LGH Technical User Guide - Page 92



Modulift Lattice Spreader Beams
Lattice Spreader Beams
• The Modulift Lattice System (MLS) is a lightweight modular spreader suitable for long, light loads, and has been
specially developed to suit roofing sheets
• Maximum spans from 6m up to 42m in 3m increments are achievable using this system
• Lower support slings must be attached to the frames every 2m to ensure a uniformly distributed load
• MLS has a capacity of 3t, and a maximum span that can lift roof sheets up to 45m (130ft) long at
reduced capacities
• Maximum permitted overhang 1500mm per end
RIGGING
Lifting Points / Load Connection Points 6–24m Span
Product Code
Spreader (m)
Configuration (frame types) 1, 2, 3
H050500006
6
2
3
2
H050500009
9
2
1
3
2
H050500012
12
1
2
3
2
1
H050500015
15
1
2
1
3
2
1
H050500018
18
1
2
1
3
1
2
1
H050500021
21
1
2
1
1
3
1
2
1
H050500024
24
1
2
1
1
3
1
1
2
1
H050500027
27
1
2
1
1
1
3
1
1
2
1
H050500030
30
1
2
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
1
H050500033
33
1
2
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
2
1
H050500036
36
2
1
2
1
1
2
3
2
1
1
2
1
2
H050500042
42
2
1
1
2
1
1
2
3
2
1
1
2
1
= connection
= connection
point point
cross bar, and/or
for cross bar,for
and/or
connection point for
sling to weld
connection point
for eye.
= Lattice Connections
sling to weldLCeye.
3 or 4
6
7
8
10
11
13
318kg
6m spreader
LC: 6 pins
CB: 6 pins
327kg
6m spreader (alternative)
LC: 8 pins
CB: 8 pins
CB = Cross Beams
LC = Lattice Connections
16
18
19
2
21
LC: 16 pins
CB: 14 pins
552kg
12m spreader
kg = Total Weights
15
LC: 12 pins
CB: 12 pins
444kg
9m spreader
CB = Cross Beams
No. of Crossbeams
LC: 20 pins
CB: 16 pins
661kg
15m spreader
LC: 24 pins
CB: 20 pins
778kg
18m spreader
887kg
21m spreader
USER INSTRUCTIONS
- LATTICE SPREADER: 27m
1005kg
24m spreader
LC: 28 pins
CB: 22 pins
LC: 32 pins
CB: 26 pinss
The Modulift Lattice System (MLS) is a light-weight modular spreader suitable for long, light
loads, and has been specially developed to suit roofing sheets.
Maximum spans from 6m up to 36m in 3m increments are achievable using this system. Lower
support slings can be attached to the frames every 2m to ensure a uniformly distributed load.
Components.
Minimum Sling Lengths
Spreader Length
(m)
Sling Length
(m)
Spreader Length
(m)
Sling Length
(m)
6
2.2
18
6.5
9
4.3
21
8.7
TYPE 1:
100KG
1m
3m
TYPE 2:
137KG
CROSS BAR: 7.5KG
3m
12
2.2
24
10.8
15
4.3
-
-
These sling lengths are essential to ensure the sling to vertical
angle is less than 45º.
TYPE 3:
17.5 KG
CONNECTION PIN
FRAMES
Assembly.
Max. 6.5t shackle
Max. 3.25t
shackle
CONNECTION JOINTS USE 4 no. CONNECTION
PINS PER JOINT.
Connection
Pins - 2 per
Cross Beam
TYPICAL CROSS BAR
CONNECTION
Spreader Specification.
Rated at 2 tonnes WLL - Uniformly Distributed Load only (Up to 27m span).
‘Sling to Vertical’ angle, b, 45 degrees or less.
Lifting points: Slings can be connected to weld eyes on ends of 1m span cross bars, or to weld
eyes on underside of frames.
Maximum 33m roofing sheet to be lifted with this configuration
WARNING!
92
LGH - The authority in lifting
Personnel using this system should be suitably trained, competent and have a clear understanding of Safe
Slinging procedures, in accordance with the procedures laid down in ‘Lifting Operations and Lifting
Equipment Regulations 1998’ (LOLER).
THE SLING LENGTH IS CRITICAL TO THE SAFE USE OF THE SPREADER - THE ‘SLING TO VERTICAL’
ANGLE, b, MUST NOT BE MORE THAN 45 DEGREES.
DO NOT EXCEED 2 TONNES.
The number of lifting points must not be less than shown in the diagram overleaf.
MODULIFT · 11 NEW FIELDS BUSINESS PARK · STINSFORD RD · POOLE · DORSET · BH17 0NF · UK
Tel:+44(0)1202 621511 Fax: +44 (0)1202 632811 Email: info@modulift.co.uk Web: www.modulift.co.uk





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