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 requires no external power

January 10, 2006

Anver Corp.'s mechanical vacuum lifter features a self-cycling valve and piston that create suction when lowered from a crane onto a load until the chain slackens completely and is raised again.The...

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Magnetic sheet stackers move ferrous parts

November 8, 2005

Bunting Magnetics Co. offers magnetic sheet stackers for moving ferrous parts. The stackers move sheet metal components directly from existing conveyors, punch presses, stamping or blanking...

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Magnetic ground clamp features simple connect, release

November 8, 2005

Western Enterprises' new MagSwitch magnetic ground clamp incorporates a simple connect and release on/off knob that let the user turn the magnet off and clean away debris.The unit is designed from...

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Orbital stretch wrap machine secures loads on forks, forklift

October 11, 2005

Yellow Jacket LLP has improved its 87-in. 110® orbital wrap machine for securing any standard, oversized, or odd-shaped palletized loads on the forks or forklift.Loads are wrapped and secured as a...

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Robotic system unloads, racks mixed series automotive panels

October 11, 2005

High Production Technology offers its RapidRacking™ system, a vision-guided robotic system for unloading and racking a mixed series of automotive panels.To unload a formed part, the racking...

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Scale weighs, transports rod, tube, bar stock

October 11, 2005

Alliance Scale Inc. offers a rod weighing scale designed to weigh rod, tube, and bar stock and transport it on heavy-duty, smooth rolling casters to a storage bin or to feed machinery.The portable...

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Compensator designed for suction cup lifting devices

September 13, 2005

Piab's LC30 level compensator adjusts level differences in lifting devices that are fitted with several suction cups. Intended for material handling applications that require a high degree of...

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Upenders accommodate 4,000- to 20,000-lb. coils

June 14, 2005

Press Room Equipment Co. offers a line of upenders that accommodate 4,000- to 20,000-lb. coils.A hand-held pendant with a 10-ft. curled cord controls the upender rotation (up/down). An electric motor...

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Modular system simplifies production setup

May 10, 2005

Mecon Industries Ltd. offers the Mecon Flex System, a modular, built-to-order manufacturing system designed to simplify production setup.The system can accommodate a variety of tools and can be...

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Coil lifter reduces dispenser damage

April 12, 2005

Signode Packaging Systems has introduced a strap coil lifter for loading steel strap coils onto dispensers. The lifter enables coils to be transported through workspaces and reduces dispenser damage...

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Magnetic hand tools permit safe sheet, parts handling

March 8, 2005

Bunting Magnetics Co.'s magnetic hand tools permit safe handling of sheet metal and hard-to-handle parts.Magnetic sheet metal handles are suitable for separating oiled sheets, pulling sheets from...

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Magnets lift 250 to 5,000 lbs.

March 8, 2005

The EL series permanent lifting magnets from Alpha Workholding Solutions have lifting capacities in five sizes from 250 lbs. to 5,000 lbs.The magnet's handle turns it on or off and can lock in either...

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Device wraps long products without using pallets

February 8, 2005

The fully automatic, 40-in.-dia. Stinger™ orbital stretch wrapper from Yellow Jacket LLP securely wraps small loads and bundles of long products for shipping, without the use of a pallet.The...

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Linear system automates material positioning

February 8, 2005

TigerStop®'s linear positioner stores 99 frequently used positions and automatically positions materials. The system also stores 99 cut lists.The system has an accuracy of +/- 0.004 in....

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Hydraulic roller bar moves dies more than 20,000 lbs.

January 11, 2005

Serapid's LGGH hydraulic roller bars allow heavy dies to be lifted and rolled on monodirectionally.Rugged construction coupled with a high-pressure hydraulic system (400 bar) ensures that a pair of...

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