Danger lurks in modern machine handling. With heavier molds and dies being used, transporting, storing and changing them becomes costly and dangerous. To accommodate the needs of transporting and changing molds, Airfloat has introduced its new Quick Mold-Change System. With Airfloat, the usual one- or two-hour change is quickly reduced to 15-20 minutes. With our […]
A new case study has been added to Airfloat.com. It tells how Airfloat helped a manufacturer of fighter jets save up to 100 hours per plane. Read now.
Studies show that factory workers are at high risk of sustaining cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) and degenerative joint diseases (DJDs), which account for about 60% of occupational illness. Factory jobs frequently include repetition, high force, awkward joint positions, direct pressure and prolonged constrained posture. Particularly damaging are: Overhead work, Heavy material handling, and Moving “loaded” or weight-bearing joints. The annual costs associated with CTDs and […]
Align Production Systems, parent company of Airfloat, has expanded its online product catalog to include Axial Industrial Turntables. The first to be included is a small family of round-top air-bearing turntables powered by Airfloat technology. Diameters within the product family range from 84″ to 144″ while capacities range from 12,000 lbs. to 16,000 lbs. Catalog users begin by […]
Airfloat customers have deployed air-bearing technology in interesting and amazing ways in recent months. Mining trucks, aircraft, locomotives, modular buildings — all are being built, moved and positioned on Airfloat technology. See for yourself.