This vertical spindle attachment was designed to handle narrow rolls of film from the pallet to the packaging machinery.

The vertical spindle tube has been shortened from 2030mm to 1730mm to allow accurate gripping of the narrow rolls. This is achieved by shortening the Vertical Spindle end nose.

In addition, the lifting machine frame has been shortened to accommodate the restricted height limits on the packaging machine doors.

This lifting solution offers geared rotation and manual gripping mechanism with electric lift and lower functions.

The vertical spindle attachment has a gearbox with manual handwheel for the rotation to and from the vertical to horizontal orientations. A further handwheel provides the reel gripping and release action.

The rolls are securely gripped by the core. This mechanism has a torque limiter fitted so that the clamping fingers do not over or under tighten.

This attachment is manufactured from stainless steel which makes it entirely suitable for the food and pharmaceutical industries and other hygienic applications.

Furthermore, it is backed up by a full bespoke design service so ensuring that the right solution can be made to suit most reels.

All Packline attachments are fully interchangeable and can be easily fitted or removed from any model of ‘Compac’ lifting machine that is fitted with the quick release system.

This attachment is also available with powered roll rotation.

The lift capacity is 150kg, however, larger capacities and to suit various roll widths, are available on request.


  • Lift Capacity: 150kg (330 lbs)
  • Minimum Roll Width: 180mm (7.08 inches)
  • Frame Height: 1730mm (68.11”)