VRC : Mechanical Material Lifts

Mechanical VRC Material Lifts : Faster Speeds & Higher Cycle Rates

Mechanical material lifts are well suited for multi-level applications that demand faster speeds and high cycle rates. There are a variety of mezzanine lift applications that will fit your specific need. The reliable chain drive material lifting system we offer is designed for tough duty applications and provides long and trouble-free service life.

The electric mezzanine lift system we offer will provide you with a complete customized material lift system that is either manually controlled, controlled by your conveyor controls, or is fully automated controlling both the material lift and portions of your conveyor system (for integrated systems).

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors (VRCs) are safer than using a forklift truck or manpower to move materials between levels and are more cost-effective to operate and maintain than elevators.

Complete Turn-Key Design & Installation Services offered for all of our Mezzanines and VRCs.

Mechanical VRC Material Lift Benefits

  • Lift capacities from 100 to 30,000 lbs.
  • Standard platform size up to 12 ft. wide x 30 ft. long
  • Touch lifting motor sized for continuous duty
  • High service factor gearbox
  • Alloy steel drive shaft for durability
  • Dual roller chains (instead of cables) for long service life
  • Quality, brand-name electrical components
  • Ul-508A labeled control panel
  • Fabricated by AWS D1.1 Certified Welders
  • Standard units are designed for bolt-together installation (field welding not required)
  • Gate Closed & Ready indicator lights on control panel
  • Self-diagnostic control system on all multi-level units (more than two stops)
  • Call & Send control buttons at all accessed floor levels
  • Instantaneous overload protection (fixed set-point)
  • Broken chain free-fall safety system
  • Standard lifting height up to 150 ft. - other heights available
  • Standard speed: 28 fpm (feet per minute) - higher speeds available
  • Industrial strength carriage platform to handle heavy point loads
  • Fast-acting brake system for crisp, accurate stops

Mechanical VRC Material Lift Options

  • Standard mechanical cantilever - lift capacity up to 5,000 lbs.
  • High-Load mechanical cantilever - lift capacity up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Platform sizes - up to 12 ft. wide x 8 ft. long
  • Loading / Unloading: C-Load, Z-Load, or 90-Degree loading patterns
  • Freestanding models available with optional support structure
  • Allows material movement with the smallest possible equipment footprint
  • Provides extra flexibility to maneuver loads
  • Variable frequency drive system providing ‘soft-start’ and ‘soft-stop’ to cushion loads
  • Full height enclosures available

Fill out an Easy Online Mezzanine Quote customized for your application: within budget and on time!
Contact w.w. Cannon today to provide Turn-Key Design & Installation Mezzanine Solutions.

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