Magnemotipn to Exhibit at 2006 Assembly Technology Expo

Thousands Expected at World's Most Comprehensive Showcase of Assembly Solutions Acton, MA, September 5, 2006- MagneMotion, a developer and manufacturer of assembly automation, material handling and transportation solutions using electro-magnetic technology, today announced that it will be exhibiting its QuickStick(TM) Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) solutions at the Assembly Technology Expo...

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Magnetic Conveyors transport sharp, abrasive parts/chips.

Magnetic Conveyors transport sharp, abrasive parts/chips.

Heavy-Duty MagSlide-® Conveyors utilize high-energy Ceramic magnets or Rare Earth magnets, hidden beneath stainless steel slider bed, to move ferrous materials along surface. Used to hold and move conveyor magnets, twin-roller drive chains travel in oil-impregnated Bunting SlideTrack(TM) channels made from UHMW polyethylene. Channels provide constant lubrication to minimize friction, chain wear,...

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Ball Transfer Units suit air cargo handling systems.

Ball Transfer Units suit air cargo handling systems.

Incorporating 30 mm load balls with load ratings up to 771 lb/unit, Heavy Duty 806 ball transfer units can be accessed for cleaning or parts replacement. Features include solid steel machined housings and tops that protect against impact damage, and self-cleaning slotted exit hole to filter large debris particles. Units can be supplied with steel bearings and zinc-plated components, stainless...

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Vacuum Lifter Handles Particleboard and Drywall

Vacuum Lifter Handles Particleboard and Drywall

A heavy-duty vacuum lifter that lets one person handle large porous loads including particleboard, wood byproducts and drywall without the need for blocking, slings, and jigs is being introduced by Anver Corporation of Hudson, MA. The Anver VPE-3 Vacuum Lifter features a 5 HP motor that produces up to 24 Hg vacuum and is equipped with foam suction pads to handle rough, porous surfaces such as...

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Checkweigher includes rejection capabilities.

Checkweigher includes rejection capabilities.

Designed for industrial and institutional packaging applications, Model 4693-R Heavy-Duty Checkweigher features pneumatically operated heavy-duty reject ram that is located directly off side of weigh station conveyor to reject off-spec packages. Weigh station conveyors are 4-5 ft long and run at speeds up to 100 ft/min. System offers production rate of up to 30 units/min and handles weight ranges...

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Howell Tractor Commits to Line of Sennebogen Green Line Material Handlers

Howell Tractor Commits to Line of Sennebogen Green Line Material Handlers

Gary, IN - When Tom Ellis, General Manager of Howell Tractor in Gary, IN, heard whisperings that the SENNEBOGEN green line material handlers may be obtainable, he didn't waste any time. I became familiar with SENNEBOGEN green machines early on in my career and when I heard that the line might be available to us here at Howell Tractor, I immediately got the ball rolling, said Ellis. Howell Tractor...

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Packaging Machine eliminates lane jams.

Packaging Machine eliminates lane jams.

Operating at speeds from 100 to 1,600 bottles/min, Zero-Gap infeed packaging machine incorporates precise geometry and sensors to ensure continuous container supply to downstream lanes and grouping section. Line pressure and handling properties make system suitable for compressible or hot-filled PET, lightweight glass, and aluminum. Compatible with variety of platforms, it can be programmed to...

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Quick Change Pallet System promotes flexible operation.

Quick Change Pallet System promotes flexible operation.

With 0.005 mm repeatability, UNILOCK provides accurate set-ups of workholding fixtures for production run machining and grinding operations. Through its clamping system, workpieces can be set and moved through multiple machining operations with minimal resetting. Product consists of stationary modules, installed individually or in multiples, directly on machine's worktable or tombstone. Existing...

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Marietta Drapery Expands Use of Eton UPS System

ALPHARETTA, GA - August 24, 2006 - Eton Systems, the world's leading provider of unit production systems (UPS) for the sewn-product industries, announces that Marietta Drapery & Window Coverings Co. will expand use of the Eton System in its Marietta, GA manufacturing facility. This addition of 18 new workstations will represent the second system expansion since their original installation in 2004...

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Intralox to Present Proven Solutions for Case Handling Applications at PackExpo 2006

Intralox to Present Proven Solutions for Case Handling Applications at PackExpo 2006

Intralox announced they will display their latest solutions in Booth #N-4546 at PackExpo 2006, October 29 - November 2 in Chicago, Illinois. A live loop of the Series 400 Angled Roller(TM) will be one of the booth highlights. This patented technology won Plant Engineering's 2003 Product of the Year in the materials handling category, and the display will demonstrate its ability to improve...

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