Crane & Hoist Accessories

Material Handling & Storage

Manual Hoists and Trolleys feature spark-resistant design.

September 20, 2016

Offered in capacities of ½, 1, 2, and 3 tons, RCB Ex Certified Spark Resistant Hand Chain Hoists and RPT/RGT Manual Push and Geared Trolleys minimize risk of sparks produced by impact or friction in heavy-duty industrial applications. Spark-resistant features include copper plated load hook, stainless steel hand chain, nickel-plated DIN load chain, and rubber trolley bumpers. Models from ½–2 tons have solid bronze trolley wheels, while 3-ton models have bronze plated trolley wheels. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

American Crane & Equipment Corporation Increases Columbus McKinnon Product Offerings

September 14, 2016

As a long time Columbus McKinnon Corporation (CMCO) channel partner, American Crane announces additions to at least 11 CMCO product lines, now available for shipment. The additional offerings are driven by the company’s mission to provide a wide variety of equipment in order to meet the specific requirements of the application. DOUGLASSVILLE, PA - American Crane Equipment Corporation... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wallboard Fork offers 6,000 lb capacity.

September 7, 2016

Available in widths to 84 in., Wallboard Fork provides 6,000 lb capacity and comes standard with 360° hydraulic rotation and integrated brake. USA-made unit also features matching link, twist-n-lock tines, heavy duty check valve cylinder, and custom color paint. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum Tube Lifting System features comfort-grip handle.

August 2, 2016

With ergonomic grip and integrated control lever on handle, Model VT160 enables single operator to lift and lower loads in one smooth motion. Instant attach and release suction makes system suitable for variety of repetitive applications. Optional vacuum pad attachment has foam rubber sealing rings and is suitable for lifting loads up to 175 lb at 18 in. Hg. For added safety, Power Loss Safety Check Valve is built into 360° top swivel to slowly lower load if power supply is interrupted. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mechanical Gull Wing Vacuum Lifter has telescoping parking stands.

July 14, 2016

Using M250M Mechanical Vacuum Generator with single sling suspension, this below-the-hook lifter with handles horizontal metal sheets and plates from 1/8–½ in. up to 72 x 240 in. with max length and width of 20 x 8 ft (12 x 8 ft with collapsed beam ends). Construction includes all-welded steel frame, adjustable ball swivel mounted vacuum pads and slide assemblies, and pivoting crossarms with safety shutoff valves and locking units. Max capacity is 4,000 lb with 2:1 safety factor. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

COE Press Equipment Ships Coil Feeding Line to Alliance Laundry Systems

July 7, 2016

Sterling Heights, Mich., July 5, 2016 - COE Press Equipment announced that it has supplied and installed a coil processing line to Alliance Laundry Systems (Ripon, WI), a global leader in commercial laundry equipment and solutions. The line, which is now in operation, consists of a servo feed, dual threading table, power straightener and coil reel with full line automation controls. The... Read More

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

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, 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

Material Handling & Storage

Crown Equipment Earns Third IFOY Award with RT 4000 Series Rider Pallet Truck Win in the "Warehouse Trucks Lowlifter" Category

June 13, 2016

NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 8, 2016) - Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently won the coveted International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award for the third time. The Crown RT 4000 Series rider pallet truck took the prestigious award in the “Warehouse Trucks Lowlifter” category. The award was presented at the CeMAT trade fair in Hannover on May 31. Over... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

FIPA's Latest Custom Lifting and Gripping Solution Enables Safe, Efficient, and Cost-Conscious Palletizing

May 5, 2016

Combining standard specialized components, FIPA’s latest custom material handling solution spares employees from manually handling 5 – 10 tons daily, proving that even small companies can afford to improve throughput, efficiency, employee health CARY, N.C. — FIPA Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced vacuum technology, gripper systems, air nippers, tube lifters, and... Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

Cynergy Vacuum Lifters Slash Packaging Time of Boilers

April 14, 2016

St. Louis, MO – A Cynergy Ergonomics vacuum lifter recently installed for a boiler manufacturer lifts and rotates boiler bodies to facilitate the final assembly and packaging in a faster, safer and more ergonomic fashion. The purpose-built vacuum lifter allows an operator to lift a variety of electric boilers, with weights to 200-pounds, and rotate them for palletizing and packaging. These... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

ANVER Corp. Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

April 1, 2016

Upon completion of an extensive quality system evaluation, ANVER Corp. announced receipt of their ISO 9001:2008 certification. This globally recognized certification of quality management system standards is in full support with ANVER’s commitment to creating and maintaining quality processes that ensure consistency, visibility, and accountability across their business operations, including... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Digital Control Mechatronic Gripper delivers process stability.

March 17, 2016

Powered by brushless DC servo motor and controlled by digital I/O, PGN-Plus-E offers gripping force that can be adjusted in 4 levels and comes in size 80. Multi-tooth guidance, designed for higher moment capacity, features continuous lubrication pocket in guide contour and wedge-hook kinematics with maximized surface coverage in all stroke positions. Suited for industrial environments, universal 24 V gripper integrates required control and power electronics. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Overhaul Balls provide ballast on crane hoist rope.

January 20, 2016

Made of heavy steel, Overhaul Balls are used on hook end of crane hoist rope to supply downhaul weight that is needed to counter bearing friction and winch-to-boom line weight. Spilt Overhaul Balls are made up of 2 cast iron halves, which clamp to line by means of bolts. Models are available in diameters of 7.12, 9.19, 9.50, and 11.25 in. or in weights of 50, 100, 89, and 154 lb, respectively. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Burn Table Lift Magnet System moves multiple parts at once.

January 14, 2016

Available in 24, 48, and 120 in. designs with powerful magnetic circuit, Burn Table Lift Magnet System simultaneously moves multiple parts or cut-outs up and off burn tables. Advanced transfer system can also lift single sheets or plates up to 3 in. thick from stack to load table. When activated, stainless steel stripper pan retracts to engage steel parts with high magnetic holding force. To release, air cylinders push stripper pan away from magnetic head to create gap and break holding force. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Mini Grapple is available for sub-compact tractors.

January 12, 2016

Used for handling debris, brush, or orchard prunings, CTMG-48S is designed for sub-compact tractors that use universal skid steer quick attach system. Gripping notches in both upper grapple and lower rake help retain loose materials. While 31 in. wide single upper grapple is made of 3/8 in. material, lower 48 in. wide rake has tines made from ½ in. material. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

FIPA is Exhibiting & Demonstrating its Innovative & Extremely Customizable FIPALIFT Tube Lifting Technology at FABTECH 2015

November 3, 2015

Allowing a single person to quickly, safely, efficiently lift, transport, precisely place even bulky awkward loads up to 639.34lbs, FIPALIFT Expert tube lifters significantly improve the economy productivity of sheet metal processing applications 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

Material Handling & Storage

Reach-Fork Truck offers 4-direction travel.

October 19, 2015

With 4-directional travel capability, Model 7310 4-D® Reach-Fork Truck allows increased storage space and aids operators in handling long, bulky loads. Torsion tube anti-friction scissor is designed with radial thrust bearings to extend life of mast and scissor mechanism. ACR® system accelerates electronic braking as well as lift/lower speeds and ensures smooth direction changes. With Model 7310 4-D, operators can work in narrow aisles, storing and retrieving loads with precision. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Safety & Security Equipment

ESP LOW-E® Therma Sheet Earns ICC Certification as Stand-Alone Underlayment

October 15, 2015

Industry-first designation results in an affordable energy upgrade for homeowners (New Oxford, PA) - Environmentally Safe Products Inc. (ESP), maker of patented ESP Low-E® Reflective Insulation, today announced that its Therma Sheet roofing underlayment has been certified by the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES). The designation means Therma Sheet meets the code... Read More