Last modified: August 19th, 2020

Reid Lifting manufactures a range of standard sockets that are suitable for a variety of fixing structures (subject to engineer approval). Available in aluminium, galvanised mild steel, passivated 316L stainless steel and a yellow painted finish.

Socket extensions:

Socket extensions are designed to provide additional lift height or reach over obstacles, protective rails or walls for 65mm socket/kingpin products. Made from lightweight aluminium alloy, with handles for lifting and carrying, they’re designed to be easy to use. Simply insert them into the existing socket and assemble a standard TDAVIT or PORTADAVIT, as normal, using the extension as its socket.

Socket extensions are available in three standard sizes:

  • 500mm
  • 800mm
  • 1100mm


Flush mount

  • Complete with cover and re-bars, for casting into concrete Complete with cover for resin bonding into existing concrete

Top mount

  • Suitable for bolting into existing concrete or steel structures

  • Comes complete with cover

Side mount

  • Suitable for mounting on the side of concrete or steel structures

  • A brace plate can be supplied for thin-walled concrete

Bridge mount

  • Suitable for bolting into steel structures

  • Designed to fit open mesh grating or flush with structural steelwork

Last modified: August 19th, 2020 by