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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

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. A slide-out air casters design that can be serviced without removing the load.
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Features

Focus
on Quality
Our Air Casters only utilize a 100% urethane diaphragm design and are built to not roll under themselves when encountering a bump or a flaw in the floor or when braking quickly. Under safe and clean conditions, these Skids can last for years of use in the field.
Easy
Maintenance
Uh oh - the unthinkable has happened. The Air Caster under your Utility Platform has ripped due to some debris on the floor. We’ve designed our Skids to be easy to repair with slide-out trays to replace the Air Caster without removing the Roll/Load- leading to minimal downtime and a quick turnaround to get back to moving heavy loads.
Gentle
Pick Up
Our fixed fork roller transporter gently cradles the roll, picking it up right off the floor. We also offer an adjustable Roll Transporter that can adjust the width of the cradle to pick up different sized loads.

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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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Application Guide: Paper Roll Transporter
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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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