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Move Stages, Seating and More on Air Bearings

September 1, 2014

A new white paper that describes the top 14 applications of air bearing (or “air caster”) technology has been published to airfloat.com. The white paper is based on Airfloat’s nearly 50 years of experience in the field. Below is an excerpt: Arena Seating Mobile seating sections have given versatility to auditoriums, sports arenas and large […]

Nat Geo TV Visits CAT Decatur

September 3, 2014

Ultimate Factories, a show on cable TV’s National Geographic Channel, recently showed viewers how Caterpillar builds its massive 797B dump trucks. Used in large mining operations, the 797B is almost two stories tall and weighs more than a Boeing 747 when loaded. Components for the 797B are made in six factories across North America. The […]

Moving Heavy Electrical Equipment on Air Bearings

September 8, 2014

A new white paper that describes the top 14 applications of air bearing (or “air caster”) technology has been published to airfloat.com. The white paper is based on Airfloat’s nearly 50 years of experience in the field. Below is an excerpt: Heavy Electrical Equipment Transformers weighing from 10,000 lbs. to over 400,000 lbs. present handling […]

Airfloat Improves Its Workhorse Air Skid System

September 23, 2014

Airfloat, the pioneer of air bearing (or “air caster”) technology, once again revolutionizes heavy load movement! The company has redesigned its workhorse air skid system, making it easier to operate and service than ever before. Most notably, the controller has been completely reimagined, allowing it to be carried by the operator during equipment moves or […]

Airfloat Forms Partnership with Malaysian Distributor

October 23, 2014

Airfloat is pleased to announce the addition of MyPetro Engineering as a distributor of Airfloat air film (or “air caster”) material handling equipment. Based in Selangor, Malaysia, MyPetro is a supplier and service provider to the burgeoning Southeast Asia oil and gas industry. The company distributes stainless steel for Finnish steelmaker Outokumpu, industrial valves for […]

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