Rail Guided Crane suits high-speed picking applications.
Acting as storage/retrieval unit for moving items, rail guided stacker crane system helps companies improve productivity, inventory control, and floor space usage while also reducing worker fatigue. Density and rate of operation can replace conventional static rack or carousels to optimize vertical storage space. Effective in forward pick operations, crane also suits applications that include...Read More »
Hydraulic Floor Cranes are constructed of stainless steel.
Featuring totally welded fabrication, manual and full power floor cranes have structural tubing with -¼--½ in. wall thickness and may also be custom-engineered. Standard lifting capacities range from 2,000-6,000 lb, and construction accommodates continuous industrial use in pharmaceutical manufacturing, cleanroom, electronics manufacturing, and food processing applications. Lubricated casters...Read More »
Floor-/Wall-Mounted Jibs feature 50 lb capacity.
Two 9 ft high, floor-mounted supports (F50 series) and two wall mounted supports (W50 series) are available with 6 or 4 ft long rotating jib, which is height-adjustable in 6 in. increments and supplied with 4-wheel trolley to suspend tool balancer. Each 6 ft jib includes festooning trolley to support air lines or electric cables. Additionally, each 9 ft high vertical post is fabricated with 7 ga...Read More »
Konecranes Wins Hot Metal Crane Order from Xstrata's Sudbury, Ontario Nickel Mine
HOUSTON, TEXAS (September 24, 2008) Xstrata Nickel, a business unit of Falconbridge, Limited, has ordered two 100 tonne, four-girder ladle cranes from Konecranes. The purchase is part of a major upgrade of the converter aisle at Xstrata's Sudbury smelter in Ontario, Canada. The cranes will be used to rotate, tip and pour ladles of molten nickel, conveying it through a multi-stage refining...Read More »
Advanced Optics Used in the Medical Diagnostics & Life Sciences
Considerations, challenges, and customized solutions for manufacturing optics in the medical diagnostics and life sciences fields.Read More »
ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. Does Live Tilt-up Concrete Construction Demonstration with Star Inc. in Sandusky, Ohio
September 25, 2008-Sandusky, Ohio-On June 27, 2008, a live tilt-up construction demonstration was hosted by Star Inc., an award-winning designer and builder, with the help of a crane from ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp. For this demo, ALL Erection provided both the 500-ton Liebherr hydraulic all terrain crane, with 101 ft of main boom and 264,600 lbs of counterweight, plus one of ALL's own...Read More »
Transportable Davit Cranes offer 3,000 lb capacity.
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Gorbel Cranes Increase Productivity 40% for Freezer Manufacturer
July 8, 2008 (Fishers NY) - Two Gorbel work station cranes have helped a manufacturer of commercial walk-in freezers increase their output by 40% and eliminate overtime hours. In this application, freezer panels move down an assembly line where they are framed, then filled with injected foam, and finished. The panels range in size from 4'x6' to 4'x24' and can weigh up to 300 lbs. Workers were...Read More »
When Time Equals Money
Time is so critical in the crane industry. When one is down it's a pretty big loss, explained Master Mechanic Mark Kaestner of Seattle, Washington's Ness Cranes, Inc. This scenario became reality last summer, when the packing of a 300 ton Ness Cranes' cylinder had worn down into the rod, rendering the crane useless. Due to its 42 foot cylinder, Kaestner struggled to find a company to rebuild and...Read More »
Cash's Scrap Metal & Iron River Terminal Relies on Sennebogen 835 M to Deal with Highs and Lows on the Mississippi River
May 2008 ST. LOUIS, MO - Operating a barge loading and unloading facility on the mighty Mississippi River can present unique challenges. Depending on climatic conditions, the river can range from +35' to -3' in height on the St. Louis River gauge. Such a variance can definitely affect day-to-day operations and it requires the right kind of material handling equipment with the reach and balance to...Read More »
Articulating Jib Crane is suited for vacuum applications.
With capacities up to 150 lb, Pivot Pro(TM) light duty articulating jib crane features sealed tube design that eliminates need for festooning, reducing festoon pile-up and potential for reduced vacuum suction caused by kinked hoses. Articulating knuckle design offers safe operation by limiting whip of boom that can occur in high cycle applications. It can be used with all major OEM tube lifters,...Read More »
General Pipe Cleaners Presents Lightweight, Powerful JM-1000 Mini-Jet
The lightweight, compact JM-1000 Mini-Jet clears grease, sand, and ice with a high pressure water jet.Read More »