The structure of your material handling project can starts with specifying what equipment is needed. Cranes, hoists, tooling, controls, tube lifters, and fall protection are some of the main pieces of equipment you may require. JRG will work with your team to evaluate exactly what is needed, and come up with a world-class solution.
Tube lifters are vacuum lifting units that use the vacuum tube as the lifting device. Once the vacuum cup has engaged the part, the tube can then be lowered or raised. JRG offers the following styles:
When handling simple boxes, bags, or bails, a standard tube lifting system could be the best fit. These lifters have external power units the run off of 460v 3Ph power (alternative power available). JRG can also design a crane along with these units to give your work cell the best coverage.
When a standard tube lifting solution isn't available, JRG will work with OEM vendors to get a customized lifter to meet your process requirements. This can range from custom cups, orientations, rotations, among various other options. Here are some of the customizations that are frequently used: