Materials Handling

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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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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Terex Material Handling's Cleveland location earns several certifications

July 10, 2013

Terex Material Handling has announced that its Cleveland facility has been awarded recertification in ISO 9001 and 14001 and certification in OHSAS 18001 by Global Group for commitment to safety, consistent quality, and environmental management. The company produces the Demag brand of overhead...

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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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Eriez establishes new landing page

June 20, 2013

Eriez, Erie, Pa., has established a new HydroFlow® landing page at http://hydroflow.eriez.com. It contains a gallery of product information as well as brochure downloads, video, and links to social media. The equipment and systems are used in parts washing, machining, grinding, honing,...

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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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Piab announces staffing changes

June 13, 2013

Piab America, Hingham, Mass., has appointed Mike Dickson as regional director-Americas. He previously spent 21 years at Danaher, most recently as vice president, global sales and outbound marketing at Kollmorgen's Vehicle Systems business. Dickson takes over for Chuck Weilbrenner, former regional...

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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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Pacific Software to acquire A&F Conveyors Ltd.

May 16, 2013

Pacific Software Inc., Toronto, has entered into an agreement to acquire A&F Conveyors Ltd., a metal fabrication company in Bolton, Ont. A&F is a partner to numerous industries supplying equipment for the water treatment, wastewater treatment, pulp and paper, mining, nuclear, energy, food,...

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Cincinnati Incorporated redesigns website

May 16, 2013

Cincinnati Incorporated, Cincinnati, has launched a new website at www.e-ci.com highlighting its products and services, including equipment, software, material handling, and controls. Visitors can access a press brake load calculator; see videos on laser cutting and fabrication equipment demos;...

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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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