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Benko Products, Inc.

5350 Evergreen Pkwy., Sheffield Village, OH, 44054, US

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Transportation Industry Products, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Gangways come in custom widths, lengths, and finishes.

November 7, 2014

Constructed of steel, aluminum, and fiberglass to withstand extreme environments, GREENLINE Gangways help workers safely access top of vehicle in variety of industries. Each gangway features adjustable dual-tension springs in both box-channel side panels. Made of heavy wall tubing, folding handrails and telescoping mid-rails are mounted on both sides as standard equipment. Gangways also feature heavy-duty ½ in. bumpers, and grip-strut walking surface for optimized traction. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Waste Handling Equipment

Drum Crusher/Compactor features explosion proof design.

September 18, 2014

Suitable for use in NFPA Class I, Div I areas, Sahara Drum Crusher/In-Drum Compactor crushes drums down to 4 in. pancakes, reducing waste volume for safe and economical disposal. System features 60,000 lb of compaction force, welded steel construction, non-sparking compaction chamber, and quick-change head for conversion to in-drum compacting mode. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Industrial Walk-In Ovens offer various heating arrangements.

August 1, 2014

Able to be heated by electricity, steam, or any type of thermal fluid from room temperature to 500°F, Sahara Walk-In Ovens come in sizes and heating arrangements to meet diverse application requirements; custom builds are also available. Available options, among others, include customized companion trucks/carts, exhaust vent with damper, interior door latch, chart recorder, door switch, adjustable timer, Ethernet or serial bus communication, and integrated PLC controls with touchscreen. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Elevating Platform offers safe access to tank trucks/cars.

July 10, 2014

G-RAFF Elevating Platform provides safe access to tank trucks, tank cars, and hopper cars. Specifically providing operators with continuous fall protection while working on the tops of such vehicles, self-supporting product features level access platform that raises and lowers to exact height of vehicle. Other features include machine screw actuation, pushbutton operation, and self-adjusting stairway. Customization is available to suit specific requirements. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Drum and Tote Oven eliminates need to use band heaters.

May 30, 2014

Electrically heated with precision via digital temperature control and over-temperature control, Sahara Hot Box Model E4 heats 4 drums or one tote on pallet. Air circulation blower ensures temperature uniformity and accelerated drum heating. Offering alternative to band heaters, this system is built to withstand harsh industrial environments and features completely welded panels, heavy-duty hinges, and heavy gauge steel. Max temperature is 350°F, and multiple options are available. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

No-Overhead-Limit Safety Gate protects pallet-drop areas.

May 6, 2014

While allowing use of overhead cranes or lifts, Protect-O-Gate Clear-Height Mezzanine Safety Gate provides dual-gate fall protection for pallet-drop areas without limiting height of load being passed. Dual-gate system meets ANSI standard (MH 28.3-2009) for constant fall protection in loading and unloading areas, and design can be customized to fit varying widths and depths. Available with or without third rail and toe kicks, system features heavy-duty carbon or stainless steel construction. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Drum/Tote Oven melts materials chilled by cold weather.

January 30, 2014

Sahara Hot Room Model S32 heats and accelerates flow of thick or viscous materials in drums or totes chilled by cold weather. While able to heat 32 drums on pallets or 8 totes with saturated steam up to 200 psig, forklift-portable oven can also use hot oil or hot water as heating medium. Fully insulated unit features steel construction and built-in spill containment. Options include air circulation, exhaust capabilities, and digital temperature control with overtemp protection. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Industrial Drying Oven offers temperature uniformity.

December 12, 2013

Offering temperature uniformity and gentle airflow to avoid product displacement, Sahara Industrial Drying Oven features internal plenums with appropriately sized air circulation and properly placed heating elements. Various sizes and heating arrangements are available, and temperatures can range from room temperature to 500°F. Custom build options are also available. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Mezzanine Safety Gate available in double pallet width size.

November 14, 2013

Counter-balanced and operator-friendly, Protect-O-Gate Pivot Gate offers access to staging area while eliminating potential for falls and other accidents associated with mezzanine loading area. When enclosure closest to edge of mezzanine is lifted to allow load delivery, second enclosure is resting on mezzanine, blocking personnel from falls. Custom sizing can be accommodated with optional increased load height available to 80 in. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Mobile Transloading Platform promotes safety, efficiency.

October 14, 2013

Portable Transloading Platform provides safe, mobile access solution for transloading operations – either truck to rail or rail to truck. When in use, operator lowers gangway and is protected from falls by safety cage for safe access to vehicle top. Unit can also be customized to provide access to 2 rolling vehicles simultaneously. Hose connections or loading arms provide ergonomically safe option to transfer products between vehicles. Multiple customization options are available. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Portable Fall Protection Platform requires no foundation.

September 26, 2013

Designed for use where permanent installation of pedestal platform is not suitable, Removable Insta-Rack Platform brings users to predetermined height needed for safe, stable access to tops of tank trucks and railcars. Counter-weighted, 4-post platform features fold-down aluminum gangway and safety enclosure for optimum fall protection. Integration options with skid systems and loading arms are available. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Electric Conveyor Oven heats up to 350°F.

September 3, 2013

Available in carbon steel or stainless steel, Sahara Electric Conveyor Oven is suitable for curing, drying, and pre-heating applications. Precise temperature control is achieved through thermocouple-actuated, digital temperature controller; motor control pushbuttons; on-off heat switch; LED pilot lights; and adjustable over-temperature control. Variety of airflow patterns are available to suit end-user's specific needs. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Drum and Tote Oven safely heats hard-to-melt materials.

July 25, 2013

Fully insulated with rugged steel construction, Sahara Hot Room Model S24 heats 24 drums on pallets or 6 totes with saturated steam up to 200 psig. Hot oil or hot water can also be used as heating medium. Portable system can be picked up with forklift and features built-in spill containment. Shipped completely assembled, oven is available with optional air circulation, exhaust capabilities, digital temperature control with overtemp protection, and outdoor use package. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment

Mezzanine Safety Gate fits into tight spaces.

June 26, 2013

Requiring only 10 in. of floor space when closed at mezzanine ledge, Protect-O-Gate Clear-Aisle Mezzanine Safety Gate features double-gate design and 3-sided load access to ensure constant fall protection in tight spaces without sacrificing productivity. OSHA-compliant unit is counterbalanced for ergonomic, manual operation. Shipped partially assembled, single- and double-pallet models are painted safety-yellow and are also available in corrosion-resistant finish or stainless steel. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Material Handling & Storage, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Truck Loading Racks offer protection in extreme environments.

June 4, 2013

Engineered in compliance with OSHA standards, Truck Loading Racks feature single or multiple hatch access and can be equipped with several access options, including slide-tracks, canopies, self-leveling stair gangways, flat ramp or telescoping gangways, and custom-designed safety cages. Integration options include loading arms and pumping stations. Finished with red oxide primer as standard, racks are available with optional coatings as well as hot-dipped galvanizing. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Self-Leveling Stairs help user safely access top of vehicles.

May 21, 2013

Featuring non-skid, grip-strut treads for optimal traction, Model SS Self-Leveling Stairs are suitable for applications where required range exceeds angles greater than 15° above or below working platform height. Folding handrails made of heavy wall tubing are mounted on both sides. Available in steel, aluminum, and fiberglass construction, stairs offer slide-track mounting, pivot mounting, and flush-mount brackets. Aluminum units have galvanized back box sections and back uprights. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Electric Drum and Tote Heaters feature 8,000 lb capacity.

April 22, 2013

Constructed of steel to withstand harsh environments, Sahara Hot Box Model E8 Heaters feature digital controls with independent over-temperature protection, ensuring precise temperature control. Units are equipped with 1,020 cfm air circulation blower and built-in spill containment pan with 104 gal capacity. Exterior is acrylic enamel while interior is finished with heat-resistant silver. Shipped completely assembled, heaters can be transported via forklift. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Flat Ramp Gangways offer safe access to any vehicle top.

March 8, 2013

Suited for applications where required range is within 15° above or below working platform height, Model SB Flat Range Gangways feature adjustable dual-tension springs in both box-channel side panels. Folding handrails and telescoping midrails are made of heavy wall tubing and mounted on both sides, and grip-strut walking surface enhances traction. Constructed with steel, aluminum, and fiberglass materials, gangways also feature heavy-duty ½ in. bumpers and several mounting options. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment

Electric Tote Warming Oven incorporates spill containment.

January 18, 2013

Sahara Hot Box electrically heated ovens are available with oversized spill containment, which lets unit contain full volume of 55 gal drum or tote if spill occurs. These drum/tote heaters can also pump material from tote while tote remains in oven. Used to safely heat/melt various materials, stainless steel ovens can be custom designed to fit any tote size and feature thermocouple-actuated, digital temperature controller, independent over-temperature protection, and 350°F max rating. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Portable Loading/Unloading Platforms suit shale oil applications.

January 18, 2013

Designed for use in remote shale oil fields, GREEN Access & Fall Protection portable loading/unloading platforms for tank trucks and rail cars negate need for installing permanent platform that can only be used at one location. Modular solutions offer flexibility to utilize temporary loading station that can be broken down and taken to next facility or project. Portable loading and unloading platforms ensure safe and efficient handling of resources. Read More

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