Custom Scissor Lift with Tilter for Jet Wing Assembly

Overview Handling Specialty worked with Lockheed Martin, a major aerospace/defence company in the US, to custom engineer and manufacture a material handling system that would move highly sophisticated wing assemblies for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter along an assembly line in their Fort Worth, Texas facility. One part of this system is the transport dolly. […]

Robotic Aircraft Paint Removal Lift

Overview The unit is operated by a large moveable console which houses the touchscreen and joystick. Features The moveable base supports a 45’ mast and is equipped with a robotic-type arm capable of moving 180°(left to right motion). Retracted height 25’ and extended height 65’. The horizontal arm extends 21’ from the centre of rotation. […]

Rail Pallet Tilter

Overview Permanently mounted to the customer’s floor, the rail pallet tilter will be used to load pallets in a vertical position to assemble the rail bogie. This unit was also designed with specialized tooling for the custom pallets used to secure the bogies. Capable of lifting 30,000 lbs, the rail pallet tilter is a low-duty […]

Custom Gantry Equipment

Overview Each gantry system is purpose-built according to each specific customer’s needs. If your company’s maintenance or assembly process requires you to place your employees over the top of large pieces of equipment to perform tasks, then a custom gantry system from Handling Specialty may be the equipment you are looking for. Widely used throughout […]

Rail Jacks for Transit and LRT Facilities

Overview Handling Specialty also provides jacks in capacities ranging from 5 to 20 tons that are suitable for the light rail transit industry. For Whiting heavy-duty rail jacks in capacities ranging from 35 to 100 tons, click here. Features Electro-mechanical design with self-locking feature. Manual and automatic functions. Easy to move and relocate. Operated by […]

Self-Propelled Rail Gantry for Tank Car Facility

Overview Handling Specialty was approached by a company responsible for designing an oil trans-loading operation in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company wanted to improve the efficiency of one of its processes, where personnel were required to be positioned over the top of rail tanker cars. Two critical factors in developing this solution were the safety […]