Material Handling

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Rugged Horizontal Rails handle high board insertion forces.

July 29, 2016

Featuring thick contact point and hardened design to protect against extreme forces, Rittal™ Enhanced Horizontal Rails meet IEC 60 297-3 and IEEE 1101.10 specifications. Units have .1 HP (horizontal pitch) hole pattern to allow precise installation of guide rails in various increments. Rails are standardly 84 HP without machining on end faces, and can be cut in any length. Combined with OpenVPX IEEE handles, rails offer ruggedized injection/ejection solution for high insertion force systems. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum Loading System offers simplified maintenance.

July 29, 2016

Consisting of autonomously controlled receivers that are 80% shorter than conventional material loaders and receivers, LoPro™ System conveys pellets and regrind from storage to single or multiple blenders. Low-profile receivers protrude only 8 in. above lid of blender, providing low center of gravity that minimizes potential sway on fast-cycling processing machines. Utilizing 1.3 hp single-phase brushless motor, system has conveying capacity of 1,300 lb/hr over 12 ft and 1,000 lb/hr over 20 ft. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

North American Stamping Group Installs COE Coil Processing Line in Mexico

July 28, 2016

Sterling Heights, Mich., July 22, 2016 - COE Press Equipment announced that it has recently installed a new press feeding line at North American Stamping Group's (NASG) Queretaro, Mexico facility, which produces stamped parts and welded assemblies for the automotive and other industries. This system joins over 10 other COE lines already installed at various NASG location. The 72-in. line... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Boiler Tube Joint Alignment Tool helps minimize weld failure.

July 28, 2016

Made of precision machined high strength steel, Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp rapidly and accurately aligns boiler tube ends to minimize risk of failure from misalignment when welding water wall boiler tubes. One side has 2 through-holes and other has threaded inserts which accept 2 bolts that draw them together, exposing tube ends for tack welding before removal to finish entire tube joint weld. Clamp is available in 7 sizes for tube from 1.75–3.25 in. O.D. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Hoist targets facilities with space limitations.

July 28, 2016

Available in capacities ranging from 10–25 tons, Yale LodeKing LT™ is designed for heavy-duty CMAA Class D service. Ultra-low headroom top-running hoist comes equipped with Magnetek IMPLUSE®VG+ Series 4 closed-loop variable frequency drive that allows for accurate and precise load control while minimizing brake wear. Wire rope has plastic core that prevents metal-to-metal contact between strands, helping to minimize abrasion and wear within wire rope. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Gehl Welcomes K&H Tool Rental, LLC to the Gehl Dealer Network

July 27, 2016

• KH Tool Rental, LLC, a division of KH Construction LLC has been in business since 2015 • KH Tool Rental, LLC is located in Plainfield, Connecticut • KH Tool Rental, LLC will represent Gehl skid loaders, compact track loaders, compact excavators, articulated loaders and telescopic handlers WEST BEND, WISCONSIN - (July 21, 2016) Gehl, a leading manufacturer of compact equipment... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools

Pipe Handle simplifies installation and maintenance.

July 27, 2016

By helping users securely grip pipe and apply force in all directions, RIDGID® STRAPLOCK Pipe Handle simplifies installation and maintenance of large plastic pipe from 3–8 in. in diameter. Unit offers rapid size adjustment, specialized strap that provides maximum grip while minimizing marring, and fixed handle position that helps align and hold joints in place while glue sets. Handle is suited for wet and cold environments where getting grip on pipe can be difficult. Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Oil-Free Air System meets ISO standards.

July 25, 2016

Combining oil-lubricated compressor with high-efficiency coalescing filters and advanced adsorption filter, Absolute Zero Oil-Free Air System generates oil-free air that meets ISO 8573-1:2010 Class 0 or ISO 8573-1:2010 Class 1 standards. Adsorbent fill technique achieves maximum packing density and prevents attrition, while modular construction facilitates future expansion. System is suited for use in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor manufacturing industries. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Micro Pinch Clamps prevent fluid flow through tubing.

July 25, 2016

Available in various colors, DEHP-Free pinch clamps come in 5 sizes, No. 13616 through No. 13620, that facilitate identification and prevent flow of fluid when included in tubing assembly. These polypropylene clamps, recommended for ETO and Gamma sterilization, feature REACH- and RoHS-compliant construction, are suited for use in micro bore applications, and accommodate 0.059–0.102 in. (1.5–2.6 mm) OD tubing.
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Material Handling & Storage

Injection Molded Bottle Handles combine sustainability, strength.

July 22, 2016

Constructed to promote sustainability via minimized sourced material usage, Roberts PolyPro injection molded bottle handles are designed for comfort and strength and are 100% recyclable. These high density polyethylene (HDPE) handles, offered in 2, 3, and multipack configurations, are available in any Pantone Matching System (PMS) color and labeled with Universal Product Code (UPC) stickers. Custom design and prototyping options for non-standard handles are available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Tilt Trucks nest fully assembled for shipping.

July 19, 2016

Available in 14 models, including 7 with forklift channels, Akro-Tilt Trucks enable one person to handle bulk, heavyweight jobs up to 2,000 lb. Units feature full frame design with steel under top rim, wide mouth and low profile to facilitate loading, and one-piece molded body that won't rust, dent, or chip. Fully welded and reinforced, powder-coated 13-gauge frame is optimized for automatic dumper applications, and is corrosion-resistant. As many as 4 trucks can stack on single pallet. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

MAPAL Relies on the Safe-Lock(TM) System from HAIMER

July 18, 2016

Igenhausen - Within a wide range of markets, such as the aerospace industry, cutting tools from MAPAL have successfully established themselves for high-performance machining operations like trochoidal milling. In order to offer users even greater protection against tools being pulled out of the chuck during machining operations, and to prevent damaging single workpieces or the machine itself,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Neodymium Magnets offer diverse mounting, holding options.

July 18, 2016

Available with male and female threads, Grade 42 Neodymium Magnetic Assemblies feature zinc-plated, shallow cup assembly maximized for holding strength. Pull strength ranges from 18–175 lb, and assemblies are no larger than 1.89 in. dia. Grade 42 neodymium J hooks are also available. Offering from pull strength from 20–105 lb, rubber coated neodymium male and female threaded assemblies feature flat steel disc coated by black protective rubber coating to prevent surface scratches. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Air Chuck Jaws offer alternative to OEM jaws.

July 18, 2016

Available as blank top jaws in 1018 steel or 6061 aluminum, or pie shaped jaws using A360 aluminum, 6061 aluminum, or 1018 steel, Style M and Style R Air Chuck Jaws are suitable for all types of air chucks including Kitagawa®, Northfield®, and Microcentric® brands. CNC machined for accuracy, pins serve as locator and allow precise repeatability plus fast installation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Joining Systems come with extended no-stop couplings.

July 18, 2016

MegaPress and MegaPressG are available with 6 extended no-stop coupling options (½–2 in) for joining schedule 5–40 black iron pipe in sizes. While MegaPress uses cold press connections and is suited for hydronic heat, chilled water, compressed air, fire sprinkler systems, low-pressure steam, and vacuum lines, MegaPressG fittings are designed for use in fuel oil and natural gas applications. Flameless design increase operational safety and eliminates need for hot work permits. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Haulermaster Bulk Water Fill Station

July 15, 2016

The HAULERMASTER Bulk Water Fill Station is a complete engineered solution for municipalities, water districts and others who want a streamlined system that offers better control and security in their water dispensing and the ability to accurately monitor and charge for this valuable resource. With the HAULERMASTER, the facility can control, monitor, administer accounts, and gain control of... Read More

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

AdvantaPure Releases its Schedule of Trade Show Appearances for Summer & Fall 2016

July 15, 2016

Includes Events in the US Asia Southampton, Pa. — AdvantaPure plans to exhibit its biopharma and pharmaceutical fluid transfer products at several upcoming industry shows this summer and fall. Each event offers personal contact that allows customers and suppliers to discuss processes, requirements and new developments in fluid flow applications. AdvantaPure’s trade show appearances... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

ViscoTec Sells the 10,000th Preeflow Dispenser

July 15, 2016

Micro-dosing in perfection - this is ViscoTec’s mantra since 2008, when the first eco-PEN of its brand preeflow entered the market. The preeflow market entrance started with eco-PEN450 and eco-PEN600, which were placed on the market with a special developed controller as a complete dosing system. Over the years 2009 till 2014 further dispenser and also dispenser for two component material... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty Swivel Jacking Caster features 6 in. lift.

July 15, 2016

Featuring 10 in. wheel diameter and load capacity of 5,500 lb, Model JA offers 2-position directional lock or optional 4-position directional lock with travel at 90° to vertical fixing plate. Caster facilitates movement and provides quick, accurate adjustment of working platforms and machines. Constructed with ball journal bearing, polyurethane-on-cast-iron wheel, and electrostatic-sprayed black matte finish, caster has 7 ¾ in. swivel radius, tread width of 3 in., and overall height of 29 3/8 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Northeast Ohio Student Wins SkillsUSA National Welding Competition

July 14, 2016

Connor Roberts Takes Home Gold in the High School Division Cleveland – A high school student from Willoughby-Eastlake Tech Center in Willoughby, Ohio, took home the gold medal from the SkillsUSA Championships held June 22-23 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Student Connor Roberts beat out the field in the high school division of the national welding competition. ... Read More