Anver Corp., of Hudson, Mass., has introduced a below-the-hook vacuum lifter and power tilter that uses a dry pump vacuum system for lifting steel, plastic and fiberglass loads.
The Anver ETL Series Powered Vacuum Lifter-Tilter features full-powered tilting and is available with a 115 VAC electric or pneumatic actuator for the tilt mechanism. It has a removable pendant control for up/down and powered tilt; can be rotated manually; and includes a locking pin. The tool, which allows one person to lift and position parts that weigh as much as 2,000 pounds, is well-suited for assembly operations and related applications. Lifter-Tilter pricing starts at $2,795, depending on capacity and cup selection. Contact: Anver Corp., (800) 654-3500. www.anver.com
This article originally appeared in the November 2010 issue.