Material Handling & Storage

Light-Duty Lifter lifts light metal panels out of dies.

Light-Duty Lifter lifts light metal panels out of dies.

Series PLL Lite Lifter, designed to absorb high-impact forces, is available in 50, 80, 100, 125, 160, and 200 mm stroke lengths and is powered by ISO/VDMA cylinder with adjustable cushions and magnetic piston. Cylinder's built-in rod compliance eliminates side loads to piston rod. Product also offers self-lubricating, energy-absorbing bearings that support guide bar and are tolerant of dirt....

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Pallet Dispenser includes PLC and HMI.

Pallet Dispenser includes PLC and HMI.

Automatic Pallet Dispenser stacks and dispenses up to 15 same-size pallets at up to 2 pallets/min. It accommodates 40 x 48 or 42 x 48 in. pallets and can be customized for other types and styles of pallets. Low-level detection feature automatically alerts operator when pallet levels are low. Operating as stand-alone unit, or integrated with secondary packaging equipment, dispenser can be...

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Automatic Guided Vehicles simplify material handling.

Automatic Guided Vehicles simplify material handling.

FLEXITRACK-® vehicles read path mapped on floor with removable adhesive tape. Units are capable of towing or carrying loads from 300-3,000 lb. Powered by 24 or 48 Vdc batteries, they travel up to 2.3 fps. Each vehicle can store up to 20 different paths in memory. System can be controlled by FLEXIMANAGER-®, which consists of central control unit, call terminals, visualization and validation...

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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding
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An Introduction to Plastic Injection Molding

We developed this eBook with designers, engineers and purchasing specialists in mind. It is written to provide a basic understanding of plastic injection molding presses, processes and costs. Our goal is to make our customers more knowledgeable about what goes into making a plastic part.

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Light Guides backlight LCDs in portable devices.

Light Guides backlight LCDs in portable devices.

Color cell-phone backlight assembly provides luminance of >3000 cd/m-² for 1.5 in. diagonal screen, utilizing only 2 white LEDs at 15 mA. PDA backlight assembly utilizes 4 white LEDs and provides brightness of >2000 cd/m-² to 2.5 in. diagonal screen. MicroLens(TM) technology allows LEDs to be molded directly into light guide. CCFL light guide utilizes L-shaped CCFL to provide luminance of...

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Lift Hoist lets users lift loads of up to 500 lb.

Lift Hoist lets users lift loads of up to 500 lb.

MIDACO LIFT(TM) HOIST, suited for repetitive lifting or precise load placement, requires users to expend 3.5 lb of effort using one hand to lift loads weighing from 150-500 lb. Touch-sensitive handle engages servo driven motor of product, which takes over load and allows operator to lift and position load with minimal effort. Unit senses speed of operator's hand movement and adjusts automatically...

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Pallet Systems are offered in small and large sizes.

Pallet Systems are offered in small and large sizes.

Compact, side-mounted Series 15SD automatic pallet system, available with pallet sizes from 22 x 11 in. up to 28 x 15 in., exchanges pallets from ~8 sec and offers lift capacity of up to 500 lb per pallet. All part loading and fixture set up can be performed offline on pallet while alternate pallet is in machine. Series 120 is available with pallets up to 120 x 40 in. Part loading can be done...

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Heat Transfer Roll suits packaging and plastics industries.

Heat Transfer Roll suits packaging and plastics industries.

Multi-zone, variable temperature Varitherm(TM) Roll utilizes Equatherm-® spiral wrap design and offers multiple temperature zones within roll. Custom engineering ensures precise processing temperatures and temperature uniformity within any given zone. Product streamlines manufacturing by eliminating need for secondary processing and maintaining various temperatures across profiled webs.

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Cook/Cool Tank offers coil jacket.

Cook/Cool Tank offers coil jacket.

By using Uniflow Coil Jacket, low-profile unit performs cooling tasks in half of time usually required when used with Dimple Jacket. Design provides for extended service life while providing same geometry with double-motion, counter-rotating agitator. Unit performs mixing and heat transfer in single vessel.

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Vacuum Conveyor resists corrosion and contamination.

Vacuum Conveyor resists corrosion and contamination.

Air-operated 316SS Line Vac Conveyor converts hose or tube into inline conveying systems for food products, pharmaceuticals, and other bulk materials. Conveyor ejects compressed air to produce vacuum on one end and high-output flow on other. Regulating compressed air pressure provides control of conveying rate. System withstands temperatures to 400-

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