Malabar 8704 5 Ton Tripod Jack

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The Malabar 8704 tripod Jack is a 5-ton capacity, single stage hydraulic jack designed primarily for use in aircraft maintenance. It consists of a tripod structure, hydraulic cylinder/reservoir assembly, valve block assembly, adjustable hand pump, tow handle, and swivel casters.

The jack leg pads are raised off the ground by spring loaded casters. The casters will retract and the pads rest on the ground when a load is applied to the jack.

Standard Features

  • Manual hand pump with high, medium and low pressure operating positions
  • Heavy duty swivel casters
  • Rain hat (covers jack upper head)
  • Hard chrome plated cylinder bore
  • All unpainted parts are plated to resist corrosion
  • Skydrol resistant paint (safety yellow)
  • Factory proof load @ 150% of rated capacity
  • Three year standard warranty
  • Shipment on domestic skid


  • Rated Capacity: 5 tons (4.5 m. tons)
  • Side Load: 15% of vertical load
  • Roll Under Height: 119 inches (3023 mm)
  • Low Height: 118 inches (2997 mm)
  • Hydraulic Lift: 32 inches (813 mm)
  • Extension Screw: 8 inches (203 mm)
  • Total Extended Height: 158 inches (4013 mm)
  • Oil Pressure at Rated Capacity: 1030 psig (72.4 kg/sq cm)
  • Safety Pop-off Valve set at: 2.25 tons (2.0 m. tons)
  • Proof Load: 7.5 tons (6.8 m. tons)
  • Reservoir Capacity: 1.8 gallons (6.8 liters)
  • Hydraulic Fluid: MIL-PRF-5606 or equivalent
  • Maximum Towing Speed: 5 mph (8 km/h)
  • Approximate Jack Net Weigh: 1000 lbs (454 kg)

Typical Aircraft Applications

B757 - Jack Suitable for Standard Gear Swing. -= Specify Extension Kit p/n 870450 for Oleo Piston Removal

Optional Add-ons

  • AP: Air Operated Hydraulic Pump
  • GA: Load Gauge
  • LA: Ladder/platform
  • SPC: Special Paint Color (yellow is standard)
General Information
Part #8704
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