a long shaft that inserts into the core of your roll and expands to fit the inside circumference.

Heavy Duty Core Gripping roll handlers are used to lift, move, and reorient rolls that weigh 500 lbs. or more.

These pieces of equipment can be designed to perform a number of functions, with two main categories;


Roll handlers that are designed mainly to move a roll from one point to another without having to change the horizontal orientation of a roll. The shaft fits inside the core of the roll, can move the core up or down, forward or back, side to side.

Lift, turn, and rotate

Roll handlers that are designed to change the orientation of a roll. This can be to turn, rotate, and lift. The shaft fits inside the core of the roll and expands to grip the inside circumference. That way the roll can be turned from a horizontal to vertical orientation, rotated in tight spaces, or between different machinery, among many other practical uses.

Injury incident: Accident Report Detail

At 9:00 a.m. on November 10, 2018, an employee was using a hoist to lift a 12 inch wide roll of paper on a pallet and the hoist shaft came out of the roll. The employee fractured his ankle and leg when the roll tilted off the pallet and struck him. The employee also sustained soft tissue damage to his leg and ankle as well. The employee was hospitalized.


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