Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual positioning. Base is 2.362 x 2.362 in., and 1.181 in. dia table supports loads to 2.2 lb and has scale to display rotation angle. Read More

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

Barcode Tracking, Labeling Systems foster traceability.

September 26, 2016

Through its interface, SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) systems enable processor/packer to handle, label, and track products, field to customer, from any location. Label applicators provide hands-free, automated labeling of individual cases for PTI and other customer requirements, and functionality lets users monitor pack lines in real-time, know what is in inventory, and record shipments. SIMBA runs on scanners, tablets, or touchscreen computers. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

Carylon Corporation Partners with JD7 to Bring 'Innovation And Investigation' to United States Water Utilities

September 22, 2016

Carylon Corporation has completed the purchase of several state-of-the-art pipeline asset management and investigative technologies from JD7, which will allow the Company to inspect and conduct condition assessments in live pressure water mains across the United States. San Diego, CA – JD7, a subsidiary of Aquam Corporation announced today its partnership with Carylon Corporation, a North... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Piezo Stage meets requirements for SR microscopy applications.

September 20, 2016

PInano® II high-resolution XY/XYZ multi-axis positioning systems include piezo scanner, software, and digital controller. In addition to piezoresistive and capacitive sensor versions, high-speed version is available. General features include millisecond step/settle, 0.8 in. profile, and 200 µm travel ranges. Digital servo piezo controller supports wave generator, data recorder, auto zero, and trigger I/O functions, while preloaded PICMA® piezo actuators feature cofired ceramic encapsulation. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bulk Bag Discharger handles solid bottom bags.

September 19, 2016

Equipped with bag piercing knives, MATERIAL MASTER™ provides discharge of materials from bulk bags with or without outlet spouts into customer's existing process. System uses 2-ton chain hoist with VFD to lift bulk bag into carbon steel discharge hopper where stainless steel static bag piercing knife assembly completely empties bulk bags. In addition to pneumatic vibrator system that assists with product flow, hopper features full perimeter dust plenum with dust take off stub for dust control. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services

I.D. Systems Signs New Intermodal Chassis Customer

September 15, 2016

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. - The Asset Intelligence® subsidiary of I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY), a leading provider of enterprise asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, announces a new customer relationship for deploying its VeriWise® Chassis tracking solution. American Intermodal Management, based in Scottsdale, AZ, is partnering with Asset... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and yaw, features include deep and blind ¼ in.-20 (M6) tapped holes on moving world. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Transportation Industry Products

Komatsu Focus at MinEXPO 2016: Integrated Machine Technology and Improved Mine Performance

September 9, 2016

Integrated Machine Technology and Improved Mine Performance Rolling Meadows, Ill. — Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer will be a major exhibitor at this month’s MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. At Booth 7027, Komatsu will showcase innovative machines and solutions that drive mine optimization. Among machines on display will be several Tier-4... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Precision Bulk Material Handling System Moves Highly Fragile Product at a Rate of 12,000 Pounds Per Hour While Also Reducing Finished Product Reject Rate

September 2, 2016

HOLLAND, Michigan – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This automated bulk material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly fragile product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging. At a process rate of 12,000 pounds per hour, bulk totes of the product are nested into a lift carriage; the tote is sealed... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotoflex to Show Wide Array of Finishing Solutions at Labelexpo Americas

August 31, 2016

Debuting will be the new HSI slitter rewinder, in an operator-friendly horizontal configuration. St Louis, Missouri USA On the Mark Andy stand 319 during Labelexpo Americas September 13-15 Rotoflex is set to present a wide array of offline finishing solutions. The newest Business Responsive Technology from Rotoflex is the HSI 330 designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and... Read More

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