Your Trusted Partner in Tensile Testing Solutions

We provide advanced tensile testing capabilities with our state-of-the-art rig that can exert loads up to 25 tonnes. Our facility is designed to handle a vast array of components with intricate geometries, ensuring we meet the specific needs of various industries.

Industry-Specific Expertise

From creating secure suspensions for cutting-edge entertainment experiences to crafting essential components for the Port of Felixstowe’s critical ship-to-shore cranes, our tensile test rig is trusted by industry leaders to deliver accurate and reliable results.

Precision You Can Rely On

Our commitment to quality is reflected in our rigorous calibration process. All our measuring devices undergo meticulous calibration and testing, adhering to the highest industry standards. This guarantees precise measurements that you can trust, every time.

Comprehensive On-Site Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

To provide you with a complete understanding of your material’s characteristics, we offer pre-test and post-test NDT services on-site. This non-invasive method allows us to detect any hidden defects or irregularities without altering the structural integrity of the specimen. It’s part of our commitment to delivering thorough and comprehensive solutions for our clients.


Model 2000 Medium-Duty Fixing Testers

Introducing the Model 2000 Medium Duty Fixing Testers – an essential tool for modern engineering applications. These testers are designed to empower engineers by providing precise measurements of the holding power of anchors within a wide array of construction materials.

Engineered with the latest technology, the Model 2000 offers an unparalleled combination of reliability, accuracy, and usability. Whether it’s concrete, brick, or other common construction substrates, you can trust our tester to provide valuable insights into anchor performance.


10 Tonne Heavy Duty Portable Tension Tester

Introducing our 10 Tonne Heavy Duty Portable Tension Tester, a robust and versatile tool for evaluating fixings, anchors, and deck plates. Capable of applying a load of up to 10 tonnes, this tester is essential for professionals seeking precision and reliability. Its portable design enables on-site testing, while its heavy-duty construction ensures consistent performance across various materials. Contact us today to discover how this advanced tester can enhance your projects.



At Bickers Lifting, calibrated load cells in the range of 5T to 50T are utilized for various testing applications, including load testing, weighing loads, and pull testing. Whether testing lifting equipment for specified forces or accurately weighing industrial loads, these load cells are prepared and calibrated to precise standards. The company offers both tensile testing for anchor points, wire ropes, and other elements and compression testing for lifting points and other equipment. Testing can be conducted either in Bickers Lifting workshops or directly on customers’ own sites. The collected data is thoroughly analyzed, documented, and, if applicable, certified to confirm compliance with relevant standards and regulations. With a commitment to accuracy and reliability, Bickers Lifting provides comprehensive services that meet specific client needs, all backed by ongoing support and follow-up testing as required.


Bickers Lifting provides a range of water bags with capacities from 1 to 5 tonnes, suitable for diverse load testing applications in industrial and marine environments. Additionally, they offer 1.5 tonnes of calibrated 25kg hand test weights readily available from stock, ensuring precise measurements for testing scenarios. For clients needing specific solutions without purchasing outright, proof load test weights are also available to hire, reflecting Bickers Lifting’s commitment to versatile and tailored services to meet the unique needs of each customer.


Bickers Lifting Ltd specializes in undertaking a wide variety of tensile, compression, and other forms of proof load testing. Their extensive experience encompasses a diverse array of products, ranging from ship to shore crane manriding baskets to performance art trapeze equipment. This flexibility in testing showcases their adaptability in meeting unique industrial needs. Furthermore, all of Bickers Lifting’s testing equipment is fully calibrated in accordance with the LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations) standards.

This commitment to compliance and quality ensures that their services not only meet legal requirements but also provide precise and reliable results for their clients.