Custom Lift Assist Equipment Helps Productivity and Protects against Operator Injuries

Custom Lift Assist Equipment Helps Productivity and Protects against Operator Injuries

Ergonomic Partners was recently approached to design and provide custom lift assist equipment for a global safety equipment manufacturer. After several near misses on major injuries due to dropped and mishandled parts the customer was looking for a new way to handle their parts. In addition the operators were risking shoulder and back injuries due to awkwardly having to place the heavy discs into...

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Production in Work Cell Increases 500% with Help of Gorbel Easy Arm(TM)

Gorbel's Easy Arm is helping a manufacturer increase production 500% in a metal forming work cell. This end-user is a components supplier of commercial lawn mowing equipment. They installed a new press brake to form sheet metal into the decks for large mowers. The brake bends the ends of pre-cut sheet metal and forms deck plates that measure 42-72 inches. The metal sheets are 7 to 10 gauge, and...

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Vacuum Lifter Safely Handles 125 lbs. Sacks

Vacuum Lifter Safely Handles 125 lbs. Sacks

A vacuum tube lifter that lets one person safely load and unload skids and conveyors with bags and sacks weighing up to 125 lbs. each is available from Anver Corporation of Hudson, Massachusetts. The Anver VT-Series Bag and Sack Lifter lets one person safely lift bags and sacks up to 125 lbs. each by using fingertip controls on an ergonomic handlebar; rather than lifting, bending, and stretching....

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Expandable Spreader Beams are used with lift magnets.

Expandable Spreader Beams are used with lift magnets.

ExBeam products are available in Ex 10 model, which expands from 2-6 ft and has lifting capacity of 2,200 lb. It can be used with 2 Neo-250 or 2 Neo-500 lift magnets. Offering lifting capacity of 8,000 lb, Ex 12 expands from 3-6 ft and is used with 2 Neo-1000 or 2 Neo-2000 lift magnets. On each, lifting lug that supports magnets is manually adjustable and devices, designed for lifting steel, can...

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Leveling Pipe Lifter

Leveling Pipe Lifter

Caldwell's Leveling C-Hook Pipe Lifter lets you place and position concrete pipe up to 8' in length in one operation. The leveling bail adjusts quickly and easily for varying pipe lengths and the adjustable bail block makes repetitive lifts easy to handle. The stand-up bail makes it easier for the operator to pick up the lifter. Other features include; replaceable polyurethane lifting saddle,...

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Vacuum-Hoist Lifter Handles Cement Blocks Without Damage

Vacuum-Hoist Lifter Handles Cement Blocks Without Damage

A fully integrated vacuum-hoist lifter that can be equipped with custom pad attachments to handle three cement blocks at once or various types of patio blocks and pavers is available from Anver Corp. of Hudson, Massachusetts. The Anver VB Vacuum-Hoist Lifter for handling three cement blocks and other construction materials can be equipped with an extruded aluminum or steel frame and custom vacuum...

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Mini Load Handler stores and retrieves cartons or totes.

Mini Load Handler stores and retrieves cartons or totes.

Twister Mini Load Handler provides up to 4-deep storage and retrieval of cartons or totes in AS/RS storage systems. Able to store and retrieve cartons or totes in triple or quadruple depth systems, Twister also has ability to handle cartons and totes of varying sizes; storing them within the same aisle and making efficient use of storage space. Twister Mini Load Handling Devices can be used with...

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Magnetic Billet Lifter reduces chance for operator injury.

Magnetic Billet Lifter reduces chance for operator injury.

Designed specifically for application, based on shape and weight of steel billet, on/off magnetic billet lifter can lift and rotate round, thick, steel billets from horizontal to vertical orientation, or vice-versa. Lifter can load billet safely into machines or stations without fear of dropping load.

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Vertical Rail Lifter suits low head room applications.

Vertical Rail Lifter suits low head room applications.

Vertical Rail Lifter Manipulator consists of rigid vertical beam with moving rollers, which create stable lifting platform and eliminates swinging of cable or chain. It comes standard with 360° main post rotation and offers lift capacity of 400 lb along with vertical lift range of up to 100 in. Pneumatically operated lifter does not require air lubricator and requires only 90 psi of clean dry...

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Morris Material Handling Supplies Cranes and Services for Nuclear Applications

OAKCREEK, WI (May 4, 2009)-Morris Material Handling provides a full range of nuclear services and regulatory-approved overhead lifting equipment for nuclear power plants in the United States and throughout the world. Heavy load handling in nuclear facilities requires equipment constructed to withstand the highly demanding circumstances without losing control of loads, impairing facility...

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