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Hydraulic Servicing & Repair From Worlifts

Hydraulic lifting equipment needs a regular maintenance schedule to ensure it’s always safe to operate, and it’s essential that all companies using such equipment keep it in top condition. However, sometimes there’s a problem, and a routine check and highlight issues which means the equipment cannot be used. This causes delays, which will inevitably lead…

Worlifts celebrates 20th anniversary as Enerpac distributor

Lifting and industrial tools supplier, Worlifts, has recently celebrated 20 years as an Enerpac industrial tools distributor.  The company is now Enerpac’s flagship distributor and service centre in the UK, offering hydraulic lifting and jacking equipment, rail jacks, torque wrenches and bolting tools together with focused on-site services and asset management for a growing number of…

A look at Tangye History

Very often we can forget that much of the technology we use today had some pretty important beginnings, and being close to Birmingham, arguably the heart of the industrial revolution, there can be a lot to uncover. This weekend was such a time when I realised that a company Worlifts have dealt with for decades…

Why it’s important to test your hydraulic equipment regularly

Worlifts has a long history of providing services to the lifting trade, having started out pre-1976 as Worley Hydraulics. In short, this means that unlike many companies who only work with manual lifting equipment, we have decades of experience in hydraulics. Hydraulics can be complex, and also dangerous if not maintained properly and serviced regularly,…

Hydraulic Lifting Equipment – What to consider for safety

Hydraulic systems are everywhere around us, and it’s no surprise, as a tool for lifting heavy loads or applying pressure, they’re efficient and powerful. Due to the basic rule of Pascal’s Principle, they allow a small force to be multiplied into a much larger one, making it a breeze to lift heavy objects or operate…

Tange Hydraulic Jacks – Supply and Maintenance from the Experts

Tangye Hydraulic Jacks have been a part of Worlifts range since we started stocking them in the 1970s, and their quality and performance is second to none. As an authorised Tangye Repair Centre, you can also be sure that equipment, whether supplied by us or otherwise, can be repaired and maintained to the highest of…

There’s not much time left to upgrade to Enerpac Hydraulics!

A few months ago, we joined with Enerpac to offer you a fantastic deal on brand new hydraulics. And now we’re doing it again! If you have old hydraulic kit which has seen better days, then don’t risk your safety, simply trade it in for brand new Enerpac equipment, and get a great discount! The…

Three Common Causes of Hydraulic Failure

Hydraulic failure can occur through lack of adequate maintenance and damage. The results can be extremely expensive and even worse, cause long lasting damage and even injury. Diagnosing hydraulic failure is essential to establish what remedial or other action needs to be taken. Here are three main common causes of hydraulic failure: Hydraulic lines Lines…

Enerpac Hydraulic Bolting Tools – The Best Service from Worlifts

Whatever your industry, and whatever your bolting needs, Enerpac have the right tools for the right application, and here at Worlifts, we have the expertise and experience to ensure you get the best advice. Ensuring joint integrity is absolutely key, and Enerpac’s tools can give you the confidence you need in the most challenging environments.…

Hydraulics v Pneumatics – Infographic

Following on from our blog post showing the difference between Pneumatic and hydraulic systems, we spruced up the graphics to explain it a little clearer. Thanks for Mrs. Jones at Brindley Junior School for the inspiration for this, it will be used in class!

Health and Safety: Working in cold weather

Working in hot weather brings with it a whole host of problems when the heat may tempt some people to cast away thick, protective clothing and perform their duties wearing nothing but shorts and a smile. Cold weather is not so much a problem, as safety equipment is generally very thick, and when put on…