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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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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Modular chip processing systems require minimal floor space - TheFabricator.com

Modular chip processing systems require minimal floor space

June 6, 2013

Prab Inc. offers modular chip processing systems for processing scrap while taking up minimal floor space. Modules can be added to the maneuverable systems to expand chip-handling capacity. The systems typically include material handling conveyors, a preprocessing crusher and/or shredder as...

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Separation conveyor produces high magnetic fields - TheFabricator.com

Separation conveyor produces high magnetic fields

May 29, 2013

Bunting® Magnetics Co. has introduced a new line of high-intensity separation conveyors. They provide high magnetic fields to remove lightly magnetic tramp metal fines. High-intensity magnetic fields also separate work-hardened 300 series stainless steel from the product stream, increasing...

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Lifting magnets move steel without slings, hooks

May 19, 2013

Eriez® offers lifting magnets in permanent and electro designs for a variety of applications. They lift and move steel without direct attachment by slings, hooks, or cables. SafeHold® permanent lift magnets are suitable for carrying semifinished products such as machined parts, castings, press...

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Robotic pallet wrapper accommodates loads to 93 in. high

May 19, 2013

ITW Muller has introduced its GW-4100 robotic pallet wrapper. Reaching speeds of 37 loads/hr., its standard telescoping mast accommodates load heights up to 93 in. The built-in film cutter cuts film at completion of wrap cycles and helps minimize the risk of operator injury. Designed for use with...

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Vacuum cups withstand hot forming temps - TheFabricator.com

Vacuum cups withstand hot forming temps

May 9, 2013

Bilsing Automation North America has introduced the WF2 series black vacuum cups, designed to withstand the high-temperature environment of hot forming. The new silicone-free cups, made of FPM, can withstand temperatures up to 482 degrees F with a medium-hard material ranking of 70 Shore A. The...

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Battery-powered scissor lift places loads at convenient height - TheFabricator.com

Battery-powered scissor lift places loads at convenient height

April 9, 2013

XBP series portable electric scissor lifts are available from Presto Lifts Inc. The battery-powered tables lift and lower at the touch of a button, allowing the operator to transport loads and lift them to a convenient height, regardless of the application. According to the company, they roll...

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Floor-level lifts can be loaded, unloaded by hand pallet jack - TheFabricator.com

Floor-level lifts can be loaded, unloaded by hand pallet jack

March 12, 2013

Presto Lifts Inc. offers the XZ series hydraulic floor-level lifts for loads up to 6,000 lbs. Suitable for assembly, maintenance, and palletizing applications, they can be loaded and unloaded with an ordinary hand pallet jack. The lift platform lowers to floor level, leaving the pan-style...

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Air skate systems move loads up to 540,000 lbs.

March 4, 2013

Air skates from Lifting Gear Hire Corp. move heavy loads on a thin cushion of air. Available in sets of four or six, the air skates lower the coefficient of friction near 1 percent, allowing one person to move 5,000 lbs. on a smooth and flat floor. The air skate system uses a manifold that...

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Electric forklift handles heavy loads without heavy emissions - TheFabricator.com

Electric forklift handles heavy loads without heavy emissions

February 21, 2013

Nissan Forklift Corp. offers electric-powered material handling equipment with robust, brushless, AC motors. The electric rider lift trucks feature a full-suspension seat; four-mode regenerative braking; customizable performance settings; quiet, on-demand steering; automatic power-off; onboard...

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