Materials Handling Products

The material handling technology area encompasses systems and equipment for handling coil, sheet, plate, profiles, tube and pipe, raw materials, and scrap. It also covers peripheral accessories such as C-hooks, clamps, die storage systems, hoists, lifters, and sheet stackers and destackers.

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Side-grip vacuum lifter introduced

January 13, 2009

A below-the-hook vacuum lifter with side-grip suction pads for handling appliances, fabrications, and products that cannot be picked up from the top has been introduced by Anver Corp.The VPF-57...

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Precision leveler provides shape correction on boron-clad material

November 11, 2008

B&K, a division of Formtek-Maine, has produced a 3.5 series precision parts leveler for a customer in Canada. The machine provides shape correction on boron-clad material coming off the rolling mill...

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Lifting magnets require minimal operating maintenance

November 11, 2008

SafeHold® RPL series permanent lifting magnets from Eriez® can lift and transfer steel and iron without slings, hooks, or cables, and without marring the surface. The magnets require minimal...

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Vacuum lifter works in small footprint

November 11, 2008

Anver Corp. has introduced a compact, high-capacity vacuum lifter for heavy lifting applications requiring a small footprint.The E4000M16 lifter incorporates all-welded steel construction with double...

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Custom work platform designed for loading flatbed trailers

October 14, 2008

LPI® Lift Systems has introduced a large custom work platform used for loading flatbed trailers. The platform provides a fall prevention system and work area for staging the packing materials used...

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Load lifter bail adjusts to correct center of gravity for balanced handling of different-sized loads

September 16, 2008

Caldwell's adjustable load lifter has a lifting bail that adjusts to the correct center of gravity for balanced handling of different-sized loads. The throat opening adjusts for different load heights...

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Magnets lift, move steel sheets without slings, hooks, cables

August 12, 2008

SafeHold® APL series lifting magnets from Eriez® lift and move steel sheets without direct attachment by slings, hooks, or cables.The magnets are designed so that an operator is not required...

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Powered vacuum lifter/tilter allows one person to lift, tilt panels up to 2,000 lbs.

May 13, 2008

The Anver AT series vacuum lifter/tilter employs a compressed-air cylinder for powered tilting, allowing one person to lift and tilt panels weighing up to 2,000 lbs. Featuring adjustable suction cups...

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Welding wire drum cart handles up to 1,000-lb. containers

May 13, 2008

The Kinetic Technologies LOBOY™ drum cart offers 2.3 in. of ground clearance and a low center of gravity for towing drums or boxes of welding wire used in robotic or hard-tooled welding...

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Magnetic slide conveyors can be rebuilt to extend service life

April 15, 2008

Storch Magnetics has introduced a series of magnetic slide conveyors.A 304-stainless steel rebuildable track allows users to rebuild the conveyors later to extend service life. The liquidtight...

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Orbital stretch-wrap machine upgraded

April 15, 2008

GaleWrap has upgraded its 87-in.-dia., standard manual model Yellow Jacket 110® orbital stretch-wrap machine for securing standard, oversized, and odd-shaped palletized loads on the forks of a...

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Counterbalanced stacker works with any type pallet or skid

March 11, 2008

Presto Lifts Inc. offers the PowerStak™ counterbalanced stacker that works with any type pallet or skid and is suitable for servicing racks, loading and unloading trucks, feeding machinery, and...

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Conveyor has perforated bedplate option

March 11, 2008

Dorner's 2200 series conveyor, designed for light- and medium-duty applications, now is available with an optional perforated bedplate for cooling and draining applications.The bedplate is suitable...

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Reach stackers support up to 101,000 lbs.

March 11, 2008

Hyster Co. has introduced the Hyster® Yardmaster II series of reach stackers. The stackers support load capacities up to 101,000 lbs.The stackers have the tightest turning radius in the container...

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Vacuum lifter handles 48-ft. by 8-ft. steel plate, nonferrous materials

January 15, 2008

Anver Corp. has introduced a high-capacity, custom-built vacuum lifter for handling 48-ft. by 8-ft. steel plate and nonferrous materials, without damaging their surface.The Anver Mill-Duty vacuum...

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