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  • Wesco Stairking Battery Powered Stairclimbing Applicance Trucks

    Wesco's Stairking battery-powered stairclimbers are the perfect option to safely and securely move appliances and other cargo up and down a flight of stairs.

    To use, simply slide the cargo onto the 4" deep noseplate. Secure using the auto-rewind ratchet that first removes any slack and then tightens using the ratchet crank.

    The included sealed-battery propels the Stairking up and down stairs with ease; both versions also come in a dual-battery version for longer use between charges. A 220v / 50hz battery charger (109160) is also available.

    Available in 66" (230051) and 72" (230052) height versions, the Stairking can support cargo weighing a maximum of 850 lbs. Made of welded aluminium, these stairclimbers are light and easy to manoeuvre.

    The Stairking also has a great selection of accessories, including a winch lift attachment (230053) that converts the Stairking into a stairclimber + lifter up to 57" all in one unit. With the lift attachment, a user can now easily load / remove cargo from a vehicle and carry it up or down a flight of stairs.

    Other accessories include:

    • platform (260160) that slips onto the forks of the winch lift attachment
    • superwheel (270076)
    • kick-out wheel (230059)
    • in-car battery charger (230060) for
    • nose extension (230055)

    The Stairking is a must have for anybody who needs to move heavy equipment up and down stairs and / or cargo in or out of vehicles such as delivery vans and pickup tracks. Find out more about the Wesco Stairking series and browse our selection of appliance trucks here.

  • Dazor Lighting now available at Raptor Supplies!

    Raptor Supplies has been appointed as the UK distributor for Dazor Lighting Solutions ("Dazor"), one of the US' premier lighting OEMs. For over 75 years, Dazor has been supplying a variety of industries with top-quality task lighting and magnifying lamps manufactured in the USA.
    Raptor Supplies now carries the entire Dazor product line of over 1,000+ SKUs, split up into two main areas:

    • Lighted Magnifiers: "floating arm" work lights marketed under the Circleline, Stretchview, Hi-Lighting and ESD-safe brands. Available in a variety of magnifications, shape (circular vs. rectangular), bulb type (LED / CFL / fluorescent / UV), base (clamp vs. fixed), arm types, arm lengths and colours. Their range includes handheld magnifiers for those who need portability or require lighted magnification in tight spaces.
    • Task Lighting: Overhead lighting solutions designed for both industrial and personal uses. Categorised by bulb type (fluorescent / CFL / LED / halogen / UV), task lights are sold under the Worldlite, Lumilus, EcoFlex brands.

    Many of Dazor's products are also CE-certified and work in 110v - 240v environments for the benefit of our UK and European customers! Electrical plugs can also be configured to a a variety of euro plug types. Whatever your requirement or budget, Dazor offers the right lighting magnification solution.

    For any Dazor-related sales or product queries, please contact sales@raptorsupplies.com

  • Wesco Industrial Products now available at Raptor Supplies!

    Raptor Supplies is happy to announce its appointment as the European distributor for Wesco Industrial Products (“Wesco”). For almost 70 years, Wesco has been a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment, including drum handlers, hand trucks, pallet trucks, platform trucks, lift equipment, dock and shipping related products.

    Wesco’s product line includes an extensive range of lift and die tables offered through its Lexco brand. They also offer a broad range of both manual and powered winches and stackers. Wesco’s patented Gator Grip drum handlers are an ideal way to lift and transport steel and plastic drums by gripping the inside of the drum rim. They also offer hand and pallet trucks to suit virtually any industrial need.

    Many of Wesco’s products are CE-certified for use in European markets. Click here to browse Wesco’s entire product line.

  • Friedrich ATEX and CE certified Hazardgard Air Conditioners

    Friedrich recently introduced an ATEX and CE certified version of their popular Hazardgard line of air conditioning units for use in international markets, including Europe and the Middle East / GCC.

    As CE-Certified, Hazardgard air conditioners are specifically designed for use where CE is a must. Ideal for use in hazardous locations, these wall-mounted air conditioning units are rated to the following standards, including:

    • IECEx, Ex nA nC II C T4 Gc
    • ATEX, II 3 G Ex nA nC IIC T4 Gc
    • CE Certified

    The air conditioners feature a hermetically sealed compressor and overload within the enclosed fan motor. Can be used in temperatures as low as 45°C and where surface temperature does not exceed 120°C. The AC housing is made of 22-gauge steel and is corrosion-resistant (powder coating / gold-plated thermostat contacts / environmentally sealed on-off switch).

    Available in both 60Hz and 50Hz models with details below:

    • SH24N20AT (60hz): 24,000 / 23,700 Btu/hour cooling capacity and rated for 208/230 volts. Cooling amps of 12.6 / 13.5 and 385 CFM.
    • SH24N20AT (50hz): 21,000 / 20,500 Btu/hour cooling capacity and rated for 220/240 volts. Cooling amps of 15.0 / 13.2 and 360 CFM.
    • SH20N50AT (50hz): 19,500 / 19,000 Btu/hour cooling capacity and rated for use between 220 - 240 volts. Cooling amps of 9.8 / 10.3 and 425 CFM.

    The unit has dimensions of 45.5 cm x 65.9 cm x 64.4 cm and can fit a window opening of between 70.8 cm - 106.7 cm. Shipping weight is 79 - 84 kg

    To find out more about Hazardgard ATEX / CE Certified air conditioners, please contact us. Browse our wide selection of window-mounted air conditioners here.

  • Drum Faucets suitable for Chemicals

    Drum faucets are great for dispensing fluids in a controlled manner directly from a steel or plastic drum. Simple to use, just screw the faucet into the opening on the top of a drum and turn the knob on / off to use.

    But what if you need to dispense corrosive fluids / chemicals such as acids? The need for a suitable drum faucet is even greater due to spill containment requirements and hazards to workers handling drums with acids. The drum faucet construction material and any associated seals needs to be corrosion-resistant to prevent leaks as well.

    The solution: a drum faucet made of polyethylene. Rieke Packaging manufactures the "Flo-King", a polyethylene drum faucet with an EPDM gasket. With a 2" male NPT thread, connects easily to many plastic and steel drums. The Flo-King has a 2" opening and can empty a 208 litre drum in 3 minutes. Can be used with a wide range of chemicals, including 35% hydrochloric acid (HCL) and 80% sodium hydroxide (NaOH). Rieke also offers a version with a 3/4" NPT male thread call the Flo-Rite.

    Click here to browse our range of drum faucets and other drum accessories. If you need a drum faucet that is compatible with a certain chemical, contact us and we can find the right product for you!

  • Choosing Drum Handling Equipment

    Users have a wide variety of choices when it comes to purchasing drum handling equipment. Before deciding on a particular product, an end-user should have clarity that the proposed solution will fit their requirements. With this in mind, Raptor Supplies has put together a quick guide of things to consider when evaluating drum handling options:

    Drum type: Should work with your particular drum type, whether a steel, poly or fiber drum. Be careful with fiber drums as picking the wrong product could lead to a puncture or damage.

    Drum size: Consider the drum size, whether it’s a 30 / 50 / 85 gallon drum that needs to be handled. Pay particular attention to the height of the drum. Drums that are too high or too short may require an accessory or a different drum handling solution.

    Drum diameter: Will the product work with the diameter of your drum? Drums with diameters less than the standard 22.5” diameter need to pay attention to this. From a safety perspective, drums need to fit securely and not be loose or too tight as to cause drum damage or work injuries.

    Drum capacity: Whatever equipment you are evaluating needs to rated for the weight of your drum. Not a good idea to handle an 800lb drum with equipment only specified to handle 400lb.

    Drum functionality: Does the equipment need to be multi-functional? For instance, do you need a drum lifer that dispenses as well? One should checking drum handling options that have more than one function. This can save you money and also space in your work area.

    Drum access: Can a drum handler easily access the drum? Is there 4-sided accessibility to a drum or pallet + sufficient free space in front for the equipment to manoeuvre without obstruction?

    Drum surface: Is the surface of the drum rimmed or smooth? This should be considered when handling drums from the side (long edge) as some drum equipment will only work on a rimmed or smooth drums but not both.

    Drum versatility: Do you need to handle only one or several drum types / sizes? Is it worth investing in a unit that can handle multiple drum types? It could save you both money and avoid the need for multiple drum handlers taking up valuable space in your facility.

    Drum position: Are you moving a drum off the ground, a pallet or a platform that won’t allow the legs of a drum handler to fit underneath? Any unit with forward legs will generally not fit under a pallet and would require a solution that can meet a pallet at right angles.

    Lifting height: Does the proposed solution lift the drum to the required height? The maximum height must fit your clearance requirement. Does the minimum height work with your drum height? (a unit that lowers to 25” will not work with a drum height of 20” that has to be lowered to ground level)

    Frequency of use: If you need to handle drums often, it may make sense to use a powered version to reduce injury risks. This could be battery or AC-powered depending on the need. For occasional use, a manual version would work both for your budget and drum handling needs.

    Voltage: If purchasing an electric drum handler, check that the electrical specifications conform to your region (115v vs. 220v / 50hz vs. 60hz / 1 phase vs 3 phase).

    Confined space: Is your equipment going to operate in a confined work space? Make sure your area has the required height clearance to enable the equipment to work properly. If your work area has narrow corridors, be mindful that your solution will fit width and turning radius restrictions.

    Vertical lifting: If you handle a drum vertically, make sure the drum has a rim that will securely catch with your equipment. Some handlers may require a minimum drum chime (length of the inside rim) to work.

    Non-standard drums: Handling pails and cans often cannot be achieved with the same equipment used for a standard 30 or 55 gallon drums. Generally, there are drum handling equipment available that is designed specifically for handling smaller containers such as pails. Drums or containers that may have protrusions may not work on some drum handlers.

    Environment: Is the drum handling product going to be used in the food / pharmaceutical industries or in a hazardous or spark-prone environment? Stainless steel and non-sparking monel versions should be in these work environments.

  • Morse Drum now available at Raptor Supplies!

    Raptor Supplies recently became the UK dealer for Morse Manufacturing Co. (“Morse Drum”), one of the world’s premier manufacturers of drum handling equipment. Established in 1923, Morse Drum has developed a reputation of offering high-quality products to solve any drum handling requirement.

    Morse Drum’s extensive product line includes:
    - drum rollers
    - drum tumblers
    - drum pourers
    - drum palletizers
    - drum karriers
    - forklift-mounted drum equipment
    - below-the-hook drum lifters
    - drum rackers
    - drum trucks (2- and 4-wheel)
    - drum palletizers
    - drum dollies
    - drum cradles
    - drum heaters
    - pail handlers

    Many products also come in stainless steel and non-sparking versions depending on customer requirements. Morse Drum products cater to various:
    - drum types: steel / plastic / fiber
    - drum sizes: 85 / 55 / 30 gallon and 5 gallon pails
    - drum capacity up to 2500 lb

    Depending on budget and frequency of use, customers can choose between manual or powered versions such as AC power / battery-power / air-power. All Morse Drum products are OSHA certified and several products are CE-certified as well.

    Raptor Supplies carries Morse Drum’s entire product line and can deliver by either air or sea freight depending on required delivery times. Click here to browse Morse Drum’s catalog and find the perfect solution for your drum handling needs.

  • Welcome to Raptor Supplies!

    Here at Raptor Supplies, our goal is to make cross-border MRO easy and hassle free for procurement professionals worldwide across 180+ countries. Using our online catalog of 650,000+ products, customers can find the products to solve their unplanned or ad hoc MRO / industrial supplies' requirements. Whether you a have a one-off purchase or ongoing MRO supply needs, Raptor Supplies has you covered.


    We also specialise in sourcing items from across the globe, so if you can't procure the MRO items you need locally and its not on our site please get in touch. Stay tuned to this space to find out about new supplier announcements, product introductions, useful information about our 6,000+ product categories, logistics updates and happenings in the world of MRO and procurement.


    The Raptor Team