Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling & Storage

Discharge System minimizes required cleaning effort.

March 18, 2015

Used in conjunction with Ross planetary and multi-shaft mixers, Discharge System with Electronic Pressure Control suits high-viscosity material applications. Vessel rolls over after mixing cycle to Discharge System, which is programmed to maintain desired platen pressure. This enables automatic and controlled transfer of finished product directly into filling line. Components include hydraulically lowered platen with o-ring, cylinder-mounted linear transmitter, and PLC-based control panel. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Wet Blast System operates in manual, semi-automatic modes.

March 18, 2015

Model SS-10 SA employs 5 wet blast guns and uses abrasive- or bead-type media for dustless blast cleaning, descaling, surface preparation, and cosmetic finishing of components. Fabricated from non-corroding composite material, 60 x 70 in. blast cabinet stands 96 in. tall. Wet blasting chamber interior is lined with sheet rubber, and 50 x 50 in. swing door provides access to blast enclosure on each side. Track extension and transfer cart allows 49 in. dia rotary table to be rolled out for loading/unloading. Read More

Waste Handling Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Multifunctional Containment Unit features portable design.

March 18, 2015

Collapsible and portable, Model ECU3 is designed for temporary isolation during normal facility operation or during public health emergency. Modular unit can be set up by one person in 15 minutes, and can be combined with 2 or more ECU3 units to allow 2 persons on ladders working side-by side to create larger containment space. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Environmental Cabinets protect outdoor equipment.

March 17, 2015

Manufactured from hot-pressed glass reinforced polyester, MINICAB Environmental Protection Cabinets offer maintenance-free performance in harsh outdoor environments. MINICAB 44 measures 19.9 x 14 x 9.6 in. and has capacity of 44 liters. Offering pipe stand or wall mounting, cabinets feature flat full-size hinged door for easy access. All hinges and mounting fixtures are manufactured from corrosion-resistant 316 SS and door can be fitted with lockable handle or security-key mechanism. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Syringe Filler handles fluid viscosities up to 60,000 cP.

March 17, 2015

Designed to accurately fill syringes from material reservoir, Tridak® Model 1050 requires manual loading/unloading and is suited for low-volume production. System utilizes Model 830 disposable fluid path valve with adjustable suck-back for clean cut-off of stringy or tacky materials. Disposable fluid path can be fitted with series of adapters to fill Luer-Lock and Oral tip syringe types. For hands-free fill cycle activation, foot switch is included. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum-Hoist Lifting System handles bulky, porous loads.

March 16, 2015

Equipped with extended articulating operator handle, VB Series Vacuum-Hoist Lifter precisely lifts porous material such as boxes of varied lengths and weights up to 1,100 lb. System is powered by remote electric vacuum pump that can be located up to 150 ft away, eliminating manual bending, lifting, and twisting. With integrated handlebar controls, vacuum gauge, quick-release mechanism, check valve, and suction, lifter enables one person to manipulate bulky loads. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Air Bearing Stages target research and industrial markets.

March 16, 2015

Frictionless for smooth, accurate motion, Air Bearing Systems include motorized linear and XY stages, rotary tables and stages, spindles, non-motorized components, and machining systems. As opposed to mechanical bearings, air-bearing positioners literally float on air, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error, as well as optimal straightness, flatness, and velocity stability, which are prerequisites for high-end industrial inspection and manufacturing operations. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Electric Pallet Truck provides 4,000 lb capacity.

March 12, 2015

Equipped with 24 Vac brushless motor, Model PT40 is suited for tight working environments, including lift gate and local delivery applications. Maintenance-free batteries and on-board charger ensure continuous performance throughout day. Continuous Stability System, featuring fixed drive wheel supported by two spring-loaded casters that are in constant contact with ground, minimizes tipping while turning corners or traveling on uneven surface. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation

Conveyor System suits metal detector lines.

March 12, 2015

Engineered to integrate seamlessly with APEX 500 HD, 500, and 100 metal detectors, Quickfit Conveyor offers fixed- or variable-speed operation and is available in wide range of belt widths, conveyor lengths, and heights for application flexibility. Modular unit is constructed of stainless steel and IP66 washdown rated to meet demanding sanitation requirements. Conveyor is suited for processors of dairy, snacks, meat, poultry, seafood, bakery, and prepared foods. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Portable Mixer Stands eliminate manual lifting with tote bins.

March 11, 2015

Fully mobile Sharpe Portable Mixer Stands let operators raise and lower mixers in and out of 200–400 gal metal and plastic tote bins without manual lifting. Available sizes collectively offer 46–140 in. height adjustability, and horizontal arm on each clears bin top and reaches inside. Variants include electric ELS Series, powered by 115 Vac motor with worm gear drive, and pneumatic ALS Series. Both include NEMA 4 controls and can be constructed with stainless steel and mild steel. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lithium Coin Cell Holders meet PCB requirements.

March 10, 2015

Designed for use on printed circuit boards, 2025 and 2032 Lithium Coin Cell Holders retain cells securely under severe shock and vibration in high-density applications. Surface mount, polarized holders are manufactured with dual-spring, gold-plated phosphor bronze contacts and glass-filled LCP UL 94 V-0 base. Units are available in bulk or on tape and reel for use with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place devices. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Biosafety Cabinet functions as both Type A2 and B2.

March 6, 2015

Featuring Omni-Flex design, Purifier® Axiom™ can function as Type A2, which recirculates air back into laboratory when not working with chemical hazards, or as Type B2, which is ducted to outside for hazardous vapors. Biosafety cabinet includes convertible sash that is programmable for either 8 or 10 in. sash opening height. Providing self-guided menu with programmable, intuitive, instructive alarm conditions, MyLogic OS delivers at-a-glance status updates on color display. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Storage Bin controls inventory and minimizes parts handling.

March 5, 2015

Measuring 9¼ x 6 x 5 in., AkroBins® Model 30237 can be used back to back as 2-bin Kanban solution on 18 in. deep shelves. Bin is molded of industrial-grade polymers and is resistant to weak acids and alkalis. One-piece construction is water, rust, and corrosion-proof. Designed for use in any setting, bin can be used alone or with Akro-Mils’ steel shelving, wire shelving, hanging systems, and pick racks to create complete storage and organization system. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Pallet Covers and Gaylord Liners come in over 100 sizes.

March 5, 2015

Available in 1.5, 2, 3, and 4 mil, Poly Pallet Covers and Gaylord Liners protect product from dirt, dust, and moisture. Black Opaque Pallet Covers help to prevent pilferage, by hiding identity of pallet contents. Black Pallet Covers with protective UV additive allow storage of goods outdoors up to 1 year. Made from shrink bundling film and offered in 4 mil and 5 mil, Pallet-size Shrink Bags will secure and protect products on pallet with tight form fit. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pick Rack increases storage capacity with 6 in. bin.

March 5, 2015

Pick Rack system accommodates 6 in. plastic shelf bin that helps to optimize storage capacity. Also, slope promotes picking convenience within high-density storage unit. Bin's open hopper front enables small- to medium-sized parts to be stored while maintaining visibility and accessibility. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Dove Tail Vise supports aggressive 5-axis machining.

March 5, 2015

Providing up to 4,000 lb of precision clamping force, DoveLock™ holds parts without distorting workpiece while providing access to 5 surfaces of workpiece. Unit is built from pre-hardened 4140 steel for rigidity with ½ in. movable jaw stroke, max jaw opening of 1.688 in., and overall stroke of .500 in. Embedded locating pin maintains part location accuracy when applying side load pressure. When under high machining pressure, deflection and clamp creep is minimized by vise design. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Positioning Stage delivers backlash-free motion.

March 5, 2015

Building on rack-and-pinion design, ServoSpline™ employs drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. Product provides simple motion commands and positions stage in x- and y-axis by independently driving 2 splines. In addition to facilitating deployment/implementation, design ensures zero backlash and extended wear properties to provide engineers with reliable stage. Read More

Software, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Lockout Inventory/Audit Services help conserve time and expense.

March 4, 2015

Lockout Equipment Inventory Service creates detailed list of their equipment and machinery requiring lockout. Data collected onsite can be imported into LINK360® software to help create visual lockout procedures. Also available, Annual Lockout Procedure Audits verify machinery and isolation points on procedure are correct, document any deficiencies in process, and provide documented proof of audit. All results are provided in report and incorporated into LINK360 software (if applicable). Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hot Melt Applicator offers plug-free adhesive dispensing.

March 4, 2015

Warming up in less than 10 minutes, InvisiPac® GM100 Plug-Free™ Hot Melt Applicator operates at up to 10,000 cycles/min. System fits into tight spaces and mounts seamlessly into existing packaging lines. Module tip filter eliminates nozzle plugging for maximum uptime. Featuring air-open/air-close technology, applicator lets user accurately place beads or stitch with great hygiene, allowing user to hit first bead every time. Solenoid lasts up to 150 million cycles with no performance impact. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Material Handling & Storage

Recycled PET withstands bulk handling and transport.

March 2, 2015

Engineered to withstand bulk handling and transport while still providing desired color found in original compacted formulation, LNO™ c Melt-Formed Pellet supports commercialization of rPET bottles and containers for food and beverage applications. Resin is formed by compacting fine grind powder and is FDA-approved for conditions of use A-J. For applications such as water bottles, LNO™ c resin offers low levels of acetaldehyde, sometimes even below that of virgin resins. Read More