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Magnetic Transporter For Automated Material Handling

For Immediate Release: Posted On 8/13/2007 By Industrial Magnetics, Inc.

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. introduces a revolutionary new magnet called the "Transporter". The Transporter magnet uses an air cylinder to raise and lower it’s Powerful Rare-Earth magnet to attract and release parts between presses or any automated parts handling operation. The new Transporter magnet offers faster pickup and release than most vacuum cups and has a much longer life due to the durability of the permanent magnets. IMI’s Transporter can also be used instead of expensive and hard to adjust grippers.

Application

  • Transporting ferrous sheet metal blanks & parts in an automated system

Benefits

  • Increase Production and Reduce Operating Costs!

Features

  • Increase transfer speeds with positive hold
  • Ideal for contoured, odd-shaped or perforated parts
  • Uses up to 75% less air than vacuum cups
  • Requires no electricity, but positively holds parts- no dropping
  • Protective Housing for handling Class A Blanks
  • Lightweight and easy to retrofit on existing tooling

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