Ultra-Grate Lifters®

A single person grate and storm drain lifter

The Ultra-Grate Lifter is the safe and easy way for one person to remove grate and drain covers. Its design gives a single person the right amount of leverage and control to lift even the most stubborn of covers. 

Key Features:
  • Can be operated by a single person
  • 400 lbs lifting capacity
  • Disassembles quickly for easy transport
  • Optional 2-piece Carrying Case (p/n 9241) available for easy and convenient storage and transport.
Practical Applications Include:
  • Storm sewer grate covers
  • Storm drain covers
  • Manhole covers
  • Raised manhole covers


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Ultra-Grate Lifter

Part # Capacity Weight lbs (kg) Where to Buy
9234 Up to 400 lbs (181.5 kg) 67.0 (30.0)


Part # Description Where to Buy
9241 Two-piece carrying case
Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Ultra-Grate Lifter made of?
The Grate Lifter is made with powder-coated steel.



Can the Grate Lifter be used to lift manhole covers?
Depending on the design of the manhole, some modification and/or additional hooks or accessories may be necessary but yes, the Drum Lifter can be used to lift manhole covers.



How much weight is the Ultra-Grate Lifter capable of lifting?
The Grate Lifter can lift up 400 lbs. (181 Kg).



What color is it?
Are you kidding me right now?



What hooks/accessories does the Grate Lifter come with?
The Ultra-Grate Lifter comes with a double, two-pronged hook attachment that is designed to work with most storm drain grates.