Cranes & Hoists

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

Nickel Plated Hoists suit hygienically critical areas.

August 19, 2016

With nickel plating thickness of 25 µm, Air Operated Hoists are available for cleanroom operations and other specialist applications that require hygienic working conditions. Units offer general corrosion resistance as well as resistance to environmental humidity. Models include Profi TI hoists with 0.5 and 1 metric ton lift capacities, big-bag handling unit with 1 metric ton lift, and low headroom trolley hoist with 1 metric ton capacity. All are classified as explosion protected. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Safety & Security Equipment

Spider Returns to San Francisco's Bay Bridge with Complete Access Solution

August 3, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, hasbeen providing suspended access solutions throughout various construction and retrofitting phases of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, most recently supplying the access, fall protection, and training solution for electrical work including low voltage upgrades and network service installations. Rosendin Electric turned to Spider when faced with... 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

Material Handling & Storage

Compact Hand Chain Hoist has ½ ton rated capacity.

July 8, 2016

With ½ ton rated capacity, CX005 mini hand chain hoist is available in 10 and 16 lb models respectively offering 10 or 20 ft of lift. Load limiter prevents overload, and metal chain guide lends to durability. Sized to fit in tool box or on tool belt, all models also feature hook latch with safety tip design, aluminum body with steel frame, and grade 100 nickel-plated load chain. Areas of use include plumbing/heating, motor/pump installation, car/tractor maintenance, and general maintenance. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mobile Crane operates both indoors and outdoors.

July 1, 2016

Suited for locations requiring crane for short period of time, such as vehicle maintenance, CXT Explorer combines electric overhead traveling crane on steel frame with 2 standard ISO shipping containers to create adaptable, mobile industrial crane. Lifting height and span are both 5 m. True vertical lifting helps maintain safety, with minimal chance of damage or collision. On leaving, crane can be dismantled quickly, and shipping containers that form base can double as storage. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Manitou Americas Welcomes Notre Dame Motors Ltd to the Manitou Dealer Network

May 24, 2016

• Notre Dame Motors Ltd has been in business since 1942 • Notre Dame Motors Ltd is located in Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba will represent Manitou agricultural/multi-purpose telescopic loaders (MLT product line) WEST BEND, WISCONSIN – Manitou, the world leader in all-terrain material handling equipment, is pleased to welcome Notre Dame Motors Ltd to the Manitou dealer network. Notre... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Erickson Heavy Lift Services Contracted to Electrify Canadian Mining Operations

May 16, 2016

Construction Contract Among the Largest in Company History PORTLAND, Ore. - Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC), a leading global provider of aviation services, has been contracted by Rokstad Power Ltd. for heavy lift delivery services to Brucejack Mine in Stewart, British Columbia. “This project showcases the specialized utility of the Aircrane in a remote location at high elevations,”... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Hydraulic Gantry suits lifting and rigging applications.

May 10, 2016

Equipped with 2 stage lifting cylinders, Model SBL900 lifts up to 37 ft and can handle up to 667 tons at top of second stage. Folding boom gantry features self-propelled drive system, self-contained hydraulics, and mechanical locking to hold load for extended periods. Users can operate lift locally at each leg or use Intellilift remote control. Wireless system ensures automatic synchronization of lifting with accuracy of 1 in. and automatic synchronization of travel with accuracy of 0.60 in. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Self-Propelled Mobile Manipulator improves safety, efficacy.

May 6, 2016

Installed on RBC-6000-SPBW Reversible Boom Crane, manipulator with gripper handles and articulates large items. Axes consist of lift, extend, pitch, roll and grip (2,000 lb max), and lift from ground level height to 12 ft. Addition of yaw axis and powered mast rotation increases total functions to 7. Ranges are 130° for pitch axis, 180° for roll axis, and 90° to left and 90° to right (parallel to boom) for yaw axis. Infinitely variable speed control and 90° steering capability are also standard. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Spark Resistant Air Hoists feature stainless steel components.

May 2, 2016

Suitable for many hazardous conditions, AS Series features spark-resistant, stainless steel components – load chain, top and bottom hooks, hook latches, and hardware – and are available in ¼ and ½ ton capacities in pendant, cord, or twist rod control. These air hoists, certified spark resistant to ATEX level (Ex) II 2GD c T5 IIC T100°, come standard with heavy-duty disc brake, vane motor, bearing-supported planetary gearing system, upper/lower limit switches, and cast aluminum body. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular Overhead Crane targets growing companies.

April 18, 2016

With SMARTON, customers can adapt equipment to evolving needs of operations. Crane offers capacities from 6.3–250 tons with single trolley and 500 tons with 2 trolleys. System monitors its own condition and recommends when and what kinds of inspection/preventive maintenance should be performed. Connected wirelessly to crane control system, tablet provides advanced crane condition data in real-time. Some smart features include: target position, working limits, sway control, and end positioning. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mini Electric Chain Hoist increases precision via variable speed.

April 12, 2016

By incorporating Smart Speed Technology, which lets users change factory-set speed, EDV Mini provides operational flexibility and load positioning precision needed for handling critical or awkward loads. This single-phase, single-speed hoist, available in 250, 350, 500, and 1,000 lb capacities, has die-cast aluminum body, Weston-style and regenerative load brake, heat treated gearing, friction clutch, upper limit switch, and nickel-plated load chain. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Flat Bed Gantry supports instant automation applications.

April 1, 2016

With Flat Bed Gantry, users mount application tooling on Z axis to instantly create work cell, test center, or secondary manufacturing station, with no need for assembly or squaring of parts. System is available in 6 XY travels from 11 x 13 in. to 48 x 41 in. with Z gantry clearances of 7.8, 11.8, or 19.7 in. Offered with stepper motors, brushless servo motors, DC brush servo motors, or without motors, gantry is suited for spot welding, laser engraving, drilling, dispensing, and positioning. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Safety & Security Equipment, Services

Spider Provides Access Solution for Curtain Wall Installation at RIU Hotel Times Square, New York

March 22, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided a complete access equipment solution for the curtain wall installation on the new 29-story luxury RIU Hotel Times Square in New York. Faced with a challenging rooftop landscape that was filled with obstructive mechanical equipment and a complex air conditioning unit, Doria, Inc. turned to Spider for an innovative access... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission, Green & Clean

Spider Provides Largest Blade Access Platform to Date to Uruguay Wind Farm

February 25, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the largest Blade Access Platform (BAP) to date for Akuo Energy Uruguay. Akuo Energy is France's leading independent producer of renewable energy and has subsidiaries in ten countries including Uruguay, their gateway to the Latin American region. With two wind farms currently in operation, Parque Eólico Minas and Parque... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Air Operated Hoists are the Safe Choice for Spray Booth Operations

February 25, 2016

Air hoists from the J D Neuhaus Profi range have been successfully utilized within a paint booth to facilitate the movement of material in and out of the booth. The installation has helped to boost productivity and was carried out by Engineered Lifting Systems (ELS), a major representative in the USA for the J D Neuhaus (JDN) range of high performance air operated lifting equipment. ELS are... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

January 2016 - New Bridge Crane Installation

February 23, 2016

GSP added a 1 ton capacity bridge crane that will enable us to handle larger/heavier parts, and increase the throughput for smaller parts - more flexibility and lower costs for you!... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

Spider Systems Group Provides Expert Access Solution at Columbia University Medical Center, New York

February 12, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, provided a complex access solution for the challenging façade installation on Columbia University Medical Center’s (CUMC) new, 14-story art education center in Washington Heights, New York. The unique architectural design of the building consisted of irregularly stacked glass panels supported by delicate glass fins on the south end, and an... Read More