Malabar 8857 12 Ton Tripod Jack

Malabar 8857
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Manufacturer: Malabar
Part Number: 8857
Condition: New
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The Malabar 8857 is a 12-ton capacity, single stage hydraulic jack designed primarily for use in aircraft maintenance. It consists of a tripod structure, hydraulic cylinder/reservoir assembly, adjustable hand pump, 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


  • Rated Capacity: 12 tons (10.9 m. tons)
  • Side Load: 15% of vertical load
  • Roll Under Height: add 1 inch (25mm) to low heights
  • Low Height: 42 inches (1067 mm)
  • Low Height with 18” Leg Extension: 60 inches (1524 mm)
  • Hydraulic Lift: 26 inches (660 mm)
  • Extension Screw: 10 inches (254 mm)
  • Total Extended Height: 78 inches (1981 mm)
  • Total Extended Height with 18” Leg Extension: 96 inches (2438 mm)
  • Oil Pressure at Rated Capacity: 2470 psig (174 kg/sq cm)
  • Safety Pop-off Valve set at: 13.2 tons (12.0 m. tons)
  • Proof Load: 18 tons (16.3 m. tons)
  • Reservoir Capacity: 2 gallons (7.6 liters)
  • Hydraulic Fluid: MIL-PRF-5606 or equivalent
  • Maximum Towing Speed: 5 mph (8 km/h)
  • Approximate Jack Net Weight.: 550 lbs (249 kg)

Typical Aircraft Applications

  • 8857 Forward Fuselage - F16
  • 8857 Aft Fuselage - F16*
  • *Two 8857 Jacks are required for this application
  • 8857 with 18” Leg Ext. Kit - F16 Longeron Removal

Optional Add-ons

  • AP: Air Operated Hydraulic Pump
  • GA: Load Gauge
  • TH: Tow Handle
  • 18LE: 18” Leg Extension Kit
  • SPC: Special Paint Color (yellow is standard)
Compatible Aircraft*
*This list is for general reference only and may not be entirely acurate for all aircraft. Please confirm all equipment meets the requirements of your aircraft with the owners/maintenance manuals prior to purchasing or using with your aircraft.

We service the 8857 and other items like it at our facility.

A few of the common services we offer for this item are:
• Replace Seal Kits
• Load Test Certificate

We sell parts for the 8857 and other items like it at our facility. Not sure exactly what part you need? Just describe it or send us a photo and we will research it for you.

A few of the common parts we offer for this item are:
• Cylinder Seal Kit
• Pump Replacement Kit
• Hand Pump
• Pump Seal Kit
• Spacer Blocks
• Pump Handle
• Jack Pads / Adapters

We provide short-term and long-term rentals for the 8857. We will ship the item directly to you and arrange for pickup at the end of your lease.

Sell or Trade-In

We can purchase your used 8857 (or similar GSE items like it) and apply it as a credit for new GSE, or buy it outright directly.