GE Aviation’s Batesville, Miss., facility develops some of the most advanced composites in the world for the GEnx aircraft engine. We recently spoke with Scott Mahr, the facility’s maintenance and security leader, to learn more about a custom Airfloat transporter recently deployed at the site.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.