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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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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Press-to-press transfer system designed for enhanced productivity

March 13, 2007

Rexcon Controls and Automation, a division of Electrex Co. Inc., has introduced Production Pro Line Supervisor and Vision De-Stacker, which comprise a press-to-press transfer system designed to reduce...

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Stock reel drive works with all pan reels, materials

March 13, 2007

Acme Model Engineering Co.'s stock reel drive fits on all size pan reels and payouts all materials smoothly, the company says.The unit attaches to horizontal pan reel turntables. A microswitch starts...

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Sensor monitors up to 2.5 mm blanks for double sheet

February 13, 2007

Roland Industrial Electronics' P30GS single probe sensor can monitor blanks up to 2.5 mm (0.100 in.) for double sheet.The 30-mm-dia. sensor fits into the 3.5-in.-dia. suction cup of the flexible...

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Material handling system replaces or assists forklifts, cranes, and conveyors

January 9, 2007

The nearly frictionless, horizontal omnidirectional Aero-Pallet from AeroGo effectively replaces or assists forklifts, cranes, and conveyors and are suitable for moving heavy bulky loads in...

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Clamps provide enhanced ergonomics, holding power

January 9, 2007

DE-STA-CO's Horizontal Handle Hold-Down Action Clamps (models 2013, 2017, 2027, and 2037) deliver 60 percent more holding capacity than the legacy models in the same envelope, the company says.A knob...

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Hydra-pneumatic cylinder offers high-speed, all power-stoke operation

January 9, 2007

AEC/Hypercyl's HZ series hydra-pneumatic cylinders offers a power-stroke operation for various assembly clamping, piercing, metalworking, pressing, marking, resistance welding, and riveting...

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Magnet/vacuum lifter holds all shapes, steel types

December 12, 2006

The Transporter® MV end-of-arm tooling from Industrial Magnetics Inc. combines vacuum and magnet technology to lift and hold all shapes and types of steel in stamping, blanking, and press-to-press...

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Belt-free magnetic conveyors offered

November 7, 2006

Belt-free magnetic conveyors from Puritan Magnetics convey stamping scrap, knockouts, and chips and turnings from lathes, mills, presses, and other metalworking machinery.The belt design helps to...

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Device rotates fully loaded pallets

November 7, 2006

The PalletPal rotator from Southworth rotates fully loaded pallets. It is suitable for replacing broken pallets, switching to or from in-house shipping pallets, transferring loads to slip sheets, and...

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Vertical-handle clamps save space

November 7, 2006

Vertical-handle hold-down action clamps from De-Sta-Co allow users to save space without compromising holding capacity.Available in 2002, 2007, and 2010 series, the clamps have an ergonomic handle...

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Space-saving forklifts introduced

September 12, 2006

Combilift has developed thee models of its space-saving forklifts for materials handling applications.The TeleCombi is fitted with a one-stage boom mounted on a moving carriage. It has a reach of 3 m...

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