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Equipment used to move or store any type of material; including forklift trucks, cranes, conveyors, winches, hoists or hoisting equipment.
Material Handling Equipment Categories

Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV) (124 suppliers)

Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGV) are designed to perform their operations without direct human guidance. They are used in a wide variety of industrial applications and can be laser, inertially or Cartesian-guided.

Bin Activators and Discharge Aids (66 suppliers)

Bin activators and discharge aids are solids feeder valves with integral vibrators to promote material flow and prevent material bridging. They are used to promote the steady flow of granular or powdered materials from storage bins, hoppers, or silos.

Bulk Handling Conveyors (567 suppliers)

Bulk handling conveyors carry materials such as grain, coal, pellets or any other powder, granular or bulk media.

Bulk Material Loaders and Unloaders (358 suppliers)

Bulk materials loaders and unloaders are used to fill and remove powders, granular substances and other bulk solids from bags, bins, boxes, carts, drums, hoppers, railcars, trucks, and silos. They often include solids feeders and break down clumps or arches to allow for the more uniform distribution of bulk materials.

Dock Equipment (412 suppliers)

Dock equipment covers all items that assist in the loading and unloading of materials from trucks to buildings. Dock equipment categories include dock boards, dock bumpers, dock seals, dock levelers, dock lights, dock shelters, dock doors, dock restraints, dock guides, and dock chocks.

Dock Lifts (106 suppliers)

Dock lifts are platforms used to raise and lower material, personnel and workpieces for loading and positioning.

Dumpers, Tilters, and Inverters (333 suppliers)

Dumpers, tilters and inverters are used to reposition or empty material handling containers.

Forklifts (604 suppliers)

Forklifts are used to engage, lift and transfer palletized loads. They can be divided into eight numbered classes and categorized by drive type. This product area also includes fork trucks.

Hoists (882 suppliers)

Industrial hoists are lifting and pulling devices that use a cable, rope, or chain to move or lift a load. Hoists are primarily used for vertical lifting, and usually have a feature for ceiling mounting such as a hook or trolley mount.

Industrial Conveyors (2,362 suppliers)

Industrial conveyors are horizontal, inclined, declined, or vertical machinery that transports bulk materials or discrete units from one place to another at a controlled rate.

Industrial Cranes (965 suppliers)

Industrial cranes raise, shift, and lower loads with a projected, swinging arm or a hoisting apparatus supported on an overhead track.

Industrial Curtains (91 suppliers)

Industrial curtains separate a work environment with a hanging, flexible material. Products include curtain walls, laser curtains, mesh partitions, privacy screens, stage curtains, and welding curtains.

Industrial Partitions (244 suppliers)

Industrial partitions are used to divide a larger area into smaller, separate workspaces. Products include curtain walls, laser curtains, stage curtains, welding curtains, room partitions, mesh or security partitions, moveable walls, office cubicles, portable partitions, privacy screens, restroom partitions, and demountable wall partitions.

Industrial Vibrators (154 suppliers)

Industrial vibrators use rotary or linear motion to provide consistent vibration for laboratory and industrial shakers, screeners and classifiers, and bins and hoppers. They are powered by an electric motor, pneumatic pistons, or hydraulic fluid.

Industrial Winches (382 suppliers)

Industrial winches are pulling devices that use a wire, rope, cable, strap or web to move heavy loads. They typically use a drum or reel for line storage and are either manually operated or powered by an electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic motor.

Lift Tables (358 suppliers)

Lift tables are devices used to elevate cumbersome materials or workpieces to an ergonomic and reachable height. Capacity, mobility, and elevation are some of the main factors determining its capabilities.

Lifting Jacks (389 suppliers)

Lifting jacks are used for leveling or positioning heavy equipment, or for supporting structures. They use screw or cylinder-based actuators and are powered by hydraulic, mechanical, electric, or manual methods.

Lifts (1,622 suppliers)

Lifts are used to raise and lower material, personnel, vehicles, and workpieces for loading and working positioning.

Material Handling and Pneumatic Conveying Blowers (86 suppliers)

Material handling and pneumatic conveying blowers move air through an enclosed system to transport materials. They generate tremendous air flow in a tube (often by a vacuum) to pull granular materials, papers, powders, or pellets from one location to another.

Material Handling Automation (1,240 suppliers)

Material handling automation services provide single source automated equipment and systems solutions for the material handling process.

Material Handling Carts and Trucks (1,257 suppliers)

Industrial carts and industrial trucks are used to transport equipment or materials within the premises of a facility. They are frequently manually propelled, but motorized version are manufactured. An assortment of carts and trucks are available for a multitude of cargo operations.

Material Handling Manipulators (194 suppliers)

Industrial manipulators are used to move and position materials, products, parts, and tools. Commonly used attachments include hooks, magnets, electromagnets, core grips, suction cups, pneumatic clamps and vacuum pads.

Overhead Trolleys (93 suppliers)

Overhead trolleys are conveyors that consist of a continuous loop of chain or cable that is suspended from a track. Carriers are attached periodically to hang or contain products.

Pallet Jacks (318 suppliers)

Pallet jacks or pallet trucks are used to short-haul pallets or other large items of freight. A piston raises the load enough for the operator to maneuver the cargo; these devices may be derive power from manual, electric, or petrol sources. There are many further varieties.

Parts Feeders (255 suppliers)

Parts feeders are machines that orient parts so that robots or other automated processes can capture and use or package the parts or components.

Pick and Place Systems (166 suppliers)

Pick and place systems are manipulators that lift, move and place objects in a desired location.

Pneumatic Conveyors (182 suppliers)

Pneumatic conveyors are devices that use airflow to move items or media. Products include air tables, pneumatic tube conveyors, and vacuum conveyors.  

Roller Dollies (177 suppliers)

Roller dollies are high capacity, low profile dollies used for moving, shifting, and positioning extremely heavy loads.

Scissor Lifts (215 suppliers)

Scissor lifts are devices that use a scissor-like mechanism to raise and lower a work platform. This item of material handling equipment conveys personnel and cargo in the vertical plane. Scissor lifts may be stationary, self-propelled, or vehicle mounted.

Solids Feeders (508 suppliers)

Solids feeders are used to deliver powder, granular and other bulk solid materials along a process line, or to and from process units, storage bins, conveyors and product packaging.

Stackers and Reclaimers (67 suppliers)

Stackers and reclaimers are used in stockyards to stack minerals, ore, and other granular raw materials in piles, and then redistribute them for processing and shipment.

Tilt Tables (109 suppliers)

Tilt tables are designed to tilt so that material can be completely removed from them.

Turntables (172 suppliers)

Turntables are horizontal, rotatable mechanisms for transferring objects between conveyors that are in angular relation to one another.

Unit Handling Conveyors (398 suppliers)

Unit handling conveyors are designed to handle packages, pallets, or any other unit format. They are used to transport large, discrete items that can be handled independently.

Vacuum Lifters (135 suppliers)

Vacuum lifters are types of lifting equipment that incorporate a vacuum as or as part of the lifting mechanism. They consist of a below-the-hook frame with a large vacuum pad or several smaller suction cups for grabbing large sheets, rolls, plates, or other smooth-surfaced products.

Vacuum Manipulators (53 suppliers)

Vacuum manipulators include components for moving or positioning wafers or items in vacuum chambers or systems such as mounting devices, load locks, wobble sticks or wafer robots.

Vertical Conveyors (293 suppliers)

Vertical conveyors are used to lift or lower loads between various levels in intermittent flow operations and where horizontal space is limited.  There are two types of vertical conveyors, reciprocating and continuous.

Vibratory Tables (32 suppliers)

Vibratory tables are table assemblies that are shaken by a vibrator and it is mainly used for fatigue testing, concrete casting, breaking apart, or compaction of media or packaging.  Vibratory tables are also known as vibrating tables or shakeout tables.

Workbenches and Workstations (Industrial) (655 suppliers)

Industrial workbenches and industrial workstations are locations where personnel perform work.  Products range from economy workbenches to cleanroom and electronic assembly benches.

Additional Material Handling Equipment (1,416 suppliers)

Equipment used to move or store any type of material; including forklift extensions, boom lifts, loading arms, truck bodies, reach stackers and ISO container handlers.


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