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Porta-Davit Cranes

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Our Porta-Davit Cranes come in a variety of models to help you with your lifting activities. Made from high-strength aluminium, they are lightweight, portable and safe. Designed with innovation in mind, they allow personnel to lift extremely heavy loads. Folding down to a compact size, they are easily transportable by a single person and suit a variety of applications.

The Porta-Davit Cranes are available in the following models and optional extras:

  • Porta-Davit Quantum
  • Porta-Davit 500
  • Porta-Davit 1000
  • Porta-Base – Versatile mounting base
  • Optional extras – Including socket mounting plates and extensions


Additional Information

Lift easily with Porta-Davit Cranes!

The Porta-Davit Cranes are quite literally a one-person operated, pickup and go lifting system. They are a unique device that can be rapidly assembled to complete your manual handling requirements. Featuring an anodised finish, they are virtually maintenance-free and resistant to corrosion and long-term wear.

What model suits your requirements?

Porta-Davit Quantum

The ultra-light model of the Porta-Davit range, the Quantum can be rapidly deployed as the unit is only 18.5 kg. It boasts a 600 kg capacity and can be configured to suit a variety of lifting needs. It features an integrated carry handle for easy transportation and assembly.

  • Innovative head design with three sheaves and dual winch position.
  • Lightweight and transportable.
  • Quick and easy to assemble.
  • Configurations:
    • Quantum 1 – up to 600 kg at 1200 mm radius
    • Quantum 2 – up to 500 kg at 1500 mm radius
  • Accessories include winches, chain blocks and socket extensions.
 Porta-Davit Quantum Crane

Porta-Davit Quantum Crane

Porta-Davit Quantum Crane
Porta-Davit Quantum Crane

Porta-Davit 500

The Porta-Davit 500 model weighs in at 24 kg, with a capacity of 500 kg and is supplied with a carry bag, making it a portable jib crane. The radius can be adjusted to suit various heights and the Porta-Davit 500 can be teamed with the Porta-Base for extra strength. Designed in a heavy-duty aluminium alloy, the unit can be quickly assembled and is corrosion resistant. It is an incredibly durable device that features an internal bearing system with 360° rotation under fingertip control.

  • Lightweight and robust.
  • Easy to assemble as the unit is stored in a heavy-duty bag (no tools required).
  • An internal bearing system with 360° rotation under fingertip control.
  • Radius adjustment with shock strap (800-1200 mm as standard).
  • Universal model as it teams up with a range of sockets and the Porta-Base.
 Porta-Davit 500 Crane

Porta-Davit 500 Crane

Porta-Davit 500 Crane

Porta-Davit 500 Crane

Porta-Davit 1000

Adding to the family of Porta-Davit Cranes, the Porta-Davit 1000 is an ideal model for heavier lifting tasks. It has a capacity of 1000 kg and ensures safety is paramount in all operations. The unit has a 1200 mm radius.  Customised versions are available with reduced capacity that can extend to 2500 mm. The total assembly weighs 39 kg. A handy carry bag is provided for transport and protection – it fits into a typical service van with ease.

  • Lightweight and robust.
  • Easy to operate (one person) and rapid to assemble with just three components (no tools required).
  • Raised jib foot for over-reach applications.
  • Multiple winches, socket and lift solutions available.
  • System design safety factors greater than 4:1 with kingpin to provide overload protection.
Porta-Davit 1000 Crane

Porta Davit 1000 Crane

Porta-Davit 1000 Crane


The Porta-Base is specially designed for the Porta-Davit 500 model. It is a flexible and portable socket base with a range of benefits. This additional accessory removes any need for permanent socket installation.

  • Eliminates installation costs for mounting plates.
  • Adjustable legs for uneven surfaces.
  • Constructed in an anodised aluminium design with a yellow powder coat finish.
  • 4 configurations of 90°, 180°, 360° and 270° counterbalanced with up to 1000 mm radius.
  • Compliant with manual handling standards.


Sockets and Accessories

Porta-Davit Cranes also can be equipped with a wide range of accessories. There are a variety of sockets available to suit davit mounting requirements. Talk with our sales representatives to determine the best solution for your application!

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Product Variations

Image Description Product Code Price (excl. GST)  

Porta-Davit Quantum 1
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit side mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit Quantum 1 with hand winch
Mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit Quantum 2
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit Quantum 2 with hand winch
Mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit 500kg
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit 500kg with hand winch
Mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit 1000kg
Hoist and mounts ordered separately


Porta-Davit top mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit top mount socket – 90mm


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 65mm


Porta-Davit flush mount socket – 90mm


Porta-Davit 90 degree leg mount option


Porta-Davit socket extension 500mm


Porta-Davit socket extension 800mm


Porta-Davit socket extension 1100mm


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