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Salvage/Lifting Bags

Supplier: Flexitank

FTA also manufactures enclosed cylindrical lift bags, which are used by salvage operators, military operators, and boat owners to prevent the loss of craft, as well as the recovery of craft.

Price Guide: POA

FTA’s cylindrical lift bags are ruggedly constructed and are fitted with manual or automatic relief valves, and provide a perfect solution to shallow water lifts as well as different towing operations.

Features of Enclosed Cylindrical Lifting Bags:

  • High quality 900gsm PVC fabric OR 1200gsm polyurethane fabric available;
  • Each bag is rated to safely carry weight on 4:1 ratio, meeting most worldwide maritime standards for lifting ability and performance;
  • All bags are manufactured using only the latest in hot air and high frequency welding;
  • Each bag is stringently pressure tested and inspected before dispatch to check integrity of the finished product
  • FTA can supply fittings as standard item, or custom designed to suit existing machinery and vessel operations – all fittings are standard 316 stainless steel;
  • FTA have been manufacturing flotation devices for the Australian Navy (see below) since 1986, delivering the highest quality to the toughest users of our products anywhere in the world;
  • 100% Australian made and developed

Standard lifting capacities are available in 1,000, 2,500, 5,000 & 10,000 kg models. Very heavy lifts can be achieved by creating a mani-folding system where a large number of flotation devices together.