Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling & Storage

FIPA Develops Flexible, Cost-Effective Vacuum Gripper Solution for Repacking Application

July 1, 2016

Mounted on a Z-axis for vertical lift capabilities, the custom vacuum gripper based on FIPA’s TC Series can handle both individual boxes whole layers, regardless of the package position & size, without changing grippers or wasting vacuum flow CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and End-of-Arm-Tooling... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Solar Ware® Samurai 1500V Model Awarded UL Certification

July 1, 2016

2700kW inverter meets strict standards and showcases TMEIC's commitment to high quality products SALEM, Va., June 29, 2016 - Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) is proud to announce that its Solar Ware® Samurai 1500VDC photovoltaic inverter has achieved a UL 1741 safety certification, including meeting the IEEE 1547 Standards for Distributed Resources... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Foam Apple Trays Improve Protection, Reduce Pack Times

July 1, 2016

Wayne, Pa. (June 28, 2016) - Foam apple trays from Dolco Packaging, a Tekni-Plex company, have been engineered to improve protection of the fruit in transit, as well as reduce pack times. Dolco has designed the polystyrene foam trays so that they can go directly from the shipping case to display, without the fruit having to be removed and restacked. Because the apples are displayed against a... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Services

ESS to Showcase Low Cost Iron Flow Battery Ideal for Long Duration Energy Storage & Microgrid Applications at Intersolar

July 1, 2016

Company's simple iron chemistry delivers dramatically lower cost, higher performance, and longer operating life than other flow battery chemistries. PORTLAND, Ore., June 28, 2016 - Energy Storage Systems, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer of safe, low cost, and long cycle-life flow batteries for long duration storage applications including microgrids and time-shifting renewable energy... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mobile Crane operates both indoors and outdoors.

July 1, 2016

Suited for locations requiring crane for short period of time, such as vehicle maintenance, CXT Explorer combines electric overhead traveling crane on steel frame with 2 standard ISO shipping containers to create adaptable, mobile industrial crane. Lifting height and span are both 5 m. True vertical lifting helps maintain safety, with minimal chance of damage or collision. On leaving, crane can be dismantled quickly, and shipping containers that form base can double as storage. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Dispenser Adapter supports 2K fluid sector.

July 1, 2016

Available as upgrade for eco-DUO450 and eco-DUO600 two-component dispensers, adapter allows users to combine mixers with many mixing elements or longer static mixers, optimizing handling of 2K fluids with different viscosities. Integrated reduction of conveying channel makes local pressure increase, so component is homogenous in mixture. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Portable Compressed Air System has all-in-one design.

July 1, 2016

Engineered for blasting and painting contractors, Blast Pak PRO delivers clean, dry compressed air for surface preparation without requiring any electricity. Plug-and-play design, with integrated after-cooler, filter, and dryer, is fully operational after user adds Dry-O-Lite desiccant and connects compressed air lines. Pre-assembled and welded to forklift skid, complete and portable, single-tower deliquescent drying package can be lifted onto back of truck/trailer and moved around worksite.<br /> Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Sanitary Dry Hopper Container dispenses measured amounts.

July 1, 2016

Rotationally molded from FDA/USDA-approved polyethylene and fitted with stainless steel, dust-tight slide gate, Powder-Saver enables chemical, pharmaceutical, and food/beverage processors to store, transport, mix, and dispense ingredients, excipients, additives, and other powders in measured amounts. Smooth, conical storage hopper promotes complete emptying through slide gate set within companion, forkliftable base. Measuring 45 ¾ x 45 ¾ x 48 ½ in., reusable container holds 31 ft³ of powder. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Xantrex Collaborates with Film and TV Industry Firm Involved in Vancouver Olympics and the Local NHL Team

June 30, 2016

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Xantrex collaborates with HollyNorth, a Burnaby-based supplier to the film and entertainment industry, to create a Zamboni using a modified golf cart – a Fanboni, for the city’s National Hockey League (NHL) team. Capable of playing music and distributing T-shirts during tailgate parties, the Fanboni brought much excitement for the hockey fans and was... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Carrier Vibrating Equipment Announces the creation of New Holding Company, CPEG, and the Addition of S. Howes LLC

June 30, 2016

Under the new Carrier Process Equipment Group, Inc., the two companies will offer customers a comprehensive range of bulk handling and processing equipment LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky-based Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc., internationally known for outstanding innovation in the field of vibratory technology, and New York-based S. Howes LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of processing... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Pre-Mold Retread targets medium-duty delivery vehicles.

June 29, 2016

Designed for regional, medium-duty vehicles with 19.5 in. tires, MICHELIN® MD XDN® 2 Pre-Mold&trade; Retread has attributes consistent with food and beverage, parcel package, and pick-up and delivery applications. Retread features 18/32 in. tread depth for 190/200 tread sizes and 20/32 in. tread depth for 210/220/230 tread sizes. Tread design minimizes internal casing temperature to extend life, while wide, open-shoulder grooves provide optimized wear, and full-depth sipes deliver maximum traction. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Material Handling & Storage

Bin Cabinets offer keyless electronic locking.

June 29, 2016

Available for 14 models of full-size Bin Cabinets and Secure Mini-Cabinets, Keyless Electronic Locking Systems provide additional security and management of valuable inventory. Battery-operated systems support up to 50,000 locking cycles, and battery compartment is easily accessible from outside of cabinet. User created codes can be assigned for authorized users and supervisors. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

DC Branch Fuse Holder streamlines installation, maintenance.

June 29, 2016

Offering interconnect solutions for PV modules and systems, Sunbolts DC Branch Fuse Holder consists of overmolded, hermetically-sealed branch connection with replaceable fuse-connector terminating each PV cable end. Features include over current protection; low-resistant, IP67 branch cables; as well as Ultra High Current (UHC), F, M, and T type connectors. Supporting cable range up to 16 mm² for TUV and 6 AWG for UL, product also features junction boxes for crystalline and thin-film modules. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Tugged 4-Wheel Steer Carts create fork truck-free environment.

June 29, 2016

Used to deliver commodities along specific route on plant floor, Quad Steer Carts or Tracking Carts promote lean manufacturing and fork truck-free environment. These carts, primarily tugged or towed via vehicle, promote delivery time accuracy, safety, and production line efficacy. With all 4 wheels able to turn, radius of rear wheels follows front wheels to optimize cornering capability while also minimizing inside drift. Design also minimizes maintenance and repair requirements. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Royal CNC Expanding Mandrels meets diverse applications' needs.

June 29, 2016

With their modular design, CNC Expanding Mandrels cover 0.5&ndash;2.5 in. standard gripping range; options are available up to 25 in. This ID workholding system features sleeves that offer parallel expansion for maximum rigidity, and accuracy is ensured to 0.0005 in. TIR. Multiple mount styles and custom-machined drawtube connectors ensure simple, turnkey mounting on both main and subspindle applications. As alternative to gripping finished surface, ID gripping reduces risk of part damage. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Exceeding Expectations with Ergonomic Engineering: Bishamon's UniLift(TM) is Made to Last

June 28, 2016

Features and Benefits The UniLift™ set the new standard in innovation, efficiency and portability with its all-in-one pallet transporter and work positioner features. Its unique design eliminates the need for fork lifts and lift tables making it ideal for tight work spaces. Other features include:

  • Handles and steers like a standard pallet jack facilitating worker convenience... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Lifting Frame features adjustable arms.

June 28, 2016

Offering 2.2 ton capacity, Bulk Bag Lifting Frame is optional on all BFC models of BULK-OUT® Dischargers. Unit features telescoping arms that can be adjusted using clevis pins and safety clips to accommodate bulk bags from 32&ndash;47 in. square at upper sew seam. Available in carbon steel with industrial coating or stainless steel to industrial or sanitary standards, frame is equipped with patented Z-CLIP&trade; strap channels that hold straps securely while allowing rapid insertion and removal. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Custom Fifth Wheel Carts offer inline towing.

June 28, 2016

Allowing for straight, inline towing and maneuvering of multiple carts in tight spaces or narrow warehouse aisles, Custom Fifth Wheel Carts let warehouse workers pick and load multiple orders in one location, maximizing productivity. Powder coated tow carts come in multiple height and deck sizes with load capacities of 1,000 lb or more. Custom deck sizes are available upon request to meet specific applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification

June 27, 2016

MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives and use without thought or worry.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Advanced Vacuum Handling Systems for Critical Components at SEMICON West

June 27, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - June 2016 - Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #834 at SEMICON West, scheduled to take place July 12-14, 2016 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Company representatives will demonstrate the TWEEZER-VAC® Elite and ADJUST-A-VAC® Elite. The TWEEZER-VAC Elite... Read More