Vertical Conveyor handles unit loads up to 50 lb.

Press Release Summary:

Continuous lift, 4-strand Valu-Lift(TM) Conveyor handles cartons and other smooth-bottom unit loads up to 26 in. long x 16 in. wide. Design consists of interlocking molded polymer flights with steel connecting pins. Take-up and stub shaft assemblies utilize internal ball bearings to minimize maintenance. Lifting at max speed of 118 fpm, conveyor can operate in up, down, or reversible mode and provides standard net lifting heights up to 20 ft.

Original Press Release:

Enhancements To Valu-Lift(TM) Vertical Conveyor From TKF Result In Lower Maintenance Requirements, High Speed

CINCINNATI, OH (August 21, 2007) - TKF has improved on its popular Valu-Lift(TM) Vertical Conveyor, redesigning the systems take-up and stub shaft assemblies to utilize internal ball bearings as opposed to bronze bushings. This design enhancement greatly reduces maintenance issues, and increases the life of the assemblies.

The Valu-Lift vertical conveyor is a four-strand, continuous lift, light-duty conveyor designed to handle cartons and other smooth-bottom unit loads up to 50 pounds. It offers economical modular construction and a patented platform designed specifically for efficient high-speed operation, low maintenance and simplified and quick assembly.

The unique platform design consists of simple, lightweight interlocking molded polymer flights with steel connecting pins and lifts at a maximum speed of 118 fpm. The conveyor can operate in up, down or reversible mode.

Standard net lifting heights range up to 20'-0" with customized heights available. The Valu-Lift's maximum unit load is 50 lbs., with a length of up to 26", and width of 16",

Standard safety features include a 24 volt DC control, a current sensing relay, which instantly shuts down the conveyor if it is overloaded, totally enclosed shroud-type tunnel guards and a smooth, clean design.

For more information about the TKF Valu-Lift, contact TKF, Inc., 726 Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45203. Phone: (513) 241-5910. Fax: (513) 651-2792. E-mail: Web:

About TKF:
TKF specializes in the design and manufacture of engineered conveying systems for the automotive, packaging, appliance, food/drug preparation, cosmetic and other manufacturing and processing industries. TKF conveyor types include vertical, accumulation, carousel, overhead, and transfer units.

Jim Walsh

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