Material Handling & Storage

Steel Sheet Handling Made Easy

Steel Sheet Handling Made Easy

The Schmalz VacuMaster Vario crane-operated vacuum lifting device helps to achieve more safety and efficiency in steel sheet handling. Complete vacuum lifting device including the integrated vacuum pump and 14 sliding, spring-mounted suction plates for attaching to the crane. The steel work company Haist, based in Baiersbronn-Mitteltal in Germany's Black Forest region, was able to streamline its...

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Myth Busting: AS/RS's Are Only for High Rise Warehouses

Myth Busting: AS/RS's Are Only for High Rise Warehouses

Westfalia Technologies Installs AS/RS in Warehouses Only 20' High YORK, Pa., April 6, 2010 - A common misperception of Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) is that they are only for new, high rise buildings, when in fact AS/RS's are feasible and economical in existing low bay warehouses. With high density systems offering pallet storage 3, 4, or even up to 12 deep, these systems offer...

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Air Tunnel efficiently cool workers.

Air Tunnel efficiently cool workers.

AirLine(TM) Fabric Air Tunnel delivers balanced ambient airflow where it is needed most to cool people who work in picking, sorting, or light assembly environments. Spot-On(TM) Air Outlets, at 2 in. dia and spaced at 15 in. intervals, are directed at 5 and 7 o'clock positions for most effective distribution of air. Mounted above floor to eliminate clutter and tripping hazards, air tunnel is...

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Dispensing Machines offer 3 levels of performance.

Featuring upgradeable design, VTZ Series of meter, mix, and dispensing equipment includes Vulcan, Triton, and Zephyr machines. Vulcan and Triton systems are digitally controlled and designed for high volume and low to medium volume dispensing, respectively. Users can program unique ratios, shot sizes, and dispense rates with a few keystrokes, and systems will dispense almost any type of material....

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Gas Grill Cylinder Exchange Cages come in 2 capacities.

Gas Grill Cylinder Exchange Cages come in 2 capacities.

Available in 2 models with storage capacities of 12 and 18-20 lb cylinders, Gas Grill Cylinder Exchange Cages feature formed heavy-duty aluminum side panels and door with punched ventilation and padlock. Units also include galvanized steel lid, shelves, and back panel. No Smoking, Propane Exchange Station, and 4-diamond decals are included.

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Constar Wins Ameristar Award for Sustainable PET Jar for Francesco Rinaldi Pasta Sauces

PHILADELPHIA - Constar, Inc., a leading producer of innovative monolayer PET containers, has won the 2009 Ameristar Award for Food Packaging with a lightweight PET jar for LiDestri Foods' Francesco Rinaldi brand pasta sauces. Constar's Ameristar-winning PET jar features the company's Vertical Compensation Technology(TM) (VCT(TM)), a panel-less design for hot fill food and beverage products that...

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Electric Lift features quiet, energy efficient operation.

Electric Lift features quiet, energy efficient operation.

Featuring open area under platform that facilitates straddle stacker access, EWS all-electric lift is suited for applications where air is not easily available and hydraulic fluids cannot be tolerated. It employs standard 115 V power units, and rear mounting increases accessibility when lift is in down position to aid maintenance. Lift is available with full compliment of options to suit needs of...

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Vacuum Clamping System aids wooden workpiece handling.

Vacuum Clamping System aids wooden workpiece handling.

To assist technicians in workshops as well as fitters on construction sites, mobile Multi-Clamp VC-M clamps workpieces that can then be worked on from 5 sides without obstruction. Complete system offers Multi-Base for individual fixing of workpieces in all positions, and tension forces up to 1,500 N ensure safe handling. Available versions include Multi-Clamp vacuum plate VC-M-P, which includes...

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Scheugenpflug Highlights Manufacturing Automation Leadership at Automatica Innovation and Solutions 2010 in Munich, Germany

Scheugenpflug Highlights Manufacturing Automation Leadership at Automatica Innovation and Solutions 2010 in Munich, Germany Scheugenpflug will Showcase Versatile Production Unit to Automate and Streamline Several Critical Phases of the Production Process Atlanta, GA - April 7th, 2010 - Scheugenpflug , a leading supplier of automated mixing, metering, and dispensing systems for resin and other...

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