Our Machine Moving Equipment & Moving Equipment for Hire
We own a large number of commercial moving equipment & moving machines, as well as machine moving transport vehicles, required for the handling and transportation of plant and machinery, abnormal load movement, and abnormal loads transportation, within the UK, and for export worldwide. As High Quality Commercial Movers, we have the capability to organise and transport abnormal loads which includes providing the escort vehicles, as well as abnormal load of industrial machinery, transport equipment of all sizes including wide loads, supply CNC machine movers, commercial equipment movers, as well as construction equipment transport to name but a few.
Silver Knight will also hire additional equipment if a project requires it. All our equipment is fully maintained and tested, and test certificates are provided on request.
Further to this all our equipment has been converted from diesel to gas. We are continually adding to our equipment roster and taking the advantage to invest in more environmentally friendly equipment where we can.
Below is just some of our equipment we use and are available for hire
Versa Lift 25/35 Hire
Our Versalift Hire service allows us to use on our own jobs, or hire out our VersaLifts which are a 16-ton lift, usually used for lifting small CNC machines. This is ideal for lifting loads in tight quarters, and our 25/35 Model can handle loads of 25,000 pounds with the base retracted - or up to 35,000 pounds with the base extended. As a result, this machine is ideal for getting into congested areas that other machines can't reach. Our staff are qualified to operate this moving equipment.
Versa Lift 40/60 Hire
Our Versa 40/60 is a 30-ton lift, which is used for example for the removal of large presses, picking up loaded shipping containers, lying presses over, and large CNC machines. As a result, this machinery can lift 40,000 pounds with the base retracted - or up to 60,000 pounds with the base extended. Built with manoeuvrability, power, and ease of use in mind, the 40/60 is our heavy-duty forklift. Our staff are qualified to operate this moving equipment.
200 Tonne Mega Lift Hire
The Megalift is especially used for moving presses and extremely heavy pieces of machinery. These are designed to lift items up to 200 tonnes, and ideal for lifting awkward and bulky machinery.
400 Tonne Megalift Hire
Ideal for moving heavy objects, machinery, and plant equipment and machinery up to an impressive 400 tonnes.
S7 7 Tonne Forklift Truck Hire
Used around the factories for moving small machinery and equipment and are very versatile in most jobs. They are equipped to use gas which makes them very environmentally friendly, and suitable for factory use. Due to their size, they can easily manoeuvre around tight factories and other tight and small areas and are ideal for moving heavy pallets, and machinery up to 5.5 tonnes. These forklifts are a great asset due to the size and lifting capabilities up to 7 tonnes.
S 5.5 Tonne Forklift Truck Hire
Used around the factories for moving small machinery and equipment and are very versatile in most jobs. They are equipped to use gas which makes them very environmentally friendly, and suitable for factory use. Due to their size they can easily manoeuvre around tight factories and other tight and small areas and are ideal for moving heavy pallets, and machinery up to 5.5 tonnes. These forklifts are a great asset due to the size and lifting capabilities up to 5.5 tonnes.
Semi Ramp Low Loaders Hire
Used for transportation of light and heavy loads. Comes equipped with large rear loading and secure ramps which allows for machinery to be safely loaded and ready for transport using our Scania tractor units. These are able to carry 70 tonnes of machinery with ease safely.
45 Foot Flat Trailer Hire
Used for transportation of light and heavy loads. This is ideal for flat loads which can easily carry heavy machines up to 28 tonnes. This is an ideal alternative to our low loader for the more straight forward and less complicated moves.
Scania Tractor Unit Hire
This is ideal to pull loads of 80 tonnes, using the low loader. This tractor unit has a Tag on the back which is ideal for getting into tight places.
Super 6 Iron Fairies Hire
16-tonne lifts are ideal for being used around the factories. Also for pulling equipment out of containers. They are also hired out on a day to day basis. Our Iron Fairies are gas operated, making them environmentally friendly, and ideal for use in factories. These can lift everything from 1 tonne to 16-tonne machinery and other heavy items.
Faymonville Multi-N4LU 4 Axel Step Frame with Curtain Sider Body
Ideal for moving heavy objects and machinery while keeping the elements off the equipment being transported or privacy of the machinery in transit.
Where are we based?
We are based in West Bromwich, North of Birmingham, in the Midlands; however, we can service and supply moving equipment Nationwide.
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Our Machine Moving Services
We are able to move any type of machinery, big or small we will cater to all your needs for moving from location to another. We provide all the equipment ourselves and have a skilled number of operatives to carry out the job in a safe and timely manner.
Find out more about our Factory Relocation Service.
We offer a complete range of services to exporters including UK haulage, warehousing for consolidation of contract cargo export packing, container loading, container blocking/securing, marine insurance, consular work, engineering certificates and shipping to worldwide destinations.
Find out more about our Forklift Moving Service.
We can offer a service abroad in any location. We have worked around the globe we are 'not' just a UK company. We can organise shipping, containerisation, packing service and installation of machinery wherever you may be.
Find out more about our Continental Machinery Moving Service.
We can provide the transportation of any machinery, big or small and out of gauge. We can basically move you from your old location/premises and move you to your new location/premises. We can also provide just transportation for your machinery if you chose. For example, if you require your machine to be collected and delivered with no intervention this is also a service we provide.
Find out more about our Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service.
We offer a heavy haulage transport section. This includes wide loads, out of gauge and long vehicle convoys. We provide escort vehicles as part of the service, and we can also sort the logistics of your move so you don't have to and this includes liaising with local police authorities where possible and government agencies on your behalf. We have a wealth of experience with successfully moving everything from small CNC machines to 150 tonne Press Crowns and everything in between.
Find out more about our Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service.
We have a number of Versa lifts, Including a 25/35, 40,60 and 60/80 along with many other pieces of equipment available for immediate hire both on short term and long term contracts. These can come with a fully qualified driver which removes the stress from yourselves when moving and relocating the most of difficult of machinery or can be supplied on their own for your operators to operate. Our machines are fully certified, and we can deliver day or night as we are a 24-hour hire and transport service.
Find out more about our Moving Equipment Hire Service.
We can offer a service on securely and safely loading your machinery into containers using blocks and straps, that you require moving to any destination around the world. This includes loading multiple variations of containers including end loaders, open tops, flat racks. Photographs and full documentation provided.
Find out more about our Shipping Container Packing Service.
We can offer a Secure Warehousing Storage Service which is secured by CCTV, fully alarmed, with on-site rest facilities. Our premises can come fully heated to provide protection for your goods. Silver Knight has Goods In Trust insurance, which ensures goods up to £1 million.
Find out more about our Secure Warehousing Storage Service.