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Subsalve PF-20000 Professional Lift Bag - 22,000 lbs (10,000 kg) Lift Capacity

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List Price: $4,562.00


Availability: Usually ships 6 weeks after receipt of order

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  • High strength - Very resistant to abrasion, not affected by petro chemicals, and UV resistant
  • Equipped with all necessary hardware and is ready for immediate use


  • Each Subsalve USA lift bag is tested prior to shipment *
  • All Subsalve USA products are compliant with IMCA D-0160-AIRBAGS, ABS, Department of Defense Standards

*Test documentation is available if requested at time of order.

Professional Lift Bag Specifications
Order No. Lift Capacity Diameter Height Weight  
PF-1000 1100 lbs (500 kg) 2 ft. 11 in. (0.90 m) 4 ft. 8 in. (1.44 m) 17 lbs (7.7 kg)
PF-2000 2200 lbs (1000 kg) 3 ft. 8 in. (1.13 m) 5 ft. 3 in. (1.62 m) 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
PF-4000 4400 lbs (2000 kg) 4 ft. 6 in. (1.38 m) 7 ft. 10 in. (2.41 m) 50 lbs (22.7 kg)
PF-6000 6600 lbs (3000 kg) 5 ft. 1 in. (1.56 m) 9 ft. (2.77 m) 80 lbs (36.3 kg)
PF-12000 12200 lbs (5500 kg) 5 ft.10 in. (1.79 m) 10 ft. 10 in. (3.33 m) 125 lbs (56.7 kg)
PF-20000 22000 lbs (10000 kg) 7 ft. 9 in. (2.38 m) 12 ft. 2 in. (4.10 m) 190 lbs (86 kg)
PF-40000 44000 lbs (20000 kg) 10 ft. (3.07 m) 16 ft. 9 in. (6.16 m) 325 lbs (147.7 kg)
PF-70000 77000 lbs (35000 kg) 12 ft. (3.69 m) 21 ft. 6 in. (6.77 m) 410 lbs (186.9 kg)

Note: Subsalve Lift Bag material colors are subject to change without notice


The Subsalve Professional Lift Bags are open bottom, balloon shaped bags with a single attachment point are easy to use in construction, heavy and light salvage, and many offshore tasks.

The Subsalve USA Professional Lift Bag began with a one-of-a-kind assignment from the US Navy to develop a flotation device that would dependably withstand particularly abusive conditions. Subsalve developed the 5-ton Deep Ocean Lift Bag to have unprecedented strength, low elasticity and superior resistance to abrasion and chemical attack. This bag is now Subsalve's standard Professional Lift Bag design.

Similar in shape to an inversed water droplet at the moment of breakaway, this unique design provides maximum lifting capacity with the least total bag weight. It also provides an even distribution of stress over the fabric surface.

Each bag is equipped with all necessary hardware and is ready for immediate use. All Lift Bags are tested prior to shipping, and must meet rigorous U.S. Department of Defense requirements.


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  • How do I dump the air out of my lift bag?

    There is a black Plunger Dump Valve on the top of the lift bag that releases the air from the lift bag. You can control the ascent of the lift bag by pulling the lanyard that is connected to this valve.

    If you are using an Enclosed Floatation bag or Salvage Pontoon, you can find the Plunger Dump Valve on the side or corners of the lift bag. 

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