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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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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Flexible conveyor easily shortened or extended

December 11, 2007

Dorner's 5200 series Qwik conveyor allows users to modify the length and add or remove a curve to adjust to different applications.Suitable for industrial, automation, and packaging applications, the...

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Counterbalanced lift trucks feature customizable applications, ergonomics

December 11, 2007

Hyster Co.'s Fortis™ line of sit-down, counterbalanced lift trucks features customizable applications and ergonomics, a power-train design, industrial-strength electronics, good cooling, and...

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Compact material handling system loads, unloads in 60 sec.

November 6, 2007

Bystronic's ByTrans material handling system loads and unloads in 60 sec. The short cycle time, which is independent of the metal sheet's thickness, helps ensure greater overall throughput, the...

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Coil manipulator facilitates transfer to cart

September 11, 2007

Green Valley Mfg. Inc. has introduced the Titan 2327, a 12,000-lb.-capacity coil manipulator that allows the operator to safely transfer palletized steel coils to a coil cart. The load deck rotates 90...

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Stacking cradle system designed for 10-ft. to 80-ft. material lengths

September 11, 2007

The Unibloc stacking cradle system from Kasto transports and stores barstock and sheet metal. Designed to optimize storage applications requiring low to medium access frequencies, the system is...

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Fine-height-adjustment lifting system allows continuous movement

August 7, 2007

Unidex Inc. has introduced its enhanced model ECL series electric column lift manipulator, a fine-height-adjustment lifting system with 270-degree articulating arms plus end effectors for handling...

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Lifter handles thick plate

July 24, 2007

The Strong-Bac® plate lifter from The Caldwell Group Inc. handles thick plates, one at a time.Suitable for loading and unloading large, bulky plates from trucks, stock, and flame-cut tables, the...

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Conveyors feature ceramic magnets

July 10, 2007

Eriez® Chip and Parts Conveyors move and elevate ferrous materials such as chips, turnings, small parts, and stampings. With the exception of an externally mounted drive motor, the unit is...

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Two-strand chain conveyor has 2,400 lb. capacity

June 12, 2007

The model 680 two-strand chain conveyor from Titan Industries Inc. features 7-ga. steel construction and a standard double-pitch chain that provides a 2,400-lb. load capacity.The conveyor has a 1-HP,...

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