Handling and transportation equipment 2018

  • Salem Flat Glass & Mirror offers the MRT4 Lifter Series from Wood’s Powr-Grip. This vacuum lifter series features three frame configurations, 90-degree tilt and continuous 360-degree rotation. Dual vacuum models are now available with Intelli-Grip technology, which automatically monitors vacuum and power systems to maximize productivity, help reduce human error, simplify maintenance and...
  • The new Quattrolifts Express 770 CWA—counter-weighted auto—allows one to two people to glaze up to 770 pounds in confined spaces over rough terrain, says the company. Features include a battery-operated rear tug and battery-powered vacuum system. The vacuum head can be tilted forward and backward, 360 degrees, and can side shift for pocket glazing. The head comes standard with 4-inch by 12-inch...
  • MyGlassTruck’s redesigned metal carrier for an Atlas truck helps customers transport storefront metal or aluminum extrusions above the vehicle’s roof, increasing capacity per trip. The metal carrier is available in both over-the-cab and goal-post-to-front-bumper models in lengths of 5 feet to 14 feet for pickups and Atlas bodies. Low-friction plastic covers on the cross bars prevent scratching...
  • Manitex Valla released its new Valla 19 E Series crane. The product has a maximum capacity of 1,990 pounds while still capable of lifting its boom over 15 feet with a capacity of nearly 900 pounds. Features include an LMI system to ensure safety, and a high-speed winch to improve efficiency at the jobsite.
  • The compact, self-propelled MPK 20 minipicker from Jekko USA has a maximum lifting capacity of 4,410 pounds, a maximum horizontal reach of 11 feet by 6 inches, and a maximum vertical reach of 18 feet. Its operator-interface systems provide precision control and 360-degree operating parameters. The MPK 20 is well-suited for work on exterior projects, including window and curtain wall installation...
  • The OptiLoad Shuttle System, by Integrated Automation Systems, is an automated glass handling and storage system that allows glass fabricators to manage more glass SKUs in less factory floor space while increasing capacity, efficiency, yields and safety. One OptiLoad system can serve multiple cutting tables, and cutting volume is increased by consistently having the next lite ready at each...
  • Groves Inc. introduced its TR-10 heavy-duty transportation rack. With a 10,000-pound total capacity and the ability to hold all sizes of slabs, the rack is designed for fabrication and transportation of products to the jobsite. Heavy duty rubber pads are riveted to the frame for long-lasting protection, according to the company. The hot-dip galvanized finish offers long-term, rust-free service,...
  • GLG Canada Ltd. introduced four mobile glass manipulators, including the GLG680SPR-3D. This manipulator has a 1,499-pound capacity. Like all GLG machines, the product features hydraulics with controls that can be moved simultaneously for powerful, consistent, reliable and precise movement and placement of glass. The company’s 3D-head technology allows for inside-out glass placement. GLG also...
  • F. Barkow Inc.’s new Easy Rider roller is designed to help load and unload lites onto a vehicle’s interior rack. The roller works with an existing or new interior rack. Measuring 9 inches, the polyurethane-coated steel roller is abrasion-resistant and the quiet rolling precision bearings are maintenance-free. Fully welded, the Easy Rider is compatible with any brand of glass rack. The product...
  • Ergo Robotic Solutions introduced its new crab-slide feature for the lateral movement of a glass manipulator. The product allows manipulators to move sideways, ideal for limited spaces. The crab-slide feature is safe and easy to use, say company officials. Users can activate the crab wheels with the hydraulic lever and turn the drive wheel 90 degrees, using touch-sensitive controls.
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  • M3 Glass Technologies partnered with Gauzy, gauzy.com, to create MVision, a switchable privacy glass that uses Gauzy’s liquid crystal film technology to allow the product to go from opaque to transparent with the flip of a switch, company officials report. MVision is manufactured with a less than 4 percent haze, which, according to the company, is the lowest haze available. Each piece is tested...
  • The Quattrolifts Vector 1800 is designed to allow a glazier to unload, transport and install large plates of glass. It has a lifting capacity of 1800 Lbs with a dual vacuum system designed for safety. The 4 x 18” front wheels are ideal for uneven surfaces on job sites and the wireless remote control allows for precision movement when glazing. Options for stone and curved glass available. Call...

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