Material Handling

Gaining a Competitive Position

Integrating material positioners into their operations enables this manufacturer of HVAC products to deliver quick job turnarounds at lower costs.
Below-the-Hook Equipment

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

Largest Orbital Wrapping Packaging Machine Unveiled

Proud Tab Industries employees  as they are about to deliver the company's largest machine ever.  Although this custom TAB Wrapper Tornado stands more than 11 ft tall they delivered the wrapping machine fully assembled and ready to plug in and operate.
The custom built TAB Wrapper Tornado features a wrapping ring that spans 115 in diameter to wrap palletized loads as large as 8 ft tall by 50 in wide.

Low Profile Conveyor Removes Parts from Machinery

The
pivot points on the 2200 LPZ / Z-Frame Conveyor provide added flexibility so that it can be
configured in either Z-frame, horizontal-to-incline and nose-over positions.
The sleek, narrow profile of the 2200 Series LPZ / Z Frame Conveyor from Dorner can be positioned under machinery where other conveyors won't fit, making it ideal for removing parts in metalworking.

Mobile Tool and Die Cabinets for 5S and Lean Manufacturing

Booth W-2171: The FM-16828 Rolling Tool and Die Cabinet from Strong Hold Products uses locking swivel casters and a push handle for ideal mobility in 5S and lean manufacturing operations. Its 12 ga construction and one-piece body design make it one of the strongest tooling cabinets available. Its three slide-out tooling trays can hold 400 lb each and the door utilizes a 3-point locking mechanism that is securable with a padlock.
As one of the strongest tooling cabinets available, the FM-16828 Rolling Tool and Die Cabinet from Strong Hold Products features a one-piece 12 ga body with locking swivel casters and a push handle for mobility.