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Fixed Cradle Roll Transporter

Roll Handling

An industry standard, our Fixed Cradle Roll Transporters make picking up and moving heavy paper & material rolls easy with Air Caster technology.
An industry standard, our Fixed Cradle Roll Transporters make picking up and moving heavy paper & material rolls easy with Air Caster technology.
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Fixed Cradle Roll Transporter

Airfloat Roll Transporters allow you to move large, heavy loads effortlessly, and 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. Our fork-style gently cradles the roll, picking it up right off the floor. As with all of our products lines, our roll transporters are designed and made in America with full steel construction.
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Quality
Materials
Our Air Casters only utilize a 100% urethane diaphragm design with superior wear resistance for moving loads effortlessly.
Gentle
Pick Up
Our fixed fork roller transporter gently cradles the roll, picking it up right off the floor.
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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