Safety Tips For Using Enerpac Bottle Jacks
The bottle jack is one the oldest and most dangerous hydraulic lifting equipment. Careless use of this bottle jacks can result in serious injury. This device should not be used for holding the device, If used then the area near it should be sealed.
- The base of the jack should be fully supported and as level as possible. When working on soft surfaces, put a sturdy metal plate under the base of the jack for stability
- Do not try to lift a load more than the rated stroke. If you need to lift the load further, block the load, raise the level of the jack with a sturdy support, and continue the lift
- Do not go under a load supported by a jack. After the load has been raised, it should be blocked.
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