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Lightweight Scrap Magnets handle fixed and mixed loads.
Materials

Lightweight Scrap Magnets handle fixed and mixed loads.

OptiMag L-Series includes 1,025-7,750 lb LDSA magnets with 625-5,625 lb lifting capacity and 895-7,500 lb ELDSA magnets rated for 575-5,550 lb loads. Latter is suited for smaller hydraulic scrap handling machines, and both types are recommended for fixed and mixed loads in general-duty scrap handling applications. Lifting surface and total weight are optimized to best utilize crane's load-lifting...

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Deep Field Scrap Magnets support continuous operation.
Materials

Deep Field Scrap Magnets support continuous operation.

Intended for scrap recyclers, OptiMag D-Series features strap-wound coils and includes DSA deep-field aluminum scrap magnets as well as EDSA extra-deep field aluminum scrap magnets. Both types are suited for fixed and mixed loads in heavy-duty, high-production scrap-handling applications. With standard models ranging from 34-100 in. dia, magnets offer lifting surface size and total weight...

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Lifting Magnet Tower is offered in welded and pinned on versions.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Lifting Magnet Tower is offered in welded and pinned on versions.

Permanent tower, placed directly on top of magnet, lets operators combine grapple and magnet on-the-fly. It accommodates DSG/ELSA/LSA/DSA/EDSA magnets and most other makes/models of scrap magnets. With tines closed around tower, magnet is suspended below grapple. This provides operator with clear view of magnet for placement and facilitates operation. Tower can be grasped by grapple tines while...

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Services

Higginbotham Company Expands "One Source" Material Handling Capability with Winkle

Birmingham, AL - G.T. Higginbotham Co., Inc., a leading provider of aftermarket services to power transmission and mill equipment to southern industry, has now expanded into a wide range of above-the-hook and below-the-hook crane capabilities as newly appointed agents for Winkle Industries. Winkle, based in Alliance, Ohio, is the market leader in engineered material handling equipment and...

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Program manages equipment inspection and maintenance.

Program manages equipment inspection and maintenance.

Intended to help plant engineers and maintenance personnel keep below-the-hook equipment compliant with OSHA regulations, pre-packaged LiftTrax Program incorporates inspection protocols that cover hundreds of inspection points for wide range of lifting devices. Certified inspectors perform work in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and specifications. They can be dispatched to report on...

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Solid-State Controllers promote magnet lifting capacity.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Solid-State Controllers promote magnet lifting capacity.

Designed to replace traditional contactors and discharge resistors, OptiCon magnet controllers utilize solid-state IGBTs that provide true control of electrical current to magnets. Three models, rated for 150, 250, and 350 A service, can be installed into new equipment or retrofit into existing systems. Each can be used with any magnet or magnet system, optimizing power delivered to magnet while...

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People in the News

Tim Vargo to Represent Winkle Industries in Midwest

Alliance, OH - Mark Volansky, Director of Sales for Winkle Industries Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Vargo as Winkle's Regional Sales Manager in the Midwest, a territory that includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota and part of Nebraska. Tim is a self-taught, hands-on kind of guy who brings 18 years of experience to his new position," says Volansky. "Winkle's...

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Lightweight Scrap Magnets handle fixed and mixed loads.
Materials

Lightweight Scrap Magnets handle fixed and mixed loads.

OptiMag L-Series includes 1,025-7,750 lb LDSA magnets with 625-5,625 lb lifting capacity and 895-7,500 lb ELDSA magnets rated for 575-5,550 lb loads. Latter is suited for smaller hydraulic scrap handling machines, and both types are recommended for fixed and mixed loads in general-duty scrap handling applications. Lifting surface and total weight are optimized to best utilize crane's load-lifting...

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Company News

Focus on Customer Service Leads to Successful ISO Registration at Winkle Industries

Making customer satisfaction a company-wide responsibility keeps employees in tune with quality processes Alliance, OH - Joseph T. Schatz, President of Winkle Industries Inc., is proud to announce that their operation is now a registered ISO 9001:2008 facility. Registration was formalized on September 10, 2010, after completing a successful audit by QAS International in July. Every single one of...

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Deep Field Scrap Magnets support continuous operation.
Materials

Deep Field Scrap Magnets support continuous operation.

Intended for scrap recyclers, OptiMag D-Series features strap-wound coils and includes DSA deep-field aluminum scrap magnets as well as EDSA extra-deep field aluminum scrap magnets. Both types are suited for fixed and mixed loads in heavy-duty, high-production scrap-handling applications. With standard models ranging from 34-100 in. dia, magnets offer lifting surface size and total weight...

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Company News

Expansion at Winkle Industries to Accommodate Increased Production, Growing Diversity

Alliance, OH - Winkle Industries, an ISO 9001:2008 Registered facility has unveiled its recent expansion to their Ohio operation, designed to support continuing growth in the firm's range of products and services. The 15,000 sq. ft. expansion of Winkle's existing 75,000 sq. ft. office and production plant adds much-needed warehousing space as well as a detached mobile equipment garage. Over the...

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Lifting Magnet Tower is offered in welded and pinned on versions.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Lifting Magnet Tower is offered in welded and pinned on versions.

Permanent tower, placed directly on top of magnet, lets operators combine grapple and magnet on-the-fly. It accommodates DSG/ELSA/LSA/DSA/EDSA magnets and most other makes/models of scrap magnets. With tines closed around tower, magnet is suspended below grapple. This provides operator with clear view of magnet for placement and facilitates operation. Tower can be grasped by grapple tines while...

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People in the News

Matt Wroblewski Leads Winkle Team in Southern U.S.

Alliance, Ohio - Joseph T. Schatz, President and CEO of Winkle Industries Inc., recently announced that Matt Wroblewski has joined the Winkle team as a Regional Sales Manager for the southern United States. We are excited to have Matt join our team," says Mr. Schatz. "With his leadership and experience, we know that he will be a valuable addition to our sales force." Wroblewski brings 22 years of...

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Company News

Winkle Reels in Gleason Repair & Reman Services

May 2008 Alliance, OH - Gleason Reel Corporation has named Winkle Industries as exclusive supplier of factory-authorized repair for the company's complete line of industrial cable and hose reels, as well as festoon and PowerTrak(TM) systems. According to Mark Volansky, Director of Sales at Winkle, Our repair capabilities can let customers restore their Gleason products to original factory...

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Services

Higginbotham Company Expands "One Source" Material Handling Capability with Winkle

Birmingham, AL - G.T. Higginbotham Co., Inc., a leading provider of aftermarket services to power transmission and mill equipment to southern industry, has now expanded into a wide range of above-the-hook and below-the-hook crane capabilities as newly appointed agents for Winkle Industries. Winkle, based in Alliance, Ohio, is the market leader in engineered material handling equipment and...

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