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Sumner Manufacturing Co., Inc.

7514 Alabonson Rd., Houston, TX, 77088, US

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Center Punch measures angles and marks pipes.

March 14, 2014

Featuring digital inclinometer gauge set on angled base, Sumner Center Punch is designed for measuring angles on pipe. Gauge displays angles to nearest hundredth, is removable from magnetic base, and includes zero button. Once desired angle is reached, pushbutton spring-loaded striking hammer clearly marks pipe at desired locale. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Portable Aluminum Gantry Lift has lockable legs and casters.

November 19, 2012

Suited for mechanical contractors, GH2T Gantry Lift features 4,400 lb capacity and comes in 8, 10, 12, and 15 ft as well as 3, 4, and 5 m sizes. Unit consists of two A-frames, each with two 8 in. casters that lock at 90° angles, and frame legs that lock in opened or closed position using pushbutton release. Set screw on trolley secures it to cross beam offered in 7 sizes. Designed to be erected by 2-man crew, product has ground to lifting eye height range of 83-113 in. and weighs 285-331 lb. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Aluminum Gantry Lift offers 4,400 lb capacity.

April 23, 2012

Intended for mechanical contractors, Model GH2T is available with cross beams in 8, 10, 12, and 15 ft sizes as well as 3, 4, and 5 m sizes. Two A-frames lock in folded position using plunger pins and feature removable quick action locking pin. With adjustable lifting handle, height adjustments can be made in 6 in. increments. Minimum and maximum heights from ground to lifting eye are 83 and 113 in., respectively, and maximum height to top of trolley is 113.5 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Rotary Internal Ground Clamp suits pipe welding applications.

April 17, 2012

With positive ground and firm hold, Rotary Internal Ground Clamp keeps ground wire stationary as pipe rotates in welding applications. Brass product, able to be used horizontally or vertically with manual, semi-automatic, or fully automatic welding applications, has 3 mandrels that provide contact to pipe ID. C-type rotary ground incorporates stationary and movable contact plate that rotates 360°, positive anti-arc bearings take loads up to 500 A. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Contractor Lift moves 450 lb loads vertically up to 17 ft.

February 1, 2012

Featuring stowed height of 62 ¾ in., Model 2416 is equipped with stabilizer legs and 4 mast sections that extend or lower as user cranks lift winch. Reversible fork can be fitted with fork extensions, pipe cradles, or 24 x 28 in. steel tray. Inside-mast cable feed keeps cable out of operator's face, while pulley guards prevent load cables from coming off during transport. Positioned behind winch assembly and at bottom of unit, wheels enable user to lay lift down and roll it into vehicle. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weld Gas Analyzers measure oxygen in weld gas chambers.

November 30, 2011

Designed to monitor oxygen levels in welding applications where avoiding oxidation is critical, Ar-Gone Weld Gas Analyzer measures oxygen levels down to 0.01%, while hermetically sealed Argo-Naught Weld Gas Analyzer measures oxygen down to 0.1%. Both units feature replaceable batteries and oxygen sensors. Supplied in nylon case, analyzers include 6½ ft rubber hose with stainless steel probe, rubber aspirator bulb, carrying strap, and operator manual. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Pipe Clamp secures pipe and fittings to pipe stands.

November 29, 2011

Designed to secure ¾-6 in. diameter pipe to standard vee head pipe stands, Hold-E steel frame pipe clamp is equipped with quick release button that allows welder to open and close gripping arms in seconds. After positioning ram, few turns of feed screw secures pipe or tubing to jack stand. Measuring 10.31 x 2.12 x 15.75 in. in stored position, clamp is suitable for holding pipe during flange fit-up or when fabricating pipe with branches. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Inflatable Weld Purge Dams help minimize argon consumption.

November 29, 2011

Designed for use with 2-14 in. diameter stainless pipe, Inflatable Weld Purge Dams create reduced oxygen weld chamber where it is critical to avoid oxidation in weld. Units are constructed using primary and secondary inflatable dam at either end that are covered with heat- and spark-resistant double-stitched Proban® cotton and connected with 12-14 in. armored stainless steel spinal hose. Dams are suitable for welding exotic metals such as stainless, duplex, or titanium. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Jack features folding legs for compact storage.

September 23, 2005

Pack-Jack, part No. 781100, has folding legs made from 1 in. square tubing and adjustment screw made from heavy wall tubing. In folded position, legs are less susceptible to damage and occupy one third of space taken up by non-folded jack. Product comes with standard vee head, but ball transfers can be used with vee for alternate head option. Able to handle up to 36 in. dia pipe, it has 2,000 lb capacity and carrying handle for portability. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Carts have spindle-locking mechanism.

June 28, 2004

Offered in 4 models, Caddy Mac® wire carts feature wire guides for smooth feeding from spool (Caddy Mac No. 3) and bottom platform that allows cart to be used as dolly (Caddy Mac No. 1 and 3). Spindle-locking system ensures that spindles stay put during transportation. Spindles swing out to set position, facilitating loading of wire spools. Caddy Mac No. 3 can hold one 24 in. dia spool, while Caddy Mac No. 2 holds up to 24 smaller spools. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling Carts fold and store without tools.

June 28, 2004

Mac Rack(TM) and Mac Rack II(TM) each have 8 storage arms and are suited for transporting conduit, strut, threaded rod, PVC pipe, and copper tubing. With one large cradle, Bundle Mac(TM) transports larger quantities of same materials. Functioning as platform truck, Flat Mac(TM) moves large, heavy objects around jobsite, while 'Tainer Mac(TM) lifts boxed wire, hand tools, and other jobsite materials to elevated location. Each stackable cart has 6 in. casters and powder-coat finish. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vise Stand suits piping up to 2 1/2 in.

August 9, 2002

Lightweight tri-stand is constructed of heavy wall 1 in. square tubing and is available with chain vise stand. Vise is made of cast iron with drop forged jaws. Legs fold up with no pinch points, and large rubber pads are bolted to each leg for solid contact on all flooring. Unit is suitable for threading, soldering, bending, cutting, or gripping small diameter piping or tubing. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Contractor Lift picks up 650 lb loads.

August 8, 2002

Series 2100 can lift heavy loads up to heights of 12, 18 or 24 ft. One-piece design allows for quick fold up of legs and compact storage, without loose pins or need of tools. Load cable feeds from inside masts to winch, and away from operator for safety. Lift includes winch for ease of operation and minimum maintenance. Built-in fork extension option available. Read More

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