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Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

August 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for research and industrial applications including fiber alignment, metrology, QA testing, and micromachining. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Donald Rigging Marks 10 Years Since Placing Landmark Order

August 17, 2016

Angus Donald, the president of Donald Rigging Ltd, has marked a decade since he ordered the first ever 300t HT300 hydraulically powered heavy track skidding system—five years before manufacturer Hydra-Slide was even incorporated. Beforehand, rigging crews from Donald would move a variety of loads, such as 100 ton heat transfer components, using more traditional methods utilizing steel rails... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hansa Meyer Uses Hydra-Slide Skidding System for Transformer Installation

August 12, 2016

A 500-ton capacity, hydraulically powered, heavy track skidding system was chosen to position two transformers, originating from China, that had traveled 500 miles through the heart of Texas. Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul Rigging USA used a HT500 and a Hydra-Pac Synchronous Electric power unit, both from Hydra-Slide Ltd - an Ontario, Canada headquartered manufacturer of specialized skidding and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Creform to Showcase AGVs, Workstations and Flow Racks at 2016 Assembly Show

August 10, 2016

Creform Corporation, Greer SC, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and vehicles will feature several of its products in booth 831, at the 2016 Assembly Show, October 25-27, Rosemont, IL. Highlighting the exhibit will be the standard NSI AGV which can control up to 50 courses with 128 commands each via HMI touch screen and built-in RFID... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

X-Axis Positioning Stage delivers subnanometer step precision.

August 8, 2016

With frictionless, flexure-guided design and travel ranges to 80 µm, P-630 nanopositioning stage, featuring clear 30 mm dia aperture and 0.1 nm resolution, is designed for accuracy and extended life. Internal capacitive sensor allows precise, stable motion, while stiff flexure design, with natural frequency of >3 kHz, promotes responsiveness and accuracy. Vacuum version is available. Directly driven product utilizes piezoceramic actuators with all-ceramic insulation. Read More

Automatic ID, Material Handling & Storage

Barcode-Based Scanners reduce construction tool loss on job sites.

August 8, 2016

Barcode Tracking Scanners improve traceability and reduce construction tool/equipment loss with CheckMate Toolroom Software, which leverages barcode technology to record where items are, who has them, and when they are due back. Maintenance Scheduler option, which records repairs and schedules regular periodic maintenance, also records warranty expiration dates. Systems can also track vehicle service and registration renewals. Read More

Construction Equipment & Supplies, Material Handling & Storage

Spider Provides Access Solution for MGM National Harbor in Maryland

August 5, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, provided the suspended access solution for façade work during the construction of MGM National Harbor, the newest luxury hotel and casino resort in Maryland. TSI Corporation turned to Spider to develop an access solution for the curtain wall and sunshade installations and glass replacements on the 24-story hotel. Spider provided five modular... 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

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

Spider Provides Access and Fall Protection for Mural Project in Milwaukee

August 3, 2016

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, has been putting muralists to work around the country, most recently providing the suspended access and fall protection solution for the painting of a frog mural in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Black Cat Alley, the group responsible for commissioning the European artist MTO to paint the iconic mural on Milwaukee’s east side, turned to Spider to get... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

AGV System facilitates 24/7 production.

August 1, 2016

Consisting of 2 AGVs, Custom AGV System moves stacks of empty trays from end of production line back to starting process. Each end of vehicle follows peel-and-stick guide path independently to ensure accurate tracking. AGVs are managed by traffic control system which communicates to each vehicle via 5 GHz radio link. Traveling at max speed of 50 m/min over 325 ft guide path, bi-directional AGVs each have load capacity of 1,460 lb and feature 24 V system, powered by two 12 V AGM batteries. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Pipe Joining Systems come with extended no-stop couplings.

July 18, 2016

MegaPress and MegaPressG are available with 6 extended no-stop coupling options (½–2 in) for joining schedule 5–40 black iron pipe in sizes. While MegaPress uses cold press connections and is suited for hydronic heat, chilled water, compressed air, fire sprinkler systems, low-pressure steam, and vacuum lines, MegaPressG fittings are designed for use in fuel oil and natural gas applications. Flameless design increase operational safety and eliminates need for hot work permits. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

AdvantaPure Releases its Schedule of Trade Show Appearances for Summer & Fall 2016

July 15, 2016

Includes Events in the US Asia Southampton, Pa. — AdvantaPure plans to exhibit its biopharma and pharmaceutical fluid transfer products at several upcoming industry shows this summer and fall. Each event offers personal contact that allows customers and suppliers to discuss processes, requirements and new developments in fluid flow applications. AdvantaPure’s trade show appearances... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hyster Company Helps Port of Virginia Prepare for Increased Cargo Volumes

July 12, 2016

Greenville, N.C. - With the expansion of the Panama Canal almost complete, ports in the eastern United States are bracing for additional port traffic and increased cargo volumes. The Canal's expansion will allow passage of ships with up 14,000 TEUs, almost three times the current 5,000 TEU capacity. The Port of Virginia, the only U.S. east coast port with congressional authorization for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Scaffold Lifting Rig comes in underhung trolley configurations.

July 12, 2016

When job site access constraints preclude use of cranes, telescoping boom lifts, or fork lifts, Safway Systems™ Scaffold can be configured to lift center load of up to 3,750 lb and off-center load of up to 1,875 lb. This is enabled by adding Safway System Bearer/Runner, Truss Bearer, or I-beam. For lifting and horizontal movement, configuration can include header beams and underhung trolley I-beam between them. Product meets seismic qualification tests of Class 1E equipment. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Automated Liquid Handling System eliminates human errors.

July 8, 2016

FlowCam® ALH automated liquid handling system complements FlowCam 8000 Series particle imaging and analysis system, which automatically detects, images, and characterizes thousands of individual particles and microorganisms in real-time. Able to automatically process up to 96 samples per run without human involvement/supervision, FlowCam ALH enables consistent, uninterrupted operation. Self-contained system only requires operator to program and save pre-analysis sample preparation methods. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Piezo Nanopositioning, Scanning Stage offers 1800 µm travel.

July 5, 2016

Meeting needs of micro-assembly, beam guidance, photonics, and optical metrology applications, PIHera P-620.2 to P-629.2 direct metrology stages are driven by PICMA® piezo ceramics and offer positioning accuracy of 0.02%. Flexure-guided piezo positioning stages offer vibrationless motion, virtually unlimited resolution, and accelerated response. Excluding rolling elements, there is no bearing rumble to affect uniformity or straightness of motion. Resolution is down to 0.1 nm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Services

ESS to Showcase Low Cost Iron Flow Battery Ideal for Long Duration Energy Storage & Microgrid Applications at Intersolar

July 1, 2016

Company's simple iron chemistry delivers dramatically lower cost, higher performance, and longer operating life than other flow battery chemistries. PORTLAND, Ore., June 28, 2016 - Energy Storage Systems, Inc. (ESS), a leading manufacturer of safe, low cost, and long cycle-life flow batteries for long duration storage applications including microgrids and time-shifting renewable energy... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Lifting Frame features adjustable arms.

June 28, 2016

Offering 2.2 ton capacity, Bulk Bag Lifting Frame is optional on all BFC models of BULK-OUT® Dischargers. Unit features telescoping arms that can be adjusted using clevis pins and safety clips to accommodate bulk bags from 32–47 in. square at upper sew seam. Available in carbon steel with industrial coating or stainless steel to industrial or sanitary standards, frame is equipped with patented Z-CLIP™ strap channels that hold straps securely while allowing rapid insertion and removal. 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Eunil Presents the Highly Accurate ECM-350 Table Coating Master

June 23, 2016

CHULA VISTA, CA - Eunil, a worldwide leader in factory automation as a manufacturer of SMT peripheral equipment, presents the ECM-350 Table Coating Master, a highly accurate offline machine for small-quantity batch production. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are the foundation for electronics in every day products including automotive, consumer electronics, communications, and industrial and... Read More