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Other Material Handling Equipment

Other mechanical and non-powered equipment used to move, position, store, control and protect individual parts, assemblies, finished goods, palletized loads and scrap materials throughout metal fabrication operations, distribution and shipping operations, and waste disposal.

Other Material Handling Equipment: Articles

Upsizing with Jigless Welding

Greater robot payloads are opening the door to automatic fabrication of large, unwieldy components.

Greater robot payloads are opening the door to automatic fabrication of large,...

A New Approach to High Velocity Aluminum Destacking

Demand for stamped and formed aluminum components for vehicles has never been higher, but many shops face slower cycle times due to the difficulty of quickly destacking aluminum blanks. This new approach can significantly increase destacking speed up to 18 parts per minute with no multiple blanks – a significant productivity gain compared to the typical 12 parts per minute.

Demand for stamped and formed aluminum components for vehicles has never been...

The Culture Shock of Safety First

They might come as a shock to some accountants, but the productivity gains, cost savings and other returns on investing in a safety-first culture are very real to the people who spend most of their days on the shop floor. After identifying safety trouble spots and investing in automated equipment that provides as inherently safe a workplace as possible, we have reduced workers’ compensation claims to near zero.

They might come as a shock to some accountants, but the productivity...

Reduce the Risk

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The Smart Factory reduces insurance costs and increases productivity and profitability by investing in new systems with advanced technology to protect both workers and equipment. Here are some of the latest advances in protective equipment, safety automation and services, and more that can help make your shop become a safer workplace.

The Smart Factory reduces insurance costs and increases productivity and profitability by...

How to Automate a Batch Size of One

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This shop discovered how to use a high degree of automation integrated with a sheet metal storage system to quickly turn around a wide variety of power distribution systems for the electrical trade and switchgear production.

This shop discovered how to use a high degree of automation integrated...
Other Material Handling Equipment: Products

Tower System Provides Lights-Out CNC Machine Tending

Kasto’s Unitower CNC

Designed to automatically feed CNC machines, Kasto’s Unitower CNC is a smart material-handling system controlled by software that monitors production to optimize order handling and ensure necessary NC programs and tools are available.

Designed to automatically feed CNC machines, Kasto’s Unitower CNC is a smart...

Expedited Order Picking with Easy On-Off Access

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Combilift's AME-OP order picker

Combilift’s Aisle Master Order Picker – the AME-OP – has all the functionality of the conventional model, but it’s designed with a low, single-step floor on both sides of the truck. Made for navigating narrow aisles, it’s available in weights from 3300 to 6000 lbs. and can reach as high as 39 feet.

Combilift’s Aisle Master Order Picker – the AME-OP – has all the...

Contactless Handling of Small Parts in Clean Rooms

ZS-Handling MicroLevi gripper

Conventional handling systems often cause contamination or surface damage. ZS-Handling’s system featuring the MicroLevi gripper avoids both problems by using negative pressure and a patented ultrasound bearing.

Conventional handling systems often cause contamination or surface damage. ZS-Handling’s system featuring...
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