Lift Accessories

Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Drum Heating Cabinet with Vertical Lift Door

April 8, 2016

LEWCO recently completed a custom drum heating cabinet for a repeat customer in Thailand. The customer, a large petro chemical manufacturer, needed another drum heating cabinet in order to keep up with growing production requirements. LEWCO was selected for the job due to the customer’s high level of satisfaction with their first unit, which was purchased from LEWCO back in 2010. The drum... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Telehandler offers maximum lift height of 57 ft.

February 25, 2016

Powered by 117 hp Cummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final turbo diesel engine, featuring electronic control and protection with SCR aftertreatment, Model 1157B delivers max load capacity of 11,000 lb and forward reach up to 42 ft, 1 in. Single joystick, pilot operated controls allow for smooth control of all boom and auxiliary hydraulics. For operation in tight areas, Model 1157B offers 4-wheel, 2-wheel, and crab steering modes and has turning radius of just 12 ft, 6 in. Max travel speed is 20 mph. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Automatic Drum-Refill System minimizes off-spec product.

January 6, 2016

By automatically refilling liquid color drums during molding or extrusion process, RGInfinity™ Auto-Refill System eliminates downtime for switching drums and minimizes transitional or off-specification product with little or no color. Sealed connections throughout system keep liquid color completely sealed off from workplace. Each drum is mounted on Riverdale Gravimetric Stand, which monitors weight of color in drum and signals pump valve on tote when drum is nearly empty and when it is full. 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

Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Wireless Scale Forks weigh low pallets.

September 24, 2015

Available for counter balance, reach, and narrow aisle lift trucks, RAVAS iForks XT Pro measures 1.9 in. thick x 6.4 in. wide to fit into notched 4-way side of GMA pallet. Unit comes in 42 and 48 in. lengths with capacity of 5,000 lb, allowing transporting and weighing to be accomplished simultaneously. It is no longer necessary to drive pallet or container back and forth to fixed floor scale. All components are fully integrated into forks with no external cabling. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hydraulic Side-Load Drum Dumper delivers dust-tight operation.

September 16, 2015

Side Load 180° LIFT & SEAL™ Direct Lift Hydraulic Drum Dumper accepts drum filled with material loaded from side on gravity roller conveyor. Once loaded, drum alignment system allows proper sealing of drum to stainless steel pour cone for dust-tight operation. Dual Control-Link™ Rotation system inverts drum for maximum product discharge, and pneumatic vibrator system further assists discharge. Custom designed unit is available with discharge heights up to 40 ft and rotation to 180°. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Powered Drum Handler enables safe loading, lifting, manipulation.

June 26, 2015

Completely powered and self-contained, Ergo750-PWPL-CB can be used for lifting, lowering, and moving all steel, plastic, and fiber drums. Variety lifting heights are available, and capacities range from 750–1,000 lb. Along with power drive forward and reverse, features include power lift and lower, regenerative braking, multifaceted steering/throttle handle, and single Parrot-Beak® clamping mechanism. Stored application-based driving parameters can be adjusted by operator. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Below-Hook Drum Handler combines capacity and safety.

May 13, 2015

Fully automatic and mechanical, BHDL-3A-HD can lift 55 gal steel or plastic drums from overhead position for placement to or from containment devices/scales/pallets. Drums remain in vertical position while lifted/transported, and intuitive-lock engagement system ensures radial arms remain in locked position until load is placed in final location. With 3,000 lb/drum capacity, this attachment features 3 radial arms that conform to drum body and engage at underside of 21–23 in. drum chime ODs. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Material Handling & Storage

Stackable and Folding Boom fulfils farming demands.

February 27, 2015

Constructed of Swedish Steel and 255 cm wide in transport, DELTA FORCE 3-folded boom, available with 32, 33, and 36 m working widths, supports high-speed driving while maintaining optimum performance. Stacking boom when folding optimizes dimension of boom elements and space occupied in transport. While pendulum suspension minimizes boom movements, center of gravity ensures balance. Characteristics on center part can be changed to accommodate terrain and driving behavior. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Insert provides global dispensing compatibility.

February 11, 2015

Available for DrumQuik® PRO dip-tube based closed chemical dispensing connector system, 70 mm drum insert fits drums and IBC totes commonly found in Europe, China, Japan, and elsewhere in Asia, as well as parts from North America, that have BCS 70 x 6 mm or BCS 70 x 5 mm bung thread form. Hybrid design facilitates safe dispensing of chemical and food-based media from rigid containers for packagers and end-users. Seal is located below threads, and construction is of virgin FDA-grade HDPE. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

LEWCO Delivers (6) Custom Drum Hot Boxes for Oil and Gas Industry Provider

January 29, 2015

SANDUSKY, OH – LEWCO, Inc. recently delivered (6) custom drum hot boxes to a leading global technology provider for the oil and gas industry based in Alberta, Canada. The hot boxes are heated with electric, low watt density Incoloy® heaters and are serviceable up to 300° F. Each hot box includes a specialized control panel specifically requested by the customer. The control panels feature... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Drum Mixing Machine corrects settling and ensures homogenization.

December 12, 2014

By utilizing Corner-Over-Corner tumbling, which corrects settling and homogenizes contents, DrumTumblr™ thoroughly mixes of contents inside 30–55 gal steel, plastic, and fiber drums while conserving time and labor required for doing so. Design also prevents hazards and worker exposures by eliminating need to open drums for mixing. Further increasing worker safety, drums are securely loaded and unloaded via hoist or crane. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Telescoping Pneumatic Light Mast extends to 30 ft.

November 20, 2014

With Model PLM-30-CCTV-NAC, operators can deploy 150 lb of lights, security cameras, and other electrical equipment to heights of 30 ft using air compressor. Five-section tower is constructed of heat treated aluminum tubing and includes locking top mounting plate for removal of mounted equipment. Light boom can be collapsed to 8 ft to bring equipment closer as well as for transport and storage. Since 16/7 AWG wiring is internally routed, it is protected from damage during deployment. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Telescoping Light Mast offers 360° rotating capabilities.

November 10, 2014

Extending to height of 15 ft and collapsing to 5 ft, Model LM-15-5-4S features rotating boom that allows for 360° of rotation and removable mast head for storing mounted equipment when not in use. Mast is elevated to full height using included 600 lb hand winch with 3/16 in. galvanized cable. Mast can be positioned in 1 of 4 different directions and locked in place by tightening T-handle. For corrosion resistance and aesthetics, Model LM-15-5-4S is powder coated with glossy blue finish. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Trick or Treat! LEWCO Drum Hot Boxes in the Candy Industry

November 3, 2014

Trick or Treat! Did you know LEWCO Drum Hot Boxes are used to heat a key ingredient in many popular chocolate candies, such as Baby Ruths and Crunch bars?  The key ingredient, palm oil, is semi-solid at room temperature and has a high melting point, making it smooth and easy to spread. But in order for it to be mixed with chocolate, candy makers must first melt it in a hot box with a minimum... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage

Pneumatic Telescoping Mast raises lighting up to 20 ft.

October 31, 2014

Rugged PLM-18-CCTV-NAC has internally routed, 16/7 AWG wiring and lets operators safely deploy 150 lb of lights, security cameras, and other electrical equipment at heights up to 20 ft. Constructed of heat treated aluminum tubing, tower comprises three 6.7 ft sections and includes locking top mounting plate. Air compressor (not included) elevates mast, and air release valve at base collapses boom down to 8 ft to bring equipment closer to target area or for transport/storage. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Spider Lifts Athlete to New Heights in Guinness World Record Competition

October 16, 2014

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the suspended access solution for Gillette Antiperspirants' extreme athletic competition in Latin America. The record-setting competition involved seven athletes simultaneously performing pull up exercises while suspended from different bridges across Latin America. Zink, the event development organization for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Drum Discharging System is built for safety and efficiency.

October 16, 2014

Custom designed for application requirements, Lift & Seal&trade; empties drums of various materials into process. Carbon steel loading skip feature is included to accept drums, while hydraulic Lift & Seal System docks drums to gasketed pour cone for dust-tight, contaminant-free product discharge. Product contact surfaces are constructed from 304 stainless steel, and pour cone has manually actuated butterfly valve and pneumatic vibrator to maximize product flow.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Telescoping Light Mast rotates 360 degrees.

September 24, 2014

Mounted onto 14 ft single-axle trailer, 3-stage Model LM-30-3S-EW-TLR features rotating boom, removable mast head for storing mounted equipment when not in use, and fold over assembly for transportation and storing. Light boom can be extended to height of 30 ft and collapsed to 13.5 ft. Elevated using included 1,000 lb rated electric winch with 3/16 in. galvanized steel cable, mast is extended to full height using second 1,000 lb electric winch. Rotation is provided by single T-handle. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Telescoping Light Mast offers capability for 360° rotation.

August 7, 2014

Enabling operators to deploy lights, security cameras, and other equipment, LM-20-EW elevates from folded position via 1,000 lb electric winch fitted with 3/16 in. cable. Second 1,000 lb electric winch provides 12&ndash;20 ft elevation of mast, and boom allows for 360° of rotation via T-handle. Typically mounted to trailers or other stable surfaces by 15 x 13 x ¼ in. baseplate, ~400 lb mast supports and lifts 150 lb of weight and withstands up to 125 mph winds when lowered to 15 ft. Read More