Malabar 8803A 15 Ton Tripod Jack

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The Malabar 8803A is a 15-ton capacity, single stage hydraulic jack designed primarily for use in aircraft maintenance. It consists of a tripod structure, hydraulic cylinder assembly, reservoir, valve block assembly, hand pump assembly, 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 tow handle and swivel casters with swivel locks for improved towing
  • Hydraulic "Thermal" relief valve for added protection and safety in the event of internal fluid expansion due to temperature
  • Secondary cylinder seal for protection against contaminants and to prolong life of primary seal
  • 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


  • Rated Capacity: 15 tons (13.6 m. tons)
  • Side Load: 15% of vertical load
  • Roll Under Height: 193.5 inches (4915 mm)
  • Low Height: 192 inches (4877 mm)
  • Hydraulic Lift: 102 inches (2591 mm)
  • Extension Screw: 26 inches (660 mm)
  • Total Extended Height: 320 inches (8128 mm)
  • Oil Pressure at Rated Capacity: 984 psig (69 kg/sq cm)
  • Safety Pop-off Valve set at: 16.5 tons (15.0 m. tons) and 18.8 tons (17.1 m. tons)
  • Proof Load: 22.5 tons (20.4 m. tons)
  • Reservoir Capacity: 14.4 gallons (54.5 liters)
  • Hydraulic Fluid: MIL-PRF-5606 or equivalent
  • Maximum Towing Speed: 5 mph (8 km/h)
  • Approximate Jack Net Weight.: 2900 lbs (1315 kg)

Typical Aircraft Applications

  • Mid Wing - B777, B787
  • Wing Tip - B747, B777, B787
  • Aft Fuselage - A330

Optional Add-ons

  • AP: Air Operated Hydraulic Pump
  • GA: Load Gauge
  • AF: Adjustable Swivel Foot
  • LA: Ladder/Platform
  • RC: Platform Mounted Operating Controls
  • SPC: Special Paint Color (yellow is standard)
General Information
Part #8803A
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