How Machinery Skates Work

When it is time to move a heavy load, you are going to want to use the safest and most effective method. Machinery skates are likely going to be your best choice when it comes down to it. We know that skates are used to move these large, industrial loads, but how do machinery skates

Tools to Move Heavy Equipment without Injury

Thousands of injuries and hundreds of tragic, but preventable, deaths occur each year while moving heavy equipment. When it comes to choosing tools to move heavy equipment, safety is important to ensure your workers aren’t hurt. Injury-free moving is no accident. It is important to practice safe working habits. These safe habits are especially vital

Here’s Why 3 Skate Systems Are The Solution

This blog is a continuation of our previous blog, The Problems With 4 Skate Systems, except this one is where you find all the answers. Let's first recap why using more skates is actually counterintuitive. The problem is in the points of contact and weight distribution. If you place an 8-legged table down on a

Everything You Need on Your Rigging Equipment Checklist

Everything You Need on Your Rigging Equipment Checklist Injuries have cost companies as much as $62 billion in a single year. For material movers, the right rigging equipment is a must to reduce injuries and boost efficiency. But it can be hard to know the must-haves when it comes to rigging tools, especially with the weight

Stay Safe: Your Guide to How to Move a Gun Safe

Stay Safe: Your Guide to How to Move a Gun Safe As a safe gun owner, you know the importance of a gun safe to keep your family and children out of harm's way. Gun safes, however, can also be dangerous. Gun safes used to protect assault rifles can weigh between 500-800 pounds, making their transport

Why Your Rigging Company Needs Quality Machinery Skates

Why Your Rigging Company Needs Quality Machinery Skates You should already know how important it is for rigging companies to include machinery skates in their inventories. They're an indispensable way to safely move loads that weigh even 100 tons while remaining both close to the ground and easy to maneuver. However, not all skates are

All About Straight Line Skates: Part 2

All About Straight Line Skates: Part 2 As we learned last time, when you need to move a load in a smooth, precise, and straight fashion, Hevi-Haul offers a line of excellent skates built tough to meet your unique needs. The ultimate machinery moving dollies for straight line moving, Hevi-Haul straight line skates come in

All About Straight Line Skates: Part 1

All About Straight Line Skates: Part 1 The strategies involved with moving heavy equipment or structures in an accurate, straight line require moving dollies with extreme strength and precision. There is very little room for error since the safety of team members and the investment of the organization is at stake. Hevi-Haul is proud to