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Self-tipping skips: what is their purpose?

An introduction to self-tipping skips Wondering the purpose of self tipping skips? Tipping skips are one of the most frequently used apparatus in the workplace across multiple industries. They are the perfect item to transport materials and waste inside industrial environments. At Direct2u we offer a variety of different tipping skips. Some range from self-tipping skips, to forklift tipping skips and standard skips. A common denominator for the range of tipping skips is that they all have the sole purpose of ensuring workplaces are as tidy as possible. They ensure that clutter, waste and different materials are transported safely to… Read more

Direct2u – Scissor Lift

What is a Scissor Lift? Here is a quick summary of scissor lifts! Lift tables can come in a large assortment of variations. Choosing the type of lift you want is important. For example, if it’s a manual or electric scissor lift. The load capacity and the transportability of your lift table are always questions customers should ask. Especially before committing to a buy. Should you be handling more heavy-duty equipment we recommend that shoppers look out for three key features. Features should include is the lift is static, has 1000kg+ load capacity and is electric. Using a Lightweight Scissor… Read more

School Furniture – Primary vs Secondary

School Canteen Furniture At Direct2u we often get questions about what lunch tables for schools customers should go for. This can depend on the customers canteen environment, size of the school as well as if the school is a primary or secondary school. We also know that school dining furniture must cater to a variety of unique features. For example, as the furniture will be in use at least 5 times a week, the canteen units need to resist a lot of wear and tear. Having tables and chairs that are easy to clean, stack, fold and move are key… Read more

Celebrating the launch of our new Sack Truck!

What is a sack truck used for? Sack Trucks are designed to help users transport loads easily from one place to another. Sack trolleys come on two wheels and ensure that the uses can use the handles to push different load capacities. Load capacities can range from lightweight items to heavy duty items depending on what employees are using the sack truck for. You may be asking why is it called a sack truck? They are called this because back in the 18th century when they were first used, young boys used them to move large sacks of spices on… Read more