Material Handling & Storage, Software

Endoscope Tracking System confirms device disinfection status.

May 26, 2016

Aiding doctors and administrators, THE OBSERVER™ provides 24/7 access to data on endoscope disinfection status. Dashboard offers quick view of where device is in reprocessing cycle, and administrators can be alerted immediately when device skips necessary step or certain threshold is not met. Compatible with all types of reusable medical equipment, any room layout, and any procedure, this hands-free, independent, real-time solution supports customization of multiple variables. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Eriez® 76 Series Vibratory Feeders Offer a Proven Solution for the Largest and Most Challenging Application Requirements

May 13, 2016

Erie, PA – In 2013 Eriez® introduced the supersized 76 Series Vibratory Feeder to satisfy customers’ largest application demands while enabling increased overhang. “Over the past three years, the 76 Series Vibratory Feeder has demonstrated success in operations across various and diverse industries,” says Rob Yandrick, Product Manager-Vibratory. “The 76 has become a popular choice to... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Positioning Stage uses self-locking principle.

May 13, 2016

Measuring 35 x 35 x 15 mm and driven by ultrasonic piezo linear motor, Model U-521 can be integrated into industry and research applications, including automatic micromanipulation, positioning of samples, or when adjusting optical components, such as objectives and camera lenses. Unit offers speeds up to 200 mm/sec with low inertia that allows for dynamic start-stop behavior with settling times in milliseconds. Integrated optical linear encoder provides position feedback with 100 nm resolution. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Linear Stage handles payloads up to 22 lb.

May 9, 2016

Available with travel ranges of 1, 2, and 4 in. and velocity to 0.8 ips, Model L-406 delivers smooth motion with minimum incremental motion and repeatability down to 0.2 microns. Recirculating ball bearings ensure optimized guiding accuracy with minimum backlash. Compact DC servo motor with gearhead is offered for high torques and resolution, while 2-phase direct-drive stepper motor delivers higher velocity. Mounted on motor shaft, integrated rotary encoder sensor provides position feedback. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Ruggedized GPS Tracking Devices enable industrial IoT.

May 6, 2016

Featuring satellite-based, battery-powered design, GT1 Global Asset Tracker is intrinsically safe with IECEX/ATEX Zone 0 certification, which allows it to operate safely for extended periods in explosive and other extreme environments. GT0 Compact Asset Tracker is also available. Both operate with Geoforce's Track and Trace web-based software and mobile application. To enable third party sensors and interaction with mobile devices, both also support Bluetooth Low Energy interface. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System integrates tubular cable conveyor.

May 3, 2016

Automated Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System meters ingredients into FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyor, which transports, dust-free, batches of specified weight to processing equipment. While BULK-OUT® BFC Series Discharger has cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for forklift-free loading/unloading, FLOW-FLEXER® Activators foster continuous, complete materials discharge. Conveyor accommodates metered and non-metered inlets as well as multiple full-flow outlets and valved outlets. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mobile Tablet increases traceability for food, produce handlers.

April 19, 2016

Mobile tablet running SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) System, enables food processors to accurately handle, label, and track products from field to customer. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-compliant solution fosters company-wide control, including ability to monitor pack lines in real-time, view inventory levels, and record shipments. Also, automatic generation of Bill of Lading at time of shipping eliminates shipment disputes. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Wire Rope Tags and Chain Sling Tags meet OSHA requirements.

April 18, 2016

With Wire Rope Tags and Chain Sling Tags, recommended workloads, number of legs, and serial numbers can be shown. Measuring 1 ½ x 3 ½ in. with 3/16 in. hole, Style 14WR Wire Rope Tags are available in .090 in. aluminum or .060 in. stainless steel. Round model measuring 1 ½ in. in diameter is also available. Style 14C Chain Sling Tags, offered in .1875 in. plain aluminum or .060 in. stainless steel, measure 1 ½ x 4 ½ in. with 1 in. hole. Split Ring Chain Sling Tag is also available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Conditioner combines safety and efficiency.

April 15, 2016

In addition to utilizing hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel, Material Master™ features v-shaped tubular breaker profiles for returning agglomerated materials to free-flowing state. Color touchscreen facilitates access to bulk bag and material conditioning parameters as well as full recipe management functions, system status, and manual mode controls. Rotary lift table positions bulk bag for complete material conditioning on sides, top, and bottom. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Turret Rewinder closes rolls with regular masking tape.

April 14, 2016

Available in 8, 13, or 24 in. finished roll diameters, Spray N Tape series utilizes tail taping system for closing rolls with precision. Closure tape length can be varied to meet varied requirements, and virtually 100% of the labels on the completed roll can be used. Hot melt spray core glue attaches new web to cores, and minimal application of light tach hot melt adhesive fosters clean release of last label off core. Sprayer can also be set up to apply glue on cores in any desired pattern. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wireless Asset Management System is optimized for flexibility.

April 13, 2016

Able to be installed on moving warehouse assets, Yale Vision lets operations seamlessly integrate management of warehouse equipment and examine uniform data, including productivity, costs, and operator behavior metrics. Features allow operations to connect to any cellular network and presents operations with freedom to select best option for needs based on signal strength, IT infrastructure, and other factors. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Low-Profile Bulk Bag Dischargers fit restricted areas.

April 12, 2016

Engineered to straddle downstream blenders, feeders, and tanks, BULK-OUT® Half-Frame Bulk Bag Dischargers lack upper frame, providing overhead space for suspending bulk bags using forklift or plant hoist. Bag-to-discharger interface consists of SPOUT-LOCK® clamp ring positioned atop pneumatically actuated TELE-TUBE® telescoping tube, allowing dust-tight connections. FLOW-FLEXER® bag activators raise and lower opposite bottom edges of bag at timed intervals, loosening compacted materials. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

From the Ship to the Store and Everywhere in Between, Hyster Displays it All at MODEX 2016

April 7, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – With a full range of products, Hyster Company shows MODEX attendees its ability to meet the needs of their entire operation with just one brand of lift trucks – from the ship to the store and everywhere in between. Hyster booth #2927 is a one-stop shop for MODEX visitors looking for the latest in materials handling solutions and technology. From the Hyster® BE100ZHD... Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Lift Trucks operate in variety of applications.

April 6, 2016

Available in 4,000, 5,000, and 6,000 lb models, H50XT Lift Trucks are equipped with PSI 2.4 L dual-fuel engine featuring Hyster® Variable Power Technology™, which includes selectable performance modes that allow customers to maximize productivity or fuel economy to fit specific application requirements. It delivers power at low speeds with accurate and responsive traction and hydraulic controls, allowing operators to place loads quickly where intended. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Mini Ultrasonic Piezo Rotary Stage has integrated encoder.

April 4, 2016

Self-locking without the need of brake, U-62x's ultrasonic piezomotors are positioners that reach velocities up to 720°/sec. Integrated, direct-measuring, incremental encoders ensure resolution down to 1/1000°, while self-clamping, ultrasonic motor eliminates jitter/drift and holding current. Available in 20, 30 or 50 mm widths and 10, 12 or 19 mm heights, positioners offer 360° rotation range and quiet operation. Piezo ceramic ring motor directly drives rotating platform. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

I.D. Systems Receives Follow-On Orders from North American Auto Manufacturer

March 31, 2016

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY), a leading provider of enterprise asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, has received additional orders totaling $750,000 from a leading global auto manufacturer for I.D. Systems’ POWERFLEET® Industrial Vehicle Management System (VMS).  The company selected I.D. Systems as its telematics vendor... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

Fleet Management System enables intelligent cargo loading.

March 29, 2016

With Roadnet® Transportation Suite v3.7.4, drivers can relocate their layovers on routes, enabling up-to-date history of everywhere drivers have stayed and associated expenses. As certain cargo products cannot be mixed due to compatibility issues, MobileCast can recognize compartments in truck while suggesting route in which to add stop. FleetLoader helps drivers in cargo loading/unloading process by maximizing use of lower and empty bays while minimizing use of wheel and upper bays. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Yale to Feature Scalable Automation, Comprehensive Power Solutions and Asset Management at MODEX 2016

March 25, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. – With more than 20,000 distribution, logistics and supply chain decision-makers set to attend MODEX 2016 in Atlanta, Yale Materials Handling Corporation presents an innovative lineup to help attendees gain a competitive edge through improved performance and efficiency. At booth #3147 in the Georgia World Congress Center, from April 4-7, Yale will feature scalable automation,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Linear Motor Scanning Stage offers 8 x 8 in. travel.

March 24, 2016

Driven by ironless direct drive linear motors, Model L-731 offers solid velocity to 100 mm/sec for inspection, automation, photonics, metrology, and microscopy applications. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist provide guiding accuracy of 1.5 µm straightness/flatness for loads up to 20 kg. Integrated optical reference encoder and limit switch provide further positioning control and accuracy for compact stage with 5 nm resolution. 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