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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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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Lifter has battery-powered lift mechanism

May 8, 2007

Southworth Products Corp. has introduced a new Dandy Lift™ with a battery-powered lift mechanism.The ergonomic, durable lift is clean, quiet, user-friendly, and convenient for transporting,...

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System controls conveyors without wiring

April 10, 2007

Dorner Manufacturing's single input interface VFD motor control unit is a plug-and-play device that allows users to hook it up to the conveyor system, plug in the accessory that best meets the...

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Parts delivery cart developed for narrow aisles

April 10, 2007

Kinetic Technologies Inc., designer/manufacturer of Forklift Freematerial handling equipment and accessories, has developed a small parts delivery cart to complement manufacturing and warehouse...

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Conveyor removes all wet, dry metal scrap

March 13, 2007

PRAB Inc.'s Scrapveyor II is designed to convey and elevate all wet or dry metal scrap from stamping or machining operations.The self-cleaning conveyor provides a positive discharge, eliminating scrap...

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Plasma lifter has magnetic collision sensor

March 13, 2007

MG Systems and Welding has introduced the OL200s plasma lifter. The lifter features smooth drive motion and contact-sense initial height sensing to set the pierce height precisely.A small limit switch...

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