Storage & Handling

December 2021 has been a busy month so far. As we get ready for this weekend’s staff party and race towards the end of 2021. The site has had several updates over the last week.

The web engineers are busy making sure that all posts and articles are easily readable and, where possible, integrated with the online store. New products such as the glass shelving compliment one of the largest shelving categories available in the United Kingdom. If you need additional storage, take a look or contact Merlin Industrial.

display shelving featured

Glass Shelving

Glass shelving is available in tempered glass or in acrylic, depending on your requirements. All the components are available so that you can build or modify your shelving requires as required.

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Brochures and Documents

We have numerous Brochures and Documents that you can download or view as required, with nearly all of them available in PDF format so that they can be viewed across a wide range of computers, tablets, and phones. We love trees and the environment, so no more paper catalogues!

grey pigeon hole units

Wooden Pigeonhole Units

These wooden pigeonhole units are ideal for any busy office environment, pigeonhole units are available in either floor standing, cupboard or wall mounted. All storage systems are designed to various sizes. “A3” is available upon request.

Folding Laundry Trolley

Folding Laundry Trolleys

Merlin Industrial have various folding laundry trolleys, with ones in plastic and steel frames, that can be easily folded and stored away until required.  Such as guest changeover days. For areas that do not have large transfer rates, these are economical and perfect for guest houses and small hotels.

WTB16Z heavy duty workbench

Heavy-Duty Benches

Heavy-Duty benches with a wide range of storage options that are ideal for laboratory and educational purposes. All workbenches can be supplied with a 40 mm thick multiply beech worktop. Various storage drawers and cabinets available, making these the complete workshop solution.

display furniture

Display Furniture

As part of our display furniture section, we have poster display and signage products that can be wall mounted or freestanding. These display stands can be used for a wide range of information displays, such as posters for news and health & safety information. We also have a select range of glass display cases.

sbc604 pigeon hole storage

Steel Pigeonhole Storage

Steel pigeonhole storage systems offer an ideal way to store small parts and offer a dense storage system that can be easily labelled and identified. The metal pigeonhole systems we offer will provide many years of use as none of the components are easily worn by regular use and the cabinets are used from small… Read More »Steel Pigeonhole Storage

JACKING CASTORS different models

Jacking Castors

Jacking castors can be used to vary the height of a platform or piece of equipment between 75 and 200 mm, depending on the models shown below. The jacking castor can also be used to raise a platform off its feet so that it can be moved easily around your work space. Prices and Specifications… Read More »Jacking Castors

firezero lockers tested and certified

Fire Rated Steel Lockers

Fire rated steel lockers are available from a single door to six doors or tiers. Standard locker height is 1780 mm (70?) with a choice of depths and widths.  The standard carcass colour is grey though we have recently introduced the new black body range.  The doors come in a wide range of colours and… Read More »Fire Rated Steel Lockers

heating blankets for industrial use

Industrial Heating Blankets

Industrial Heating blankets are used in many industries, they are perfect for ground thawing, curing of materials like composites, repairing of wind rotor blades. The blankets are also used for altering the viscosity of liquids in the food industry. Production environments in both the marine and the aerospace industry and for areas exposed to the… Read More »Industrial Heating Blankets

workbench replacement tops

Workbench Tops

UK Manufactured workbench tops. These tops are supplied ready for fitting to an existing frame. The quality of the workmanship is reflected in the fact these are supplied to the three largest manufacturers in the workbench industry. We also have a range of very heavy industrial worktops with steel and wood finishes. Suitable for canteens… Read More »

jib reach and loads

Merlin Industrial have added the Just lift electric load lifters to their site. The lifters, that can be used with various remote controls, help the cranes operate under a single person. The smallest model has a capacity of 150 kg, whilst the largest model can lift up to 750 kg. Each electric crane can rotate 240 to 360 degrees. These compact, lightweight cranes offer companies an alternative way to safely and quickly move repetitive loads.

For more information, visit the page here

Just lift lightweight cranes

“Toilets need lifting too” is something that we do not hear a lot to be fair. With the forklift becoming the jack of all trades, it is surprising, the amount of attachments that can be fitted to the forklift to enable it to become almost anything that you need. forklift toilet lifterThe loo lifter shown above is just an amusing example of how diverse forklift attachments have become. Please see some other examples below.

Mechanical Grabber

forklift mechanical grabber

Designed to lift, move and release numerous types of block and brick packs safely on a building site or yard. Fully mechanically operated via the forklift (without the driver leaving the safety of his seat) or via an overhead crane / HIAB.

Model Capacity (kg) Weight (kg) C of G (mm) Span (mm) Internal Height (mm) Overall Height (mm) Overall Width (mm) Pad Length (mm)
ISG-5 2000 270 750 600-1130 100-925 1430 1500 1200
ISG-5-60 1500 321 750 410-1185 100-1125 2200 1640 1200

Standard Features

  • External handles for ease of positioning
  • Adjustable internal pack height
  • Profiled hooks for attachment of optional safety net
  • Fully automatic mechanism
  • Segmented interchanged rubber pads
  • Painted bright orange for safety

Fork Mounted Skip Compactor

skip compactor

The Fork Mounted Skip Compactor is designed to achieve optimum skip capacity. Waste is usually deposited into the yard skip and taken away once full. However, in most cases the skip is 30-45 percent full of fresh air. The Skip Compactor significantly reduces this and subsequently reduces the number of collections required and money spent in doing so.

Model Weight (kg) C of G (mm) Length (mm) Width (mm) Height (mm)
ISC-1 1000 390 800 1500 320
ISC-2 2000 390 800 1500 600

Standard Features

  • Adjustable height to suit up to 8 foot deep skips
  • Heel pin locking for the safe attachment to forklift truck
  • Robust and sturdy construction
  • Painted bright orange for safety


  • Position the forks to the correct distance apart to locate into fork pockets.
  • Remove the safety lynch pin and fork pocket heel pins.
  • Drive the forks fully into the fork pockets.
  • Insert fork pocket heel pins directly behind the heel of the fork and attach safety lynch pin into hole provided.
  • Remove Height Adjustment Pin in the main vertical box section to adjust compactor height to suit waste/skip height.
  • Once the desired position is achieved, insert the Adjustment Pin into the aligned holes and attach the safety lynch pin into the hole provided.
  • The attachment is now ready for use.

For more specialized forklift attachments, visit this page,

For forklift attachments like extensions, visit the shop here,

For advice and enquiries, please contact Merlin Industrial products Ltd direct.