How do people use Grabo
Construction professionals tell us that Grabo is the most useful tool they ever used. Around the world, Grabo quickly became a bestseller and found the hands of construction workers and building professionals in masonry, paving, tile, countertop installation, drywall installation, flooring and more. Here are a few reasons why architecture professionals use Grabo:
Tiles and floor panels
Grabo is available in many U.S. showrooms and Tile stores, such as the Dallouisville, quartz, and Mid America tiles.
Tile Workers Say Grabo is the perfect tool for selecting and placing tiles, including patterned slabs and floors of any size. Professional installer Kyle writes, “Even after the pump is turned off, it still has long-lasting retention.”. We use it on an acid-etched concrete panel, which carries a 120-pound panel with a pump running continuously (which should be expected on this type of surface) easily. They are quite light and ergonomic, which beats the air cup that connects the hose to the compressor.”
Pavers & concrete blocks
Moving large concrete blocks and outdoor pavers is a daunting task. Unfortunately, many construction workers had to take care of businesses and demolish old walls, broken concrete blocks and large blocks in landscaping, demolition and construction site preparation. Staff at Mquip, a large family-owned business in Ontario, Canada, have found Grabo very useful for their landscaping work.
Dusty glass installation
Most glass installations today are still complete using the old thumb action suction cup. But general non-powered suction cups do not work on textured glass, they are extremely unreliable when the glass is dusty which may cause unexpected injury to people or glass damage. Glass installers working on dusty construction sites choose Grabo to save time and install large, expensive pieces of glass without having to clean the surface first. Grabo creates a constant suction while the pump is energized, meaning that the suction remains even if a small amount of air finds its way through a sealed path through the microchannels around the dust particles.
Outdoor paving & landscaping with a GRABO
Paving stones or pavers are thicker than ordinary tiles, made of brick (clay) , concrete, bluestone, flagstone, marble, travertine, porcelain, cobblestone, rubber, plastic and more. Unlike tiles, pavers are usually slightly porous, so traditional suction cups can not be used to lift them. However, Grabo can adhere to most paving materials, including patterned and slightly porous materials. Our friend in Kardam, Germany, who is a leading supplier of high quality paving and landscaping tools, told us that professional construction companies in Germany like to use Grabo for pavements, patios, driveways, etc. . Nemo Grabo has its limitations, but some extremely porous pavers may need a special version of Grabo for high traffic applications. Please feel free to call us for specific applications or check out the handy paver chart below:
Drywall and wood panels
A union carpenter from the Chicago area wrote: “I use it for many different jobs, from plasterboard to wood to even exterior building panels.”
Grabow is the only suction lift in the world that can be attached to plywood, plasterboard, plasterboard, and other porous construction materials. Using Grabo allows workers to pick and place large, bulky boards with an easy-to-open it almost magically to grab the board and implement it with a click of a button. The use of Grabo reduces the chance of back injuries and enables workers to move the panels in an ergonomic and correct manner. Nemo Grabow allowed a worker to pick up, place and release the boards immediately with one hand, leaving the other free to hold a drywall screw gun. Using Grabo to carry panels is more comfortable, easier on the back, and allows one worker to do one job, usually requiring two.
Lumber and wood beams
It may not seem possible to carry a wooden beam or board with a suction cup, but Grabo’s powerful continuous suction makes this possible. A 20L M piston acting pump allows Grabo to connect to porous materials such as: plywood, dense wood, fibreboard, particleboard, oriented strand board, laminated wood, laminated veneer, cross-laminated and many other types of boards and beams hold more than 200 lbs. Carpenters around the world choose Grabo to make their jobs easier, avoid annoying debris and increase productivity on the job site.
Grabo has become a popular tool for stone workers in many countries. By our partner Topspin international-tens of thousands of units are now used on construction sites for stone, wet or dusty glass panels and more. Ritchie Ramos writes, “We always need a suction cup to grasp the undulating surface. This product is the answer. Now we can easily grasp the rough surface. It’s a great tool in the shop.”
Textured pattern glass
Grabo has become a popular tool for German and Dutch glass construction workers. By our partner Topspin international-tens of thousands of units are now used to lift and place patterned glass, wet or dusty glass panels and more on construction sites. Ritchie Ramos writes, “We laminated molten glass, always needing a suction cup to suck up the undulating surface. This product is the answer. Now we can easily grasp the rough surface. It’s a great tool in the shop.”