Material Handling & Storage

Kurt Workholding to Introduce New 5-Axis Vises and Expanded Line of Small Machine Table Workholding at IMTS 2016 Booth #W-2423

May 23, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Kurt IMTS 2016 exhibit will feature new expanded DoveLock™ 5-axis workholding line including two new models.  Also featured at IMTS, the Kurt exhibit will include the comprehensive small machine table lineup of 20 options for machine tables measuring 16 inches and under in the Y-dimension. Kurt DoveLock dovetail 5-Axis vise line is expanded with a new reverse model... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

EXSYS High-precision PL LEHMANN Line to Take Center Stage at IMTS

May 13, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – EXSYS Tool Inc. will spotlight its high precision pL LEHMANN rotary tables as well as that product line’s swissClamp modular clamping system at IMTS. The company will also demonstrate several other productivity-enhancing EXSYS technologies in booths W-2061 and N-7223, including the industry-leading PRECI-FLEX® tooling system. The Swiss-manufactured pL LEHMANN rotary... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Downdraft Table helps protect firefighters. .

May 11, 2016

Consisting of combination workbench and extraction/filtration system, Plymovent Downdraft Table provides safe and effective workspace where users can pre-clean soiled gear of contaminants. Product can help protect firefighters from exposure to dust and hazardous debris found on turnout gear and boots. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Conveyor-Equipped Material Handling Equipment Keep Production Rolling

March 25, 2016

Louisville, KY - Verti-Lift presents a full line of scissor lift tables, turntables, and tilt tables with virtually any type of conveyors built in to optimize production, ergonomics and operator safety. The company works closely with distributors and system integrators to design, build and integrate their material handling equipment with ball transfer conveyors, gravity roller conveyors, heavy... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Indexing Tables provide high positioning accuracy.

March 24, 2016

Offered in 5 active lengths, RTMBi Indexing Tables provide peak torque of 197 Nm, continuous torque to 36.4 Nm, and top speeds of 1,200 rpm. All have 166 mm OD and 25 mm hollow shaft. Tables feature ±20 arcsec accuracy, ±2 arcsec unidirectional repeatability, and bi-directional repeatability of ±3 arcsec. Alone or coupled with force controlled short stroke actuators and AccurET controllers, tables are suited for applications in automation, electronics, and back-end semiconductor manufacturing. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

EXSYS Spotlights Innovations in LEHMANN and EPPINGER Lines at MMTS

March 23, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, Fla. – EXSYS Tool Inc. will demonstrate two productivity-enhancing innovations as well as showcase its industry-leading PRECI-FLEX® tooling system at this year’s Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show. A pL LEHMANN ultra-high precision 5-axis rotary table and the new EPPINGER COMPACTO™ tooling base holder will both take center stage in booth 558 at the Place Bonaventure in... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Velmex BiSlide® Pan and Tilt System Used on Several Shots for Oscar Nominated Anomalisa

March 18, 2016

Dick Kaneshiro, an owner of Velmex positioning systems for stop-motion photography, recently completed camera work on the film Anomalisa. The film, nominated for an Oscar in the Best Animated Film category, was shot in part using a camera rig Kaneshiro designed and comprised of several Velmex BiSlides Stages and Rotary Tables. In additional to rotating movement through the Rotary Tables, the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Verti-Lift Hydraulic Tilt Tables Enhance Ergonomics and Productivity

January 25, 2016

Louisville, KY – Verti-Lift offers a line of Standard and Wide-Base Hydraulic Tilt Tables which increase operator ergonomics and productivity.  These proven models feature a heavy duty design that withstands demanding environments, yet is economical and cost-effective.  With tilting range from 0-90°and capacities to 6,000 pounds, these hydraulically actuated tilt tables handle a wide... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Air/Hydraulic Lift safely handles large and heavy vehicles.

January 15, 2016

With 2,500 lb capacity and 48 in. lift height, PRO 2500 accommodates heavy and large vehicles. Air/hydraulic lift table, with 4 piece quartered side extension kit, offers versatile applicability. Side panels may be utilized according to type of vehicle to promote accessibility. Table is 133 in. long with 40 in. loading ramp and 29.5 in. without sides or 60 in. with them. Other features include heavy-duty hydraulic cylinder assembly, rubber-lined wheel vise, and 9-position locking mechanism.<br /> Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Height Adjustable System offers sit-and-stand capability.

January 8, 2016

Consisting of electro-mechanical adjustable height lift system, SL Series is suited for assembly tables, workbenches, desks, or anywhere sit and stand height adjustability is desired. Two-piece adjustable legs nest within each other and extend or retract as motor turns internal ball screw. Offering synchronous control of 1, 2, or 3 legs, system features lifting speed of .47 in./sec, lift distances of 11.8 or 15.7 in., and max load capacity of 880 lb with 2 or more legs. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heated Perforated Vacuum Bed creates thin films.

December 14, 2015

Made of hard aluminum and anodized in hardcoat flat black to provide inert surface with absolute flatness, Heated Perforated Vacuum Bed Table creates smooth thin films of paint, lacquers, and other materials on sample specimen. Table surface is perforated with grid of small holes which hold test specimen in position when attached to vacuum pump or line. With built-in heating mat, temperature of table can be elevated up to +100°C above ambient, ensuring even temperature distribution. Read More

HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

What's Your Combustible Metal Dust I.Q.?

November 23, 2015

Safe Capture and Containment of Combustible Metal Dusts Do you or your customers grind, cut, saw, buff, sand, polish, blast or machine metal?  All of these processes generate dust.  ANY dust under the right conditions is flammable and potentially explosive.  How knowledgeable are you about combustible metal dusts?  Certain metals when in dust form are extremely flammable and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products

A Strategic Alliance between Handling Specialty and High Point Equipment Brings Automation to a Wider Market

November 19, 2015

Grimsby, Ontario, Canada – Handling Specialty, an engineering and manufacturing company specializing in materials handling equipment and solutions, and High Point Equipment, the manufacturer of the OSA-LATOR robotic indexing table, have formed a mutually beneficial alliance in efforts to bring the OSA-LATOR to a wider range of customers. Because industrial automation is essential in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

SKILSAW Introduces World's First Portable Worm Drive Table Saw

October 26, 2015

Legendary Worm Drive gearing gives pros the power and longer life they demand in a benchtop saw MT. PROSPECT, Ill. – Increased power and durability are key features that pros continue to demand from every tool on the jobsite. With this in mind, SKILSAW introduces the first-ever 10 in. Worm Drive table saw. Known for its deep heritage in engineering Worm Drive handheld saws, the new SKILSAW... Read More

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

Support and Actuator System works in ultra-high vacuum conditions.

October 12, 2015

Optimized for load capacity and stiffness, mechanical systems employ strut-based mounting system that minimizes vibration and allows facilitated and precise (sub millimeter) position adjustment of hardware without adding stress or distortion. Strut mechanical positioner has up to 6 degrees of freedom: translational (X/Y/Z) and angular (pitch, roll, and yaw). While smallest design supports 200 lb, 6 struts provide solid (seismically adequate) support in all models. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Hybrid Indexing Table offers alternative to pneumatic models.

August 31, 2015

Available in 3 sizes for different loads, TW Rotary Indexing Table incorporates HybridDrive, which combines small torque motor with single-step gear reduction in compact housing. Brake holds table in current position in event of power loss and secures it against unintentional twisting, while absolute encoder enables immediate startup without need for reference run after table is switched back on. Table is supplied with control package and WEISS Application Software. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Actuators meet machine builders' performance requirements.

July 7, 2015

Available with 6 bore sizes and incremental travel lengths, Optimax® Series OSW Dual Bore Pneumatic Slide Tables deliver high power in compact spaces and feature roller bearing guide and dual piston bores. Optimax Series OSP Compact Pneumatic Thruster Slides, available with 8 bore sizes and incremental travel lengths to 100 mm, features magnets for switch sensing capability and shock pads that reduce end of travel impact. Both series offer drop-in metric mounting matching global standard. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Laboratory Table combines stability and ergonomics.

June 3, 2015

Engineered for maximum stability and ergonomics, CleanBench&trade; combines Gimbal Piston&trade; air vibration isolation system with compact, 2 in. thick, laminated tabletop. Design is available with or without tapped holes and offers damping, stiffness, and flatness in cleanable, stainless steel shell. For tops with hole pattern, guided thread lead-ins align screws with tapped holes; bevel shape facilitates engagement of first thread. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Material Handling & Storage, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Services

Esko Shows a Wide Range of Large Format and Packaging Applications at Expografica

May 19, 2015

Mexico City (Mexico) - Esko will be featuring its large format Kongsberg C finishing system along with a wide range of automated prepress and preproduction solutions at the Soluciones para Impresores booth 842 during Expografica, May 12-15, in Mexico City. Expografica 2015, produced by ANIDIGRAF, has become the most comprehensive and significant graphic arts exhibition in the Spanish-speaking... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

SCHUNK SRU-Mini-Speed Rotary Unit

April 14, 2015

The SCHUNK SRU-mini-Speed rotary unit sets a benchmark in high-performance assembly in terms of cycle time and frequency. With 2 model sizes, these speed models from SCHUNK provide swivel times from 0.27s. If lightweight parts are handled with the unit, more than 4,000 cycles per hour can be achieved which is more than twice as many cycles as a conventional versions. Model size 10 achieves... Read More