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Air Platform with Roll Cradle

Roll Handling

The Air Platform with Roll Cradle combines the power of our Air Platform with an adjustable Roll Cradle.
The Air Platform with Roll Cradle combines the power of our Air Platform with an adjustable Roll Cradle.
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Air Platform with Roll Cradle

Our Air Platform with Roll Cradle allows you to move difficult paper & material rolls effortlessly with air caster providing omnidirectional & nearly friction-free movement for maximum flexibility even in tight spaces. Our transporters have a low floor loading, keeping worker safety a priority. Both platform style plank and coil roll transport use an adjustable chock design, allowing for different sized rolls. Also, they use a slide-out air casters design that can be serviced without removing the load. As with all our products lines, our roll transporters are designed and made in America with full steel construction.
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Features

Adjustable
Chocks
Adjustable chocks can fit different sized diameter rolls, and with a handle extension, can allow up to 20″ – 30″ larger rolls.
Airfloat
Air Skids
Allow for safe, nearly frictionless movement of large loads and slide-out air casters that can be serviced without removing the load.
Quick
ROI
Low initial and ongoing maintenance cost allow a quick return on investment (ROI).

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The Technology of Air

We exist to create material handling solutions for moving and positioning heavy and difficult to position loads with low friction, omnidirectional movement. The Air Caster is a pneumatic device that forms a lubricating film of air between the load and floor surface, similar in principle to a hovercraft or an air hockey table. We provide material handling products and solutions for heavy loads when frictionless, omnidirectional movement is critical.

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Learn more about Air Caster technology and how Airfloat works with our partners to develop solutions that save time and optimize budgets.
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Frequent Questions
Will air casters work on my floor?

Many people believe a perfect floor, polished to a mirror finish, is required in order to use air caster technology. Most Airfloat equipment is designed to operate on machine-troweled concrete. However, the floor does need to be reasonably flat and level. Call 800-888-0018 today to speak with an application engineer to discuss if your floors are up to par for air caster technology to function efficiently.

What are the air requirements?

Most plant air systems and adequate pressure (usually over 80 psi) for air caster technology. However, make sure the airflow is strong enough for the equipment you’re looking into. The required air consumption for the efficient operation of air casters is 3 SCFM per foot of air bearing perimeter.

In what sizes are Airfloat air skids available?

Airfloat Air Skids range in size from 10 inches to 54 inches, with single-skid capacity from 500 pounds to 60,000 pounds per skid. Custom sizes are also available.

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