Material Handling

Air Powered Vacuum Lifting with 180 Degree Flip

This air powered vacuum lifter with 180 deg flip from Anver enables one person to seamlessly lift, tilt, and flip over long, bulky loads and is ideal for inspecting common sheet metal and heavy plate panels.

The Truth About Electric Lift Trucks

Though electric lift trucks are not suitable for every application, economic and environmental changes are advancing their opportunities. This review of those changes analyzes the impact they might have when considering an electric lift truck for your shop.
General Lifts

An Application Guide for Scissor Lifts

To select an appropriate scissor lift for a specific application, here is the basic information that must be considered, including capacity, the nature of the load, the means of loading and unloading, the travel and lowered height, the platform size, speed requirements, power and duty cycle requirements, and more.
Material Handling: Products

Suction Cups for Handling Oily Sheet Metal

Combining the properties of polyurethane with those of rubber, Piab's six new friction cups display exceptional elastic memory and press oil resistance, enabling them to keep their shape and remain in good working order.
Piab has expanded their DURAFLEX line of friction cups, the new range keeps every sheet safe, six new cups keep a tight hold on extra thin and shaped sheet metal at higher stroke rates.

Handle Sheet Metal with Care

For ease of use, uncomplicated handling, sturdy construction, high reliability performance, and vast customization capabilities, FIPALIFT Expert tube lifters from FIPA eliminate laborious, accident-prone, and economically inefficient manual handling processes in harsh production environments, even for heavy or awkwardly shaped sheets that require two or more people or expensive robotic lifting equipment. 
FIPALIFT vacuum tube lifters from FIPA allow a single person to safely lift, transport, and precisely position up to 639 lb of structured, smooth, oily, dry, non-magnetic, and even hot sheet metal with minimal physical exertion and without the risk of dents, scratches, or exposure to paint-impairing substances.

Hydraulic Tilt Tables for Automotive Applications

Hydraulic Tilt Tables from Verti-Lift improve ergonomics and productivity in automotive manufacturing, where tilters on the line side allow operators to bring totes to a 45 deg angle so that the product is more easily accessible.
Ideal for demanding environments, economical and cost-effective Standard and Wide-Width heavy duty hydraulic tilt tables from Verti-Lift tilt up to 6,000 lb from zero to 90 degrees.