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 welding squares revised - TheFabricator.com

Magnetic welding squares revised

October 14, 2013

Industrial Magnetics Inc. has introduced a revised version of its magnetic welding squares, used to hold steel sheet, plate, and tubing during the welding process, now being produced in the U.S. The revised welding squares feature a stronger magnetic holding force and include a large finger...

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Mobile table designed for use with a tapping arm - TheFabricator.com

Mobile table designed for use with a tapping arm

October 11, 2013

Ohio Laser's new Mobile Tapping Table XL, designed for use with a tapping arm, features all-welded steel construction for heavy-duty industrial and manufacturing work environments. With a flexible tapping and assembly area that can be moved throughout a plant, the table complements flexible cell...

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End-of-arm tooling provides clamping forces from 250 to 6,000 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

End-of-arm tooling provides clamping forces from 250 to 6,000 lbs.

October 10, 2013

DocMagnet Inc. offers the Pick and Place (PNP) magnetic material handling system, a line of end-of-arm tooling products for use on robotic fixtures. The permanent-electro magnet uses only electrical power to switch the magnet on or off. Electrical power is not required to maintain the magnetic...

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Reach stackers can be fitted with C hooks, magnets - TheFabricator.com

Reach stackers can be fitted with C hooks, magnets

October 10, 2013

Konecranes has introduced reach stackers for a variety of industries, from steel, wind energy, nuclear, and oil and gas to traditional and intermodal terminals. The stackers can be used with C hooks for carrying coils or fitted with magnets for handling plate steel. The spreader can be removed...

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Low-profile lift table works in tight spaces - TheFabricator.com

Low-profile lift table works in tight spaces

September 20, 2013

The low-profile LiftMat™ lift table from Southworth Products descends to 3.25 in. above the floor and accommodates any skid or pallet, including closed-bottom designs. When the unit is equipped with an optional diamond-plate ramp, workers can feed and offload it with a hand pallet truck or...

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Conveyor prevents scrap carryover - TheFabricator.com

Conveyor prevents scrap carryover

September 17, 2013

Prab Inc.'s Pivot Belt conveyor is designed for moving oily, thin-gauge trim scrap; stamping slugs, motor laminations, and eyelet press scrap. The pivoting sections and raised, dimpled Rigidized® steel belt eliminate carryover of scrap. Raised pusher flights provide positive material flow...

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Unloaders made for parts finishing operations - TheFabricator.com

Unloaders made for parts finishing operations

September 17, 2013

Eriez® Finishing Mill Unloaders remove ferrous parts automatically from finishing mill media. Using a permanent magnet pickup, they can be wheeled into position beside the mill and lowered hydraulically into place. As parts near the surface of the media, they are pulled out by the magnetic...

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Permanent rare-earth lift magnet uses no electricity, air

September 6, 2013

Industrial Magnetics Inc. offers the remote-operated DynamicLift™permanent rare-earth lift magnet. Featuring Magswitch® technology, the magnet can be turned on or off using a remote control, without the need of air or electricity. Electrical cords and air hoses are eliminated, allowing a...

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Lifting device allows nearly weightless movement of loads up to 771 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Lifting device allows nearly weightless movement of loads up to 771 lbs.

September 3, 2013

The Konecranes ATB AirBalancer is a lifting device that aids picking, lifting, moving, and placing items by hand. The pneumatic-powered mover is suitable for assembly processes, repair, and industrial production tasks across a variety of industries. The unit reaches movement speeds up to 6.56...

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Company offers engineering service for choosing timing belts, pulleys

August 8, 2013

Brecoflex Co. LLC offers belt drive systems for conveying, indexing, linear drives, and power transmission applications. The company provides a free engineering consultation service to help users choose the most appropriate belt technology and pitch, calculate belt and pulley sizing, and select...

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Wheelchair lift power unit suited to material handling, packaging applications

July 22, 2013

Butler Mobility has announced that its power lift, used to operate its inclined platform wheelchair lift, can be used for applications in material lifting, low-speed mixing, packaging, conveyors, and batch or continuous processes. The unit has a rigid, double-decker chassis design that includes...

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Mounting elements for EOAT facilitate suction cup installation

June 26, 2013

Piab offers a line of mounting elements that allow installation of suction cups and accessories at the correct working position without the need for engineering time or sourcing from another supplier. Mounting brackets, height adjusters, suction cup rod extensions, and level compensators are...

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Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments - TheFabricator.com

Mobile worktable designed for demanding work environments

June 17, 2013

Ohio Laser's new XL mobile worktable features all-welded steel construction that is suitable for heavy-duty industrial and manufacturing work environments. With a 5,000-lb. distributed weight capacity, the table is designed for moving supplies, equipment, and assemblies between workstations or...

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Hoists handle light to medium applications

June 13, 2013

J D Neuhaus offers the JDN Mini series of air-operated hoists for light to medium engineering and general workshop applications. Models are available with payload ratings of 275, 551, 1,102, and 2,160 lbs. The aluminum-bodied units provide optional lift heights of 9.84, 16.40, and 26.25 ft. with a...

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Customized trailers carry 15,000 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Customized trailers carry 15,000 lbs.

June 13, 2013

Hamilton Caster has designed customized model XT2309 trailers for an oil contractor, used to transport manifolds that allow oil to flow smoothly from wells into tanks. Each trailer measures 192 in. long by 144 in. wide. The deck is made of smooth-plate steel welded over a steel channel frame....

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