Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Ergonomic Truck Wheel Block

Aldon Company, Inc. of Waukegan, Illinois makes chocking truck and trailer tires safer and easier. The new Walk-In Wheel Block features a 36 tall handle with sign and an extruded aluminum wheel chock which fits tire diameters from 33 to 38 . No more bending or stooping to place or retrieve the chock. The chock handle projects 23 away from the side of tire, so truck driver in his cab can easily...

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Replacing Collet Pads Is Faster Than Replacing The Solid Collet

Replacing Collet Pads Is Faster Than Replacing The Solid Collet

Master collets and pads can save time and money. Hardinge, the inventor of the S-pad concept, has a dedicated S-pad manufacturing cell enabling them to maintain stock availability on more than 1000 styles and sizes of pads. The style-S master collet, although originally designed for multi-spindle automatic screw machines, has many benefits to the CNC lathe operator. The collet pads can be changed...

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Cyrel Digital Imager Spark 2530 and a DuPont Cyrel FAST 1000TD

Western Shield Label Company, a Los Angeles area label converter, recently made several investments within their pre-press department including the purchase and installation of a Cyrel® Digital Imager Spark 2530 and a DuPont(TM) Cyrel® FAST 1000TD. The Dupont Cyrel Fast 1000 TD is a Revolutionary platemaking system that uses dry, thermal processing to produce high-quality printing plates. It is...

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Lovejoy Conveyor Coupling Puts Safety Front and Center

Imagine a 20,000 pound gearbox assembly falling on a worker Downers Grove, Ill.-February 18, 2008-If a coupling were to fall off the head shaft of a pulley, anywhere from 3,000 to 20,000 pounds of motor/gearbox assembly material could fall onto a worker or another piece of equipment. A report from U.S. Centers for Disease Control said that there were 9,902 non-fatal and 96 fatal injuries in the...

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Protecting the Kiwi

Protecting the Kiwi

When you're in the shipping business, you end up with some really interesting stories to tell. And, when your customers are world-wide, the stories get even more interesting. Take the case of the Kiwi Fruit from New Zealand. We have a customer who ships Kiwi to Belgium in wood containers of our design, incorporating a Euro Pallet. When emptied, the Euro Pallet is sold into the Euro Pallet Pool....

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Bulk Container handles computer electronics waste.

Bulk Container handles computer electronics waste.

Fitted with enclosed fork tubes, P-333 e-Scrap Bulk Container permits user to collect, cover, and transport computer electronics waste in same container. Unit can also be securely forklifted, rotated, and dumped upside down over roll-off or trailer to consolidate larger volumes for transport and shipping. Rotationally molded in single piece of 100% polyethylene, reusable container withstands...

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Disposable Earplugs are suited for use by food processors.

Disposable Earplugs are suited for use by food processors.

Made from hypo-allergenic polyurethane foam, model E2 IHP532C metal-detectable earplugs feature tapered design that provides secure, comfortable fit with noise reduction rating of 32. Corded and bright blue, earplugs also have embedded, metal-detectable brass ball that allows for visual and automatic detection. Brass ball in center of earplug is securely encased in foam with no exposed metal.

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Narrow Profile Slide carries loads up to 250 lb.

Narrow Profile Slide carries loads up to 250 lb.

Available with single/dual carriage options, 75 mm wide Narrow Profile Slide 2 is constructed from single rigid aluminum extrusion profile and capable of speeds up to 24 ips. Three sides of T-slots facilitate mounting on any machine assembly, and lengths are offered up to 2,722 mm. Internal components include 2 precision steel rails, bearing blocks, and 16 mm dia anti-backlash ball screw drive....

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Bulk Container features 4-way lift truck access.

Bulk Container features 4-way lift truck access.

With 4-way access, P-433 Ship Shape(TM) Container enables lift truck drivers to locate fork access points quickly without using forks to rotate containers or requiring workers to position container manually. Rotationally molded in single piece of 100% weatherproof polyethylene, reusable container unitizes payloads up to 700 lb on standard 44 x 44 in. footprint. Container safely stacks 2 high when...

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