Material Handling

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

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, 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™ 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

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

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 0.5–2.5 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

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

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

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, 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 32–47 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™ strap channels that hold straps securely while allowing rapid insertion and removal. 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

Material Handling & Storage

Bishamon's Mobile Lifts are Here to Grow with Businesses

June 27, 2016

For a growing business to thrive, it needs equipment that can adapt to its changing needs and projects. Versatility, adaptability and durability are key qualities that enhance the work environment for several years to come. For over two decades, Bishamon Industries has been manufacturing top-quality products that grow with businesses by producing a variety of mobile lifts that meet workplace... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Vacuum Lifter-Tilter enables manual rotation of tubing.

June 24, 2016

With Model ETL10M2-OCMR, one person can safely position and change orientation of non-porous cylinders, such as pipes or other tube-shaped objects. Below-the-hook end-effector provides 90° power tilt operation with 360° manual rotation. Available in electric- and air-powered models, system can handle loads weighing up to 100 lb at 24 in. Hg min for cylinders with 9–15 in. diameter. It includes pendant controls on handlebar, vacuum gauge, and audible vacuum leakage warning system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Heavy Lift Sector Drives Rising Demand for Hydraulic Skidding Systems

June 23, 2016

Hydraulic skidding systems will increasingly be used in heavy lift and rigging applications, according to one contractor that is seeing heightened demand for 500 ton and 150 ton capacity systems. Mountain Heavy Transport, a division of Salt Lake City, Utah-based Mountain Crane Service, has a HT500 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding unit and a smaller XLP150, both from Hydra-Slide Ltd,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

ASM Alternative Energy Wafer Inspection Technology Wins Prestigious Terawatt Diamond Award

June 23, 2016

At the recent SNEC PV Power Expo, ASM Alternative Energy (ASM AE) again confirmed its technology leadership as the company took home another Terawatt Diamond Award.  Winning this year for its SolarWIS LITE solar inspection system, the Terawatt Diamond Award is a distinction that recognizes the top 10 highlights of the SNEC event and is selected by the show organizers.    Last year, ASM AE... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gleason to Demonstrate New Solutions for Advanced Gear Production at IMTS 2016

June 23, 2016

Rochester, New York, USA Gleason will demonstrate brand new solutions in advanced gear manufacturing technology on Booth #N-7000 at IMTS 2016, covering a wide array of processes for the complete production and inspection of all types of bevel and cylindrical gears. Among the technologies to be exhibited are: Genesis® 260GX – New Threaded Wheel Grinding Powerhouse The 200/260GX... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Eunil Presents the Highly Accurate ECM-350 Table Coating Master

June 23, 2016

CHULA VISTA, CA - Eunil, a worldwide leader in factory automation as a manufacturer of SMT peripheral equipment, presents the ECM-350 Table Coating Master, a highly accurate offline machine for small-quantity batch production. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the foundation for electronics in every day products including automotive, consumer electronics, communications, and industrial and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Texture Sprayer supports interior/exterior finishing.

June 23, 2016

Equipped with MaxPower DC motor and WideTex spray tips, RTX Texture Sprayer is designed for interior and exterior finishing of textured materials, including EIFS, drywall mud, and decorative finishing. Unit features Graco RotoFlex™ and RotoFlex II Pumps, with exclusive flow-through design that provides smooth material flow for uniform coverage and consistent spray pattern. By shutting machine off when spray gun trigger is not being pulled, SmartStart feature lengthens machine service life. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

L.A. Metro Transportation Authority Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

June 22, 2016

Second Largest Transit Agency in United States to Protect All Riders by Expanding Deployment to Add New Video-Based Safety Program for Rail PHOENIX - (American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference) - SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit agencies' ability to comply with rail regulations, announced today that... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Off-Road Mud Terrain Tires combine ruggedness, green production.

June 22, 2016

Available in 33 and 35 in. widths with 18 and 20 in. rim sizes, Claw II MT tires combine green manufacturing process with mud-terrain tread pattern that promotes performance on challenging 4x4 off-road terrain. Tread pattern produces traction for handling extreme mud, gravel, and snow driving conditions, while narrow lug design maximizes surface area to prevent excessive road noise when driving on highway. Along with 70% recycled content, tires feature commercial grade truck rubber.<br /> Read More