Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Precision Piezo Nanopositioner serves high-speed applications.

October 6, 2016

Operated with E-727 digital servo piezo controller, P-616 NanoCube® XYZ piezo scanner is based on parallel-kinematic design with one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes. Capacitive sensors for sub-nanameter positioning precision, ceramic-insulated actuators for extended life, and flexures for friction-free motion are standard. With 100 µm travel range, this 3-Axis Piezo Motion... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at PackExpo 2016

October 6, 2016

Latest developments in bulk material handling technology Sewell, NJ, USA - At this year's upcoming PackExpo, November 6-9, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, North Hall - Booth N5847, Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will present their latest technological developments for bulk material handling solutions. Several pieces of equipment will be on the show floor representing their... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Decanter Centrifuge features maintenance-friendly design.

October 6, 2016

With easy-to-open cover, Model Z3E facilitates access to main components, with no need for lifting equipment. Depending on application, users can choose between normal pond and super deep pond, which optimizes processing and dewatering of sludges and pastes. Simp Drive® gearbox provides precision regulation of differential speed in decanter, tracking every change in product characteristics.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bottomless Belt Conveyor eases printing on bottle bottoms.

October 5, 2016

For traceability, Pharmafill BCV1 Bottomless Conveyor enables serial numbers, lot codes, and other markings to be printed on bottoms of plastic and glass bottles without requiring bottles to be slowed, stopped, rotated, diverted, or otherwise disrupted from flow in packaging line. System accepts containers from standard conveyor that drops out from under bottles as dual side belts gently grip and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Stages have compact, high-torque design.

October 5, 2016

Designed for NEMA 23 and 34 motors, ServoBelt Rotary Stages come in 2 through hole configurations with 50, 100, or 200 mm center openings to accommodate large bundles of conductors. Standard-sized models with 16 or 25 mm through holes are also available. Supporting both continuous rotation and variable indexing applications, stages offer speeds up to 1,000 rpm, continuous torque to 6.6 N-m,... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile

October 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio — Relocation of active departments in a medical facility is a daunting process. Materials managers at a Midwestern medical system — with multiple locations serving more than 1 million patients annually — discovered how challenging it can be as they moved departments as part of a construction project at the system’s main campus. A Massive Move A team led by the system’s... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Sanitary Napkin Dispenser promotes positive restroom experience.

October 5, 2016

Used to help create positive restroom experience for building users and visitors, RSVP Plus Feminine Dual Dispenser measures 5 ½ in. deep and has clean appearance. One window in this ADA-compliant sanitary napkin product dispenser lets managers/custodial workers monitor and replace supplies as needed. Product comes with 25-cent coin mechanism, 50 No. 4 Naturelle Maxis, and 50 Naturelle... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Contech's UrbanGreen® Rainwater Harvesting Tank Receives Uniform Plumbing Code Certification

October 5, 2016

WEST CHESTER, Ohio - West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that the UrbanGreen Steel Reinforced Polyethylene Rainwater Harvesting Tank has been certified to be in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) by The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Research and Testing. Designated as an American National Standard, the UPC is a... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Automated Orbital Wrapping System secures loads to pallets.

October 4, 2016

Designed to automatically and continuously wrap palletized loads to pallets, TAB Wrapper Tornado Perfect Storm creates secure, unitized loads that remain intact throughout supply chain. Patent-pending technology automatically senses presence of pallet load then automatically wraps plastic stretch film 360° around and under both pallet and load. Equipped with integrated powered conveyor, system... Read More

Automatic ID, Material Handling & Storage

Balluff to Provide Complete RFID Solution with InformaTrac

October 4, 2016

Florence, KY - Balluff Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with InformaTrac, Inc. to provide a Best in Class, complete RFID and Asset Management Solution.  Providing InformaTrac software solutions with their existing and well established line of RFID hardware, Balluff now provides all of the components together to deliver a large scale, fully integrated enterprise solution to its... Read More

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

Universal Instruments Celebrates Grand Opening of Asia Advanced Technology Center

October 4, 2016

Newly refurbished facility to showcase automation solutions and deliver comprehensive services. Universal Instruments recently held a celebration ceremony to mark the grand opening of its Asia Advanced Technology Center in Shanghai with the participation of more than 50 distributors, customers and guests from all over China. The company’s flagship Fuzion® platform and new Flexbond™ hot bar... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

SCHUNK Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders

October 3, 2016

With more than 75,000 implemented, customer-specific solutions, SCHUNK has been developing and manufacturing hydraulic expansion toolholders and hydraulic expansion arbors for high-precision applications in milling, boring, turning, grinding, mounting, inspection, and balancing for over 35 years. With SCHUNK, you'll profit from the know-how of the world's largest supplier and the market... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

'Switching Gears'...There's No Disconnect with this Tool Cart

October 3, 2016

Creform designs and builds an applications-specific tool cart for an electrical switchgear manufacturer Greer, SC—Creform Corporation has designed and built an applications-specific tool cart to support the production operations…machine setup and changeovers…of a switchgear manufacturer. Integral to the cart’s development was to optimize tool configurations and placement for both tools... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Flexicon's new Bulk Bag Filler feature powered height adjustment of the fill head.

October 3, 2016

Enabling rapid filling of large chunks and semi-solid materials into open bulk bags, Flexicon's new Wide-Inlet Bulk Bag Filler can accommodate all popular bag heights, offers adjustable bag hooks, and includes a roller conveyor and load cells with automated controls. Constructed of carbon steel and a durable industrial finish, the filler is suitable for sludge-like materials, disparate-sized... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Preeflow eco-DUO450 Convinces BPR Medical

October 3, 2016

Microdispenser helps ensure integrity of life-saving medical device preeflow - with its two-component dispenser eco-DUO450 - provides the perfect solution for the latest application of BPR Medical in Mansfield. BPR‘s Bidirectional Firesafe™ Cannula Valve, used for in-home medical oxygen supplies to extinguish fires which can occur in the line between the concentrator and the user’s... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

QNP2 Series XY Piezo Nanopositioning Stages with 50 mm x 50 mm Aperture

October 3, 2016

Patent-pending design provides unmatched geometric performance Superior multi-axis accuracy via parallel-kinematic design Custom materials and vacuum versions Travels to 120 µm x 120 µm 50 x 50 mm clear square aperture Aerotech’s QNP2 series XY, parallel-kinematic, piezo positioning stages combine sub-nanometer resolution, high dynamics, and excellent geometric performance in a compact,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotoflex VSI Slitter Rewinder on Stand at Pack Expo in Bucharest

October 3, 2016

During 27-30 September, Graphic Open Systems will host live demonstrations of the VSI on their stand 11. St Louis, Missouri USA (September 22, 2016) Graphic Open Systems (GOS) will present live demonstrations of the compact, high-speed Rotoflex VSI slitter rewinder on stand 11 at Pack Expo. To be held 27-30 September in Bucharest, Romania, Pack Expo is a leading exhibition for the packaging... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Bulk Bag Discharger with Integrated Clean-In-Place (CIP) Features Speeds Changeover During Sanitary Process Operations

October 3, 2016

HOLLAND, Michigan – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This process-specific NBE bulk bag unloader with chain-style tubular drag conveyor is engineered and built to withstand rigorous duty cycles and stringent process demands. Process requirements include a target material infeed rate of up to 13 tons per hour and frequent changeovers that demand system-wide cleaning to microbiologically safe... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

AmeraMex International Receives $200,000 in Equipment Orders

October 3, 2016

CHICO, CA – September 30, 2016 – AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, logging and mining companies, received two equipment orders totaling $200,000. The inventoried equipment will ship before the end of the third quarter. The customers, one located in Texas and one located in... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, 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