The manhole cover lifter is designed to remove manhole covers from sump wells above underground petroleum tanks. It can remove manhole covers with lift handles or recessed handles. It also comes with a “J” hook attachment to remove manhole lids with no handles. To remove a manhole cover with no handle there must be a 1/4″ hole through the manhole cover. The “J” hook attachment is used by placing the lower part into the manhole and attaching the upper part to the lifter. This manhole lifter is 5 feet when in use, and folds to 3 feet for easy storage. It weighs 7 lbs. The UST manhole cover lifter gives the user leverage to maneuver the manhole cover away from the sump well. The manhole lifter prevents the user from coming into contact with manhole cover reducing the risk of back injury.
This UST manhole lifter is beneficial to anyone who works with or maintains underground petroleum storage tanks. In many areas the tank owner is responsible for removing the manhole cover when it is being inspected by local compliance agencies.
The UST manhole cover lifter and gasoline pump nozzle changer make up Triple B Supply’s retail petroleum maintenance tools.
Special features include:
- Double welded hooks for greater durability
- Equipped with a hammer/ice breaker to loosen stuck manhole covers
- Comes with a “J” hook attachment to remove manhole covers with missing handles