Cranes & Hoists

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, 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, 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

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

Material Handling & Storage

Hyster Receives GOOD DESIGN(TM) Award for Efficiency and Productivity Enhancing Tier 4 Final ReachStacker

February 2, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Hyster Company announces that it has won a 2015 GOOD DESIGN™ award for its Tier 4 Final RS45-46 ReachStacker. Presented by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, GOOD DESIGN honors yearly achievements of extraordinary design excellence. The Tier 4 Final ReachStacker was selected based on its efficient engine technology and productivity enhancing design. ... 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

Hoist System positions heavy loads in crane applications.

January 19, 2016

Using one crane, SHS-Series SyncHoist System allows operators to position loads vertically and horizontally, all while ensuring complete safety, speed, and control. Below-the-hook lifting solution is designed with four BTH-1 compliant hydraulic lifting cylinders and is connected directly to suspended rigging. Cylinders come in 60, 94, or 120 ton capacity with strokes ranging from 19.69–59.06 in. Both manual and automatic computer-controlled options are available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

EZRIG Crane Provides Industrial Strength

January 8, 2016

Mini crane maker helps Berlin Steel Construction Company Ventura, CA – Ten years ago the Berlin Steel Construction Company (a 115 year old company) opened a new office focused on design build services in integrated concrete and steel parking structures and high rise buildings. At the same time, investing heavily into expansion of its resource network identifying several strategic partners... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Transportable Mini Crane integrates multiple safety features.

January 7, 2016

Used for indoor, outdoor, and rooftop lifting, shifting, moving, and installation of materials, 32 in. wide and CE-certified S1 Global has 1,450 lb dry weight and 1,950 lb load rating. Base uses fold-out outrigger legs, pull back counter weight water tank, and 3-piece manual pull out boom. Along with various safety features, including 150% load-rated design, crane offers 100 ft of cable, 18 ft vertical hook height with speed of 25–30 fpm, battery power, on-board charger, and tilt alarm. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Makeover for Two Overhead Travelling Cranes

December 22, 2015

• Demag Service modernises cranes in a hydroelectric power station • Investing in cranes for the future • Demanding construction site logistics Wetter, Germany – With a comprehensive modernisation package, Demag Service has given two identical double-girder travelling cranes a makeover at the Albbruck-Dogern (RADAG) hydrolec-tric power station. Following extensive work on the drive... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rail Crane handles multiple railroad tasks.

December 18, 2015

Powered by 163 hp Cummins QSB4.5 Tier 4 diesel engine, Speed Swing 445F offers precise hydraulic engineering and ample power to lay rails, set ties, and perform numerous other tasks. Machine features Dana T20000 3-speed transmission with twist grip electric shift control. Traveling at 25 mph on Hi-rail and 20 mph with all-terrain rubber tires, Speed Swing 445F offers front load capacity of 10,000 lb, side load capacity up to 8,000 lb, and 180° boom rotation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Telescopic Handler meets diverse material handling needs.

November 10, 2015

With 9,000 lb max load capacity, 30 ft 3 in. max forward reach, and 44 ft 4 in. max lift height, hydraulic Extendo 944B is powered by 117 hp Cummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final turbo diesel engine featuring electronic control and protection with SCR aftertreatment. Features include 3-speed Dana T12000 Powershift series transmission; single-joystick, pilot-operated controls; and 4-wheel, 2-wheel, and crab steering modes. With turning radius of 12 ft 4 in, machine can fit under 8 ft doorway. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Theatrical Electric Chain Hoists include 1 and 2 ton models.

November 4, 2015

While offering respective lifting speed of 32 and 16 fpm, 1 Ton TNER010S and 2 Ton TNER020S incorporate such industry (theater, entertainment) -specific features as round body with no sharp edges, soft grip handles, grease packed gear box, Pull-Rotor Motor Brake, and black canvas chain container. Plug-and-play voltage changer, also included, facilitates 208&ndash;230 V/460 V (3-phase, 60 Hz) changes, and design complies with German regulation BGV-D8. Standard configuration meets CE Declaration.<br /> Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hydraulic Gantry optimizes lifting and rigging applications.

October 28, 2015

Equipped with 3-stage lifting cylinders, Model SL400 lifts up to 30 ft at top of third stage and can handle up to 450 tons at top of second stage. Intellilift wireless control system allows users to operate lift locally at each leg or remotely. Control ensures automatic synchronization of lifting with accuracy of 1 in. and automatic synchronization of travel with accuracy of 0.60 in. For optimized durability, SL400 features sturdy base frame that withstands variety of environmental conditions. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Crawler Dozer offers rotating bushing undercarriage option.

September 28, 2015

With PLUS Parallel Link Undercarriage System, Model D85EX/PX-18 excels in high-impact, rocky ground conditions and on low-impact sandy jobsites. Undercarriage offers extended wear life and is available with 24, 26, and 28 in. shoe widths. Unlike fixed bushings used on conventional undercarriage systems, PLUS uses oil-lubricated bushings that are free to rotate. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Enerpac Completes Testing on World's Largest Offshore Gantry Crane

September 24, 2015

Assembly of Bridge Crane at Ground Level Menomonee Falls, WI – Enerpac has completed testing of the world's largest offshore gantry crane at its Hengelo manufacturing facility in the Netherlands. The crane will be used in the construction of a 5,400 meter bridge for an offshore highway on Reunion Island by French consortium Bouygues Travaux Publics, VINCI Construction Grands Projets,... Read More