Hydraulic Vertical Lifting Wedges

Designed to lift or lower objects in a controlled manner, the Equalizer Hydraulic Vertical Lifting Wedges will give a safe, smooth, secure hold when lifting or lowering heavy equipment. Using the Equalizer™ interlocking first-step technology, this tool will lift an object in a stable movement from an access gap of only 9.5mm. VLW models are available as models with an external or an integral hydraulic hand-pumps. All sets include:

  • VLW18TE (mechanic): Hydraulic cylinder, set of safety blocks, pair of stepped blocks, carry case – hydraulic hoses and lightweight hydraulic hand pump as optional
  • VLW18TI (hydraulic): Integral hydraulic cylinder, set of safety blocks, pair of stepped blocks, carry case


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Hydraulic Vertical Lifting Wedges
Item Power Source Capacity (tn) Tip Clearance (mm) A (mm) B (mm) C (mm) D (mm) Weight (kg)
VLW18TE Hydraulic 18 9,5 325 – 376 121 9,5 -29,5 8,5
VLW18TI Hydraulic 18 600-0 537 – 575 125 9,5 -29,5 380 12




Equalizer is a tool manufacturer focusing on the alignment and spreading of flange joints. For almost 20 years, Equalizer's patented, award winning tools have been addressing the challenges of flange alignment, flange spreading and flange pulling. The tools bring significant benefits, in terms of safety, efficiency, ease of use and realizable time and therefore cost savings for those undertaking any form of flange maintenance activity.  Equalizer flange maintenance tools joined the Enerpac portfolio in 2019.

Product Sheet

Product Sheet (in Finnish) [PDF]

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