Floor mounted Protema with vacuum tool for lifting plastic crates

22 January 2016

This special floor mounted Protema PRO175 is equipped with a knuckle arm with a vacuum tool for lifting plastic crates from the side. The crates are picked from pallets and placed on a trolley for further transportation.

The operator can simply use the controls on the handles to maneuver every movement; up/ down, activate vacuum as well as lift and release the crates. This application can handle crates weighing up to 25 kg.

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A wide range of drum applications

15 January 2016

Lift, turn, rotate and empty the content or lift several drums at once without heavy manual handling. TAWI offers many standardised and customised solutions for handling drums of various sizes and shapes.


Lifting drums and emptying the content is a common application in for example the pharmaceutical industry and the bakery industry. Over the years TAWI has designed tools for all sorts of requirements in different industries and environments. We also have solutions for cleanroom environments with strict sanitary requirements.

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VacuEasylift rubber bale lifter - more effective than ever

07 January 2016

Handling rubber bales is one of the oldest and most popular applications for the VacuEasylift vacuum lifter. Throughout the years TAWI has continuously redesigned and improved this suction foot making it now more effective than ever.

Both suction feet on this tool are hinged for optimal function at un-regular shapes. Each suction cup is provided with three internal knives to cut open the plastic packaging around rubber bales in order to get a safe grip.

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