Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling & Storage

Apache is Exhibiting at the Boston ISPE Product Show

September 30, 2016

Apache is exhibiting at the Boston ISPE Product Show on October 5th (Booth #W39). The ISPE is the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, a not-for-profit association serving the pharmaceutical and bio-technology industry. Mike Peterson, in large tank sales and David Foulkes, representing small portable tanks will both be on-hand to answer any questions about... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Wisconsin Oven Ships Custom Spiral Conveyor Oven

September 30, 2016

September 15, 2016 - Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom electrically heated spiral conveyor oven with cool down. The conveyor oven will be used to cure adhesive applied to exterior automotive mirrors. The conveyor needed to be designed to the customer’s specific dimensions to ensure all mirrors were cured evenly. To save on floor space and maximize the number of... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Air Products Providing Hydrogen Fueling Station and Liquid Hydrogen Supply for Stark Area RTA Zero Emission Buses

September 30, 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 26, 2016 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) has a proven global record of providing reliable hydrogen fueling systems for the mass transit industry. As a result, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) turned to Air Products for its new hydrogen fueling station and liquid hydrogen supply, which was showcased today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Canton, Ohio. "We... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier to American Petroleum Tankers

September 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - On Monday, September 26, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the fourth vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. The Bay State was delivered during a special signing ceremony at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. The Bay State is a 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight-ton, LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a 330,000... Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Vision Systems

Siemens Manufactures Largest Geared Compressor Rotor in the World

September 29, 2016

Siemens has manufactured and tested the largest geared compressor rotor in the world at its facility in Duisburg, Germany. The first-stage impeller with a diameter of 1.8 meters is the largest installed on an integrally geared compressor rotor. The STC-GV compressor rotor is part of an order placed last year by UK-based Air Products PLC. The order comprises 19 STC-GV integrally geared... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Gripping Tools for Packaging and Palletizing

September 29, 2016

Piab’s Kenos range of suction pad grippers are perfect for packaging and palletizing Piab is extending its program of advanced packaging and palletizing products with the Kenos range of suction pad/foam grippers. The gripping systems – Kenos Vacuum Gripper (KVG), Kenos Sack Gripper (KSG) and Kenos Vacuum Gripper Layer (KVGL) – use Piab’s proprietary and energy efficient multi-stage... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

MagneGas Completes Purchase of 2,000 Additional Fuel Cylinders to Accommodate Accelerating Demand for MagneGas2®

September 28, 2016

Company Receives Final Shipment of Previously Announced 2,000 Cylinder Purchase Order to Accommodate Growing Demand TAMPA, Florida - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid and renewable liquid into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has taken receipt of... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Food Waste Diverter supports intelligent communication.

September 28, 2016

Used to divert food waste from landfills, Eco-Safe Digester® consists of smart, internet-connected machine with on-board scale that weighs food waste each time it is added to determine where, when, and what food waste is being disposed. Unit supports Alto™ software, which leverages messaging and chatbot technology and enables readily understandable, real-time interactive communication to improve performance, processing, and maintenance via secured internet connection. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Automation Feeders offer enhanced interface and control.

September 28, 2016

Automation feeders of SA Series utilize SSF feeder technology and architecture for diverse interface and control capabilities, including ASCII communication protocol, low-profile form-factor, and various modules for drop-in integration. Design and functionality enable custom machine integrators to utilize tape feeder technologies with integration flexibility and control options. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Weld Purge Dams fit pipe diameters from 6-96 in.

September 28, 2016

Suitable for welding stainless, duplex, chrome steels, and titanium, Inflatable Weld Purge Dams are typically used for closure welds, tight bends, T piece joints, and dome end connections where conventional Tandem Weld Purging System cannot be used. Single-ended units are made of low vapor pressure materials and are heat-resistant up to 194°F. Dams are fitted with dual inflation and purge hose, additional purge gas hose, and exhaust which can be connected to Weld Purge Monitor®. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Crown Equipment Discusses Forklift Automation at Disruptive Technologies Conference

September 27, 2016

NEW BREMEN, Ohio – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, announced that Scott Andersen, general manager – technology business development at Crown, recently spoke on the topic of forklift automation at Deloitte’s Disruptive Technologies global training conference in Montreal on September 21.   Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Containers in Closed Loop Shipping Strategy

September 27, 2016

Utilizing wire containers in the packaging, transportation and handling of your materials is an incredibly effective shipping strategy. When implementing a launch schedule restricted by a budget, suppliers will look to move the most product with the least amount of capital investment. Container right sizing and redesign options allow production facilities to achieve significant financial impact,... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products

O-I Customer Launches Custom Bottle that, Literally, Rocks

September 27, 2016

Driven by a unique brand vision, Rocker Spirits, a micro-distillery based in Littleton, Colorado, decided to work with O-I to create a bottle that rocks, both literally and figuratively. Together, the teams created a one-of-a-kind design that conveys Rocker's distinctive identity at first glance. The design process, brought Duston Evans, Co-founder of Rocker Spirits to the O-I North... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Pegboard Bin Adapters support multiple bin sizes.

September 27, 2016

Designed to allow multiple hanging bin sizes to be installed on existing standard pegboard and slatwall systems, Pegboard Bin Adapters include Model 30111, which is 5 in. long with 30-lb weight capacity, and Model 30112, which is 10 ¾ in. long with 60-lb capacity. Welded steel construction provides secure hanging of Akro-Mils' AkroBins®, InSight® Bins, and Universal Hanging Bins. Bins attach directly to adapter, which allows for maximization of users’ storage space. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual positioning. Base is 2.362 x 2.362 in., and 1.181 in. dia table supports loads to 2.2 lb and has scale to display rotation angle. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mill Duty Cable Reel features linear spring motor.

September 26, 2016

Designed for high-duty cycle material handling cranes, RhinoReel™ features flush-mounted torque adjustment screw on end of each motor, with side gauge so users can visually check how many pre-tension turns are on each linear coil spring. LED indicator on end of each motor shows if spring has lost tension for any reason. Linear spring is safe to handle and can be changed out without taking reel down from crane. Made with heavy steel plate, RhinoReel handles demanding reel needs. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Barcode Tracking, Labeling Systems foster traceability.

September 26, 2016

Through its interface, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) systems enable processor/packer to handle, label, and track products, field to customer, from any location. Label applicators provide hands-free, automated labeling of individual cases for PTI and other customer requirements, and functionality lets users monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory, and record shipments. SIMBA runs on scanners, tablets, or touchscreen computers. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bellows Vacuum Cups persevere in short-cycle applications.

September 26, 2016

Featuring dimensionally stable body and soft, low-marking sealing lip, SP-BX Series Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups facilitate gentle and reliable lifting, handling, and placement of hot, delicate, curved, and rough plastic parts. Construction is of oil-, ozone-, and wear-resistant polyurethane composite material that withstands temperatures up to 122°F as well as regular contact with abrasive surfaces over extended periods. Bellows are available with 1.5 or 2.5 folds. Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Blast & Wash Systems Exhibiting at the AmShow in Rochester, NY

September 23, 2016

Blast Wash Systems will be exhibiting at the  AmCon 2016 Show September 21st & 22nd in Rochester, New York We invite you to see our equipment in action - parts washing equipment, weld fume extractor, downdraft table and blast cabinet. Blast & Wash Systems is the largest distributor of finishing equipment in the region. Blast & Wash Systems offers automated finishing equipment to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Plasma Confinement Ring accelerates etch rate.

September 23, 2016

Available with SPHERE™ plasma systems, Plasma Confinement Ring targets wafer processing and wafer fan-out applications. Made with insulated, non-conductive material, ring concentrates and focuses plasma directly over wafer to speed etching process, provide uniform plasma coverage, and to isolate plasma on wafer itself. Using confinement ring, there is a free conduction path between upper and lower electrodes in wafer region, but no conduction path in adhesive tape and wafer frame area. Read More