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MEGA Heavy Rollover Unit for Aerospace Supplier

A customer in the aerospace component manufacturing business was looking for a way to split and invert their dies. These dies being different shapes and size weighing in upwards of 10,000 lbs. The best solution for them was our Upender Inverter. We are able to make t-slots to the top and bottom so retain to the top or bottom of the machine and then dissect the top half from the bottom. They also wanted the ability to completely rotate either the whole die and or top or bottom section. So this machine gave them the ability to perform multiple tasks and was quite the time saver!! The customer was so pleased with this solution that they ultimately bought a 60,000 lbs version, making it the heaviest capacity Upender Inverter that we have ever built!

Upender Inverter 65K Rollover

 

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Flip the Mattress, All of Them

A customer that is in the mattress manufacturing industry was looking for a way to flip their mattresses while in the production process. They wanted an automated type of solution so this way the operator didn’t have to stop what they were working on. We came up with an Upender Inverter that had powered conveyors on the top and bottom along with a programmable logic control system allowing them to have a one-touch operation. The upender detects when the mattress arrives and starts the conveyor, then as soon as the mattress hits the next sensor, the unit would rotates 180 degrees. The upender then feeds off the mattress and returns to the home position once the mattress is off loaded.

Mini UI Auto, Conveyors

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Flipping Large Drill Heads

A customer that manufactures big heavy drill bits was looking for an easy way to upend there drill bits. The drill bits could weigh as much as 200 lbs. This was a great solution for our Mini Upender Inverter. We put ball transfer plates on the top and bottom along with guide rails to allow the customer to easily transfer their load on to the Upender and also capture the load. The three headed drill plate had custom flat fixtures on the top and bottom along the load to be balance throughout the process. This solution gave them a much safer and quicker way of doing this operation.

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Heavy-Duty Upender-Inverter form Air Technical Industries

A customer that manufactures store fixtures for retail stores had an application during the machining process that they needed to flip stacks of metal shelves. They already had a cantilever inverter ,but due to the high frequency of the duty cycles they were looking for something a little more robust. The Upender Inverter was a perfect solution. The unit is equipped with a continuous duty cycle package to extend the life time of the unit. The flipper also has powered conveyors along with automatic sequencing package for one touch of the button operation.

The Upender is a much safer solution than attempting to use an overhead crane. It is available in capacities up to 50,000 lbs. The construction of the unit incorporates a scissors lift which allows for clamping the load securely. The design is such that you can load from the sides of the unit & even unload from the same side thus eliminating the need for additional floor space. It’s heavy duty welded construction also increases the longevity of this great piece of equipment.

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