Slab Handling Equipment


Lloyds Somers design & manufacture a range of bespoke Slab and Billet handling devices. The products range from Automatic Gravity Scissor Tongs for single slab handling, Hydraulic or Motorised Scissor Tongs for multiple slab packs, and Low Headroom Motorised Grabs for aluminium slab handling. All options can be fitted with powered rotation (slew) for fine positioning when engaging with and placing the item down. 

As aluminium slabs are cast vertically, we have designed and supplied numerous Aluminium Slab Downending Grabs to the major aluminium producers for extraction and downending of the aluminium slabs from the casting pits.

Creating innovative solutions since 1866

Lloyds Somers can help you create an innovative solution for slab handling and beyond, helping you to easily complete your tasks:

  • With the help of a design team with over 100 years of collective experience, that is constantly learning and engaging with new technology.

  • By giving you a dedicated expert, who will work with you one-on-one to help find a solution that works for you.

  • Following British Standards and any relative legislation, ensuring you’re compliant every step of the way. 

  • Machinery is designed and manufactured under a BS ISO 9001:2015 accredited quality system
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