If your manufacturing environment needs new material handling equipment, the first step to take is to determine whether you need an industrial manipulator or a balancer. Though these two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, they serve distinct purposes.
Which machine type is best suited for your use? Review the chart below to find out which is configured to handle your material.
|Weight of product to be moved||Up to 2,000 lbs||Less than 200 lbs|
|How you need to move your product||Up, down, tilt, rotate, etc.||Up and down only|
|Shape of product to be moved||Odd shape||Standard shape|
|Location of center of mass of product to be moved||Offset from center (weight is located on one end of the product)||Located roughly in the center of the product to be moved|
|Examples of products moved by the machine type||Drums, wheels, tanks, etc.||Boxes, pails, small rolls, etc.|
If you still have questions or want to learn more about Dalmec manipulators and balancers, please fill out the contact form to the right.