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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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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Large-diameter vacuum cups handle feed stock, parts, scrap

November 9, 2004

Large vacuum cups from Vi-Cas Mfg. are available in sizes 15 in. and larger to fit almost any type of vacuum equipment used for lifting and placing large or heavy items, including sheet and plate feed...

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Nonpowered carts deliver small, medium-sized parts for line-side assembly

September 14, 2004

Kinetic Technologies LLC has introduced nonpowered carts designed to deliver small to medium-sized parts for line-side assembly.The 2,000-lb.-capacity carts can be built with modular tube frames...

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Scrap chopping system to debut at FABTECH®

September 14, 2004

The chopping package is rated for 0.070-in.-thick metal with 50,000-PSI shear strength in widths up to 12 in. The motor, gearbox, and variable-speed drive are rated for line speeds up to 300 FPM. A...

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Conveyors fit into tight spaces

September 14, 2004

Bunting Magnetics Co. manufactures a line of compact low-profile and special-purpose conveyors designed to reach into and operate in confined spaces around production machinery. Standard models are...

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Double sheet detector designed for earlier detection

August 10, 2004

Prime Controls Inc. has introduced the DS160 single-probe double sheet detector designed to provide early detection and permit quick reaction.Suitable for use with stainless steel, aluminum foil,...

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Level loader with turntable reduces fatigue

August 10, 2004

The Roll-On™ level loader with turntable from Southworth Products Corp. is designed for manually loading and unloading of pallets.The loader features a platform that lowers to floor height so...

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Splicing options facilitate faster conveyor belt changes

August 10, 2004

Dorner Manufacturing Corp. now offers plastic clipper and stainless steel clipper belt splicing options on more than half of its conveyor belts.Belts with the options can be replaced by removing a pin...

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Magnetic chip, parts conveyors handle abrasive materials

August 10, 2004

Bunting Magnetics Co. offers beltless MagSlide™ chip and parts conveyors designed to handle sharp, abrasive parts and scrap.Permanently lubricated drive chains move permanently charged ceramic...

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3,000-lb.-capacity lifter transports, positions loads

July 13, 2004

Presto Lifts Inc. has introduced a new skid lifter. Designed to pick up a load on a skid or open-bottom pallet, the Presto Skid Lifter can transport the load to a workplace and then raise it to a...

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Space-saving storage system offered

May 4, 2004

Kasto Maschinenbau offers the KASTOlift, a space-saving standardized storage system that's suitable for a variety of applications, including storing barstock, sheet metal, fixtures, and boxes.The...

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Carts designed for delivering parts for line-side assembly

May 4, 2004

Kinetic Technologies LLC has introduced nonpowered carts designed to deliver small to medium-sized parts for line-side assembly. Carts may be built with modular tube frames configured for gravity flow...

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Parts handling system designed for worker safety

May 4, 2004

The FM-250 gravity-feed container system by Powell Systems Inc. is designed for handling in- and out-of-process parts in manufacturing. The system is free of protruding corners, channels, or lugs that...

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Replacement vacuum cups fit almost any vacuum equipment

April 8, 2004

Vi-Cas Mfg. offers replacement vacuum cups to fit nearly any type of vacuum equipment, including lifters, manipulators, pick-and-place systems (for sheet stock and scrap), vacuum hold-downs, packaging...

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