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.
Forklifts

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

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.

Vacuum Tooling for Automotive Body-In-White Assembly

Modular Automation Tooling (PMAT) from Piab features connecting parts for welded frames or extruded profiles and swivel arm assemblies with single bolt adjustment for ease of set up with a choice of attachments that is ideal for body-in-white (BIW) assembly, mostly in decentralized applications for greater up time, more reliability and ease in troubleshooting.
Shops can use Modular Automation Tooling from Piab to quickly construct flexible and adjustable vacuum gripper/fixture tooling, robot end-effector tools or other fixturing for any type of automation equipment.