Airfloat, LLC

Material Handling & Storage

Paper Roll Transporter carries heavy loads on cushion of air.

Using air bearing (air caster) technology, Airfloat adjustable paper roll transporter floats heavy paper rolls on cushion of compressed air. This lets one worker pick up and move rolls of varying sizes weighing up to 5,000 lb. After attaching transporter to compressed air system, operator slides forked platform around paper roll and closes adjustable forks. Lifting flaps gently raise paper roll...

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Material Handling & Storage

Cast Aluminum Air Skid handles loads up to 6,000 lb.

Featuring one-piece frame with no welds to fail, Cast Aluminum Air Skid allows precise, omnidirectional movement and positioning of heavy loads of machinery. Air bearings create continuous flowing film of air between flexible diaphragm and floor surface, making it possible to move 1,000 lb load with 1 lb of force. With slideout, tray-mounted design, air bearing can be pulled out from side,...

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Material Handling & Storage

Paper Roll Transporter carries heavy loads on cushion of air.

Using air bearing (air caster) technology, Airfloat adjustable paper roll transporter floats heavy paper rolls on cushion of compressed air. This lets one worker pick up and move rolls of varying sizes weighing up to 5,000 lb. After attaching transporter to compressed air system, operator slides forked platform around paper roll and closes adjustable forks. Lifting flaps gently raise paper roll...

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Material Handling & Storage

Cast Aluminum Air Skid handles loads up to 6,000 lb.

Featuring one-piece frame with no welds to fail, Cast Aluminum Air Skid allows precise, omnidirectional movement and positioning of heavy loads of machinery. Air bearings create continuous flowing film of air between flexible diaphragm and floor surface, making it possible to move 1,000 lb load with 1 lb of force. With slideout, tray-mounted design, air bearing can be pulled out from side,...

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Company News

New Airfloat Ownership Celebrates Five-year Anniversary, Opens New 'Innovation Center'

Aug. 10, 2010-Airfloat, a Decatur, Ill.-based designer and maker of innovative material-handling solutions, celebrates in August an important milestone: five years of successful operation under new ownership/management. To mark the event, the company is opening a new 3,000-sq.-ft. Innovation Center in its Decatur headquarters. Airfloat's signature product is the air bearing, an inflatable...

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Airfloat, LLC, is Pleased to Announce the Addition of Mr. David Weder as Vice President of Engineering

Airfloat, LLC, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. David Weder as Vice president of Engineering effective March 15, 2010. Mr. Weder has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Penn State University and has been employed with several companies in design engineering roles while most recently with GSI Grain Systems in Assumption, IL. At GSI, Mr. Weder was the team leader in charge of...

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