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Vacuum lifters

ETK International Inc. has been supplying the glass industry throughout North America with products from euroTECH Vertriebs GmbH since 2003. Along with euroTECH’s suction cups and MTC suction cup covers ETK is now stocking euroTECH’s eT-Hover Univac lifters. Featuring euroTECH’s dual vacuum safety circuit and designed for both indoor and outdoor use, these lifters are suitable for lifting and moving large surface loads made of glass, wood, coated particle boards, as well as other materials such as stone, metal or plastic.
704/819-1541 | etkinternational.com
 

Vacuum lifters

ETK International Inc. has been supplying the glass industry throughout North America with products from euroTECH Vertriebs GmbH since 2003. Along with euroTECH’s suction cups and MTC suction cup covers ETK is now stocking euroTECH’s eT-Hover Univac lifters. Featuring euroTECH’s dual vacuum safety circuit and designed for both indoor and outdoor use, these lifters are suitable for lifting and moving large surface loads made of glass, wood, coated particle boards, as well as other materials such as stone, metal or plastic.
704/819-1541 | etkinternational.com
 

MRPT16 Rotating Lifter

Wood’s Powr-Grip promoted its manual rotator/power tilter MRPT16 vacuum lifter. The lifter features a large capacity and powered tilt, and can be ordered with an integrated counter-balancer that keeps heavy loads from tilting forward. To prevent accidental releases, an integrated weight sensor stops the lifter from detaching from unsupported loads. It comes with Intelli-Grip Technology, automatically monitoring vacuum and power systems to maximize safety and efficiency while simplifying maintenance and repairs.
 

MRPT16 Rotating Lifter

Wood’s Powr-Grip promoted its manual rotator/power tilter MRPT16 vacuum lifter. The lifter features a large capacity and powered tilt, and can be ordered with an integrated counter-balancer that keeps heavy loads from tilting forward. To prevent accidental releases, an integrated weight sensor stops the lifter from detaching from unsupported loads. It comes with Intelli-Grip Technology, automatically monitoring vacuum and power systems to maximize safety and efficiency while simplifying maintenance and repairs.
 

Spider Dual Monorail

The Dual Monorail System from Spider is a complete and customizable solution for challenging curtain wall applications. It provides continuous, horizontal mobility for swing stages and material hoists around a structure’s perimeter.
 

Winlet 2200

Reachmaster North America LP highlighted the Winlet 2200, the largest glass handler of the series, capable of lifting 2,200 pounds. According to company officials, the self-propelled handler improves job efficiency and is safer than manual handling. The handler offers a narrow footprint, allowing access through doorways, as well as in elevators and on balconies—and its twin wheels allow for use in rough terrain operations.
281/358-7088 | winletusa.com
 

Winlet 2200

Reachmaster North America LP highlighted the Winlet 2200, the largest glass handler of the series, capable of lifting 2,200 pounds. According to company officials, the self-propelled handler improves job efficiency and is safer than manual handling. The handler offers a narrow footprint, allowing access through doorways, as well as in elevators and on balconies—and its twin wheels allow for use in rough terrain operations.
281/358-7088 | winletusa.com
 

Spider Dual Monorail

The Dual Monorail System from Spider is a complete and customizable solution for challenging curtain wall applications. It provides continuous, horizontal mobility for swing stages and material hoists around a structure’s perimeter.
 

GBX2 Vacuum Lifter

Automak Assembly showed the Glass Boy GBX2 Vacuum Glass Lifter, a versatile vacuum lifting tool for installing glass. The lifter features a rechargeable battery and an audible alarm that warns when the vacuum level is too low or the battery is running down. With the removable extension tubes and suction cups, it is possible to adapt the device for different glass sizes. Additionally, a short suspension arm makes it possible to install glass under balconies. 

GBX2 Vacuum Lifter

Automak Assembly showed the Glass Boy GBX2 Vacuum Glass Lifter, a versatile vacuum lifting tool for installing glass. The lifter features a rechargeable battery and an audible alarm that warns when the vacuum level is too low or the battery is running down. With the removable extension tubes and suction cups, it is possible to adapt the device for different glass sizes. Additionally, a short suspension arm makes it possible to install glass under balconies.