Material Handling & Storage

ABB and Trilliant Anounce Interoperable Advanced Smart Grid Solutions

Broadband, low-latency networking combines with advanced automation products for Smart Grid applications Washington, DC, September 22, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, and Trilliant Incorporated, a leader in delivering Smart Grid solutions that enhance energy efficiency, utility operations, and renewable resource integration, today announced successful...

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Custom Engineered Aviation Maintenance Cranes Announced

Custom Engineered Aviation Maintenance Cranes Announced

Portable Crane Products Specifically for Aircraft Maintenance Applications SOLON, OH - September 15, 2009 - Ruger Industries, Inc., has announced portable crane products that can be custom engineered to the needs of both private and commercial aviation maintenance. These floor cranes are often used to handle aircraft engines and control surfaces, frequently within tight work areas. Portable...

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Adept Technology to Demonstrate Advanced Packaging Solutions Lead by the Highly Capable Quattro s650H Robot at Motek Exhibition 2009

Packaging Solutions and High Throughput Featured in Booth Enable Manufacturers to Exceed Production Requirement while Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership as Quantified by Cost-Per-Pick (CPP) Pleasanton, Calif.-September 14, 2009-- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be demonstrating...

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Toyoda's Flexible Pallet Automation Achieves Highest Spindle Utilization

Toyoda's Flexible Pallet Automation Achieves Highest Spindle Utilization

Arlington Heights, IL - Toyoda Machinery offers modular and expandable automation with its Flexible Pallet Automation (FPA) systems. Toyoda's FPA systems dramatically enhance the production capabilities of horizontal machining centers by automating tasks like machine loading and unloading. The system is easily upgradeable and can be customized to suit any production environment. A single system...

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Adept Technology to Demonstrate Advanced Packaging Solutions with New Flexible Part Feeding Technology at Motek Exhibition 2009

Adept Technology to Demonstrate Advanced Packaging Solutions with New Flexible Part Feeding Technology at Motek Exhibition 2009

Part Feeding Technology Featured in Booth Enables Manufacturers to Address Flexible Production Requirements While Simultaneously Reducing Integration & Deployment Times Pleasanton, Calif. - September 21, 2009 - Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced it will be demonstrating flexible part feeding...

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Die Storage Unit can store up to 16 ft long press brake dies.

Roll-out shelving designed, air powered, pneumatic press brake die storage unit can accommodate upper and lower die units on same shelf securely and safely. Each roll-out shelf is 36 in. deep with widths of 8-16 ft. Products have either 3 or 4 roll-out shelves with up to 18 in. of clear space between shelves, and each roll-out shelf has weight capacity of 6,000 lb. Storage unit comes with...

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Ergonomic Transporter carries payloads up to 600 lb.

Shop Lift(TM) can fit through most standard doorways to deliver payloads safely to machine, storage rack, pallet, loading bay, or onto truck. At 61 x 28 x 72 in. and 700 lb, it is driven by 12 V electric-powered hydraulic pump with built-in battery and charger. Unit features 18 in. long steel forks with 9 in. load center, adjustable from 8-18 in. wide and with tilting to 15-º. Hydraulics are...

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Stage Controllers support 100 picometer command resolution.

Stage Controllers support 100 picometer command resolution.

Nanopositioning stage controllers feature USB interface and 24-bit DA/AD converters to work with piezo nanopositioning systems from 1 mm and up. It also includes RS-232 interface and analog interface for compatibility with NI cards. Software libraries and GUIs provide support for LabView, Matlab, and text-based programming languages while programmable data tables allow random waveform generation....

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Vertical Lift Module optimizes storage density.

Vertical Lift Module optimizes storage density.

Using C3000 controls, CubeStar-®-equipped Shuttle-® VLM measures each tray profile to nearest inch, determining exact storage requirement. Control system determines best position in machine based on least amount of space used and fastest retrieval position. Items are automatically scanned to verify height of contents on each tray. Since Shuttle VLM can accommodate both fixed and variable height...

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Neptune(TM) Chemical Pump to Display Full Product Line at 82nd Annual WEFTEC Show

Neptune(TM) Chemical Pump to Display Full Product Line at 82nd Annual WEFTEC Show

Lansdale, PA - August 13, 2009 - Neptune(TM) Chemical Pump Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer of chemical metering pumps, announced today that it will exhibit in booth 3530 in the B Hall at the 82nd Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). This year's show, which is the largest water-quality event in North America, will be held from Oct. 10-14, 2009, at the...

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