Material Handling & Storage

Bag Gripper handles up to 50 lb loads.

Bag Gripper handles up to 50 lb loads.

Using stainless steel fingers for their strength and resistance to harsh manufacturing environments, FBG-22 offers manual adjustment for bag widths from 290–450 mm and features spring-return aluminum decking plates to guide bag. Decker mechanism, designed into tool, facilitates accurate bag drop once positioned over pallet, and other design features include rugged aluminum weldment main frame,...

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Horizontal-Mount Enclosure offers advanced cooling solution.

Offered as 19 in. rackmount- or desktop enclosure, High-CFM 1U SlimBox holds 2-slot 0.8 in. pitch CompactPCI, VME/VME64x, OpenVPX, or custom backplane mounted horizontally. Enclosure features push-pull cooling configuration with 7 fans for over 115 cfm of airflow. Fans come in separately removable fan trays to facilitate replacement/swapping. Depending on chassis size, SlimBox line offers range...

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Misumi's Linear Motion Products Deliver High Value for Machine Builders and Automation System Manufacturers

MISUMI Configurable Components Reduce Costs, Enable Faster Design and Build Schaumburg, IL - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), now offers the industry's most comprehensive selection of Linear Motion components. The wide range of products provide one-stop shopping for designers and manufacturers of production machinery and factory...

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McCullagh Coffee Launches Compostable Ecoverde Packs Using NatureFlex(TM) Film

McCullagh Coffee, a US coffee roasting company, has introduced a compostable pack, for its Rainforest Alliance Certified Ecoverde Coffee brand, using cellulose-based, NatureFlex(TM) from Innovia Films. Warren Emblidge III, VP, Sales and Marketing outlined why the Buffalo NY based firm chose NatureFlex(TM) over other packaging films that are available on the market, We were looking for a partner...

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Chicago Awards $13.4 Million Electric (EV) Garbage Truck Contract to Motiv Power Systems

Slated to be the heaviest electric trucks in the US, the 20 class-eight EV refuse trucks will weigh 52,000 lbs, with a range of 60 miles (200kWh) FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Chicago city streets are set to be the first in the nation with all-electric, zero-emission garbage trucks thanks to the $13.4 million contract granted the San Francisco Bay Area startup Motiv Power Systems. The scalability and...

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Linde Teams with Customer to Successfully Demonstrate Its LNG Mobile Fueling Unit

Murray Hill and New Providence, N.J. - Linde North America, today reported a successful trial of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) mobile fueling unit. The Linde mobile fueler allows customers to test the feasibility of using LNG as an alternative to fuels such as diesel. Linde worked with C Cross Transportation, a Mississippi-based hauler with a fleet of more than 100 tractors, to set up the fuel...

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New Plastic Packaging Peps up Pulp

A new family-size plastic packaging is now on shelves for fruit pulp from French food producer Charles & Alice. The pot is part of the strategy to revitalise fruit compote and is produced by RPC Superfos, exhibiting at Salon Emballage 2012 in Paris. Fruit compotes from the company Charles & Alice hit the French market and stand out as a novelty. Not only are the recipes fresh and new, also the...

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Multi-Cylinder Specialty Gas System serves high-flow processes.

Intended for areas where logistics or local regulations preclude use of bulk gas containers, MegaCyl™ utilizes 4–18 or more standard gas cylinders to create one consolidated bulk gas delivery system. Source system supplies NH3, HCl, H2Se, and other hazardous process gases at flow rates up to 500 slpm. Constructed of steel, system safely dispenses high-flow hazardous process gases and...

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Linear Motion Module integrates ironless direct drive motor.

Linear Motion Module integrates ironless direct drive motor.

By integrating ironless linear motor with Ball Rail® system, CKL Compact Module eliminates need for mechanical drive elements to execute movement, providing wear-free and zero-backlash drive that enables precise positioning. Unit is available in pre-configured lengths up to 5,500 mm, travel velocities up to 5 m/sec, and acceleration up to 150 m/sec. Module is suited for packaging and processing...

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RPC Superfos at Salon Emballage 2012

RPC Superfos is present at Salon Emballage 2012 in Paris to showcase its innovative packaging solutions. The company is one of four specialist clusters from the RPC Group exhibiting together at stand M 108 Hall 6. A complete range of technologies that the RPC Group uses to make innovative packaging is on display at Salon Emballage in Paris this year. Thermoforming, blow moulding and injection...

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