The Gorbel G-Force and Crane Systems from Safetech assisted in the material handling processes of a chocolate manufacturing facility.
Workers at a chocolate manufacturing facility were manually lifting and pouring plastic tubs full of chocolate into 14 separate mixers down an assembly line. These tubs weighed 55 lbs. (25 kg). The facility needed technology that would eliminate any manual lifting while providing precise positioning of the load to avoid spillages, handling the changes in weight while pouring the tubs of chocolate and providing easy access to 14 mixers with one device.
Safetech installed one of their Crane systems and G-Force which allowed operators to quickly load products in a short period of time, therefore increasing efficiency. Thanks to these crane systems, operator injuries decreased and efficiency increased.
While other alternatives such as chain hoists, vacuum lifters and balancers were considered, none matched the control or ability of the G-Force to handle weight changes as tubs tilted and emptied contents into the mixers.