Clamping With your Hi-Lift jack

A high lift jack is a versatile piece of equipment that can do more that lift/jack a vehicle or object.

A Hi-Lift jack can also be used to clamp item to aid in repair or recovery.

Clamping With Your Hi-Lift

When using the jack for clamping, the maximum clamping force of the standard top clamp-clevis is 750 lbs. (340 kg). If you exceed this limit, the standard top clamp-clevis could bend or break, resulting in serious injury or death.

1. Loosen the standard top clamp-clevis bolt.

2. Turn the top clamp-clevis 90° to the steel standard bar, and re-tighten the bolt.

Note: You can connect the top clamp-clevis anywhere along the steel standard bar to use the jack as a clamp.

3. Operate the jack as you would for raising a load (see Raising a Stationary Load).

Warning

A Hi-lift jack can be a dangerous piece of equipment, remember to read the instruction manual and follow the safety instructions.


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