November 2014

Riggers Float 25,000 lb. Load on Air

November 18, 2014

A rigging crew in Central Illinois faced an interesting challenge: moving a 25,000-lb. roller bearing housing out of a warehouse and onto a flatbed trailer. The decision was made to float the load outside the warehouse on a set of Airfloat air bearing skids. Then a mobile construction crane was used to hoist the load […]

Airfloat Technology Featured in Manufacturing Yearbook

November 6, 2014

An article contributed by Airfloat will appear in Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing 2014-2015, published later this month by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). The three-page article, authored by Airfloat marketing manager Gary Mollohan, describes the top 14 applications of air bearing (or “air caster”) technology. “Airfloat has provided air-bearing material-handling solutions to the automotive and […]

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