Bastian Material Handling and ASAP Automation To Deliver Material Handling Systems for Amway Distribution Service Centers

ADA, Mich. - Bastian Material Handling and ASAP Automation have been selected to deliver material handling systems for two distribution service centers for Amway. Both service centers will be delivered in 2011 with the first located in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., near Amway's operations in Buena Park, and the second in Ada, Mich., the company's primary manufacturing site. These projects represent...

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Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products

Wind Energy Manufacturers Need the Best Material Handling Products

Milwaukee, WI - To succeed in the tough market ahead, manufacturers of wind turbines, components, towers and blades have to adopt the most efficient manufacturing processes. They must meet unique material handling challenges. Turbines are often big enough to hold a small bus and can weigh over 40 tons. Some rotor blades are almost two hundred feet long. Expensive and fragile, these products need...

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COE Press Equipment Ships New Press Feed Line to John Deere

COE Press Equipment Ships New Press Feed Line to John Deere

Sterling Heights, Mich.,- COE Press Equipment announced that it has shipped a new press feeding line to John Deere Horicon Works in Wisconsin for the manufacture of lawn and garden tractors and lawnmowers. The new coil feed line can handle coil width up to 18 , coil weight capability up to 10,000#, and can process steel up to .250 thick x 8 wide at 50,000 PSI yield strength. The coil feed line...

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Die Table Provided to Automobile Parts Supplier for Faster Exchange of Dies Utilizes Serapid Telescopic Push-Pull System

Die Table Provided to Automobile Parts Supplier for Faster Exchange of Dies Utilizes Serapid Telescopic Push-Pull System

SERAPID, Inc recently designed and built a Die Table for faster exchange of dies for an automobile parts supplier utilizing the RollBeam Telescopic Push-Pull actuator. The Die Table has a 12 ton capacity for dies measuring up to 54 inches by 120 inches. The dies travel at a speed of 10 feet per minute approximately 110 inches in and out of the press. A pair of engineered bolster extensions hinged...

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Metric Retaining Magnet Assemblies come in 18 types.

Metric Retaining Magnet Assemblies come in 18 types.

To accommodate any application, metric size Retaining Magnet Assemblies are offered as flat and rod gripper, button, and U-Magnet types with steel, stainless steel, and brass material options. Magnets come in 4 materials, and assemblies are available in various sizes, threads, and finishes. Due to structure, each magnet assembly type has one magnetic pulling force level. Spatial effect of...

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Con-way Freight Introduces SafeStack(TM) Cargo Loading System Fleetwide

Unique Adjustable Decking and Bracing System Eliminates Double-Stacking, Braces Each Shipment, Prevents In-Transit Shifting, Ensures Products Travel in Same Condition from Pickup to Delivery ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the nationwide deployment of SafeStack(TM), an advanced load...

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Long Stroke Grippers offer gripping force up to 3,500 N.

Long Stroke Grippers offer gripping force up to 3,500 N.

Designed for harsh environments, PHL long stroke grippers use multi-tooth guidance or profiled rail guidance. Gripper fingers with guiding carriage and ball bearings minimize friction and evenly distribute force, and jaw guide is sealed and permanently lubricated to increase bearing capacity and reduce wear. Units are offered in 5 sizes with piston diameters from 25-63 mm, with 3 strokes/size...

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Single-Use Biocontainers feature end-ported design.

Single-Use Biocontainers feature end-ported design.

Designed to meet requirements of biopharmaceutical industry, TepoFlex® Biocontainers are made of polyethylene-based TepoFlex® film with combined gas and water vapor barrier that protects product stored within them. Units are available with silicone or TPE tubing with variety of connections, and can be specified with or without capsules. Certified animal component free, biocontainers come in 50,...

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Quick-Change Pallet System delivers high repeat accuracy.

Quick-Change Pallet System delivers high repeat accuracy.

With functional components of hardened stainless steel and repeat accuracy of less than 5 microns, VERO-S module features dual clamping stroke and integrated turbo function that enable pull-in/retention force up to 9,000 lb. Locking is mechanical via spring package, and holding forces are rated to 16,800 lb. For opening module, 85 psi pneumatic pressure is sufficient. Product clamps workpieces,...

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Heavy-Duty Material Handler performs lifting/loading jobs.

Heavy-Duty Material Handler performs lifting/loading jobs.

Suited for ports and steel yards, 860 M is 165,000 lb, rubber-tired material handler. Crawler-mounted model, R-HD, has 180,000 lb range. Optional configurations include rail, barge, gantry, and stationary pedestal mounts. Offered with boom and stick configurations to suit application, handlers are powered by 364 hp, 11 L Cummins engine and can be fitted with D270 maXCab or D300/260 hydraulically...

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