Millsom Materials Handling in partnership with Schmalz GmbH, have released a new generation of VacuMaster lifting devices that combine performance, operating safety and ease of use in a compact design, according to the company. The "Vacumaster- Basic" allows for the horizontal handling and transferring of products, with a wide range of loads from 75kg through to 750kg.
Other variations of the "Vacumaster- Basic" allow for the turning of products by 90° or 180°.
Benefits of the new Vacumaster - Basic
The benefits of the new model can be seen in its increased versatility, agility and decreased weight of the lifting mechanism, ensuring even safer operation and even less stress and strain on the operator, thus reducing fatigue and increasing productivity. The changes to the new VacuMaster Basic include
* New Ergonomic operating handle
* New main beam incorporating the vacuum reservoir and vacuum distributor manufactured from an aluminium extrusion making it lighter and stronger.
* New design of the mounting brackets for easier adjustment of the suction pads and cross beam manufactured from an engineered plastic making it lighter and stronger.
* New sliding vacuum activation valve designed for increased safety and easier operation.
* Designed and manufactured in accordance with AS4991-2004 - Lifting devices
This product can be used in a wide variety of applications including lifting and the loading of product onto CNC machines, metal-cutting machines, metal process/forming machines and power saws.
VacuMaster Sheet lifters can be used with a variety of different products including sheet metal or metal plate, aluminium and stainless steel sheets, natural or processed stone, sheets of glass and laminated boards of MDF or chip board, doors, window frames, etc.
* For loads with airtight surfaces, there are virtually no limits to the possible applications.
For further information about Vacuum Handling, Cranes - Jib & Slewing, Light Capacity Track, Single & Double Girder, Components visit Millsom Materials Handling at http://www.millsom.com.au OR Use the IndustrySearch e-mail feature below and one of the Millsom Materials Handling team will respond to your enquiry directly.
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Millsom - (A Schmalz Company) | Materials Handling Equipment
Millsom are an established name in cranes and materials handling equipment, which has been servicing industry since 1975, Schmalz recently purchased Millsom and in turn has increased their presence greatly.
Schmalz is the market leader in vacuum automation and ergonomic handling systems. Schmalz products are used all over the world, for example in applications in the logistics industry, the automotive industry, the electronics sector or in furniture production. The wide range of products in the Vacuum Automation unit includes individual components such as suction cups and vacuum generators, as well as complete gripping systems and clamping solutions for holding workpieces, for example in CNC machining centers. The Handling Systems unit offers innovative handling solutions with vacuum lifters and crane systems for industrial and handicraft applications. With the Energy Storage unit, Schmalz has created a new pillar in the field of stationary energy storage.
With comprehensive consulting, a focus on innovation and first-class quality, Schmalz offers its customers long-lasting benefits. Schmalz’s intelligent solutions make production and logistics processes more flexible and efficient, while also preparing them for the increasing trend toward digitalization.
With its own locations and its sales partners, Schmalz is represented in more than 80 countries and in all important markets. The family owned company has around 1,400 employees at its headquarters in Glatten (in the Black Forest region of Germany) and its 18 subsidiaries worldwide.
The head office is in Melbourne and has a manufacturing floor covering in excess of 1450 square meters with an administrative block of 300 square meters, located at 25 Turbo Drive, Bayswater, Victoria 3153, Australia, and represented in each major state of Australia.