Blue Arc has designed and built various vertical lifts for a host of different applications. Many of our vertical reciprocating lifts, or vertical conveyors, are employed to raise product from a lower level conveyor to an upper level conveyor in a minimal amount of floor space. Many of these lifts are used in manufacturing plants where real estate is of a premium and there just isn’t enough room for an inclined belt conveyor. Other lifts we provide, such as our Cantilevered Vertical Lift, are for heavier loads – typically large carts or pallets of goods. Whatever the application, chances are Blue Arc has designed a lift similar to your unique poroject.
Types of Lifts
Build Platform Lifts
Our build platform lifts have been developed for the aerospace industry to afford operators an ergonomic height and access to different parts of their product through the assembly process. This lift can lower down to 24” elevation and raise all the way up to 10’. It also has a lot of unique accessories that can added, such as the pivoting wings, depending on the exact application.
Cantilevered Personnel Lifts
This family of lifts is a cantilevered personnel lift that allow operators access to different parts of large assemblies such as jet engines. In past projects we have also incorporated mechanic toolboxes and work surfaces into the design of the platform, as well as convenience power cord reels and compressed air hose reels. This style of lift utilizes a mechanical ballscrew design driven by an electric motor.
Electro-Mechanical Vertical Conveyor Lifts
Our electro-mechanical vertical reciprocating conveyor is designed for high duty cycle and heavy loads. It utilizes an electric gearmotor for the vertical actuation and has a motorized drive roller conveyor on the lift carriage itself. This style of lift is popular in manufacturing plants that run continuous and demand minimal maintenance. Another appealing factor in this style of lift is the fact that it does not require expensive compressed air.
Rodless Cylinder Pneumatic Vertical Conveyor
This style of vertical reciprocating conveyor is an economical and compact solution popular for lighter loads up to 150 lbs. The rodless cable cylinder provides a low overall length/stroke ratio which allows it to fit into a smaller package compared to traditional cylinder lifts.
Air Cylinder Vertical Conveyor Lift
The air cylinder vertical conveyor is a cost effective way to raise product from a lower level to upper level conveyor. This style of lift is only a slight premium in cost over an inclined belted conveyor and offers a lot of advantages such as reduced floor space. The lift carriage, like many of our vertical conveyors, has a motorized drive roller conveyor to convey product on and off the lift. Other options, such as gravity roller conveyor, are also available in this style of lift.
Cantilevered Freight Lift
The Blue Arc Cantilevered Freight Lift is a great choice when moving product from one floor to an upper floor or mezzanine. Our electro-mechanical design has many advantages over a hydraulic lift actuation – no possibility for oil leaks, less noise, fewer components, greatly reduced preventative maintenance and perhaps most important less cost. This lift can also be outfitted with many options such as a conveyor deck to interface into a conveyor system for heavy loads.