Glass lifter machines are a type of vacuum lifting tool. Vacuum lifting equipment is generally utilized in numerous industrial areas for the lifting and handling of materials that have a level or smooth surface. Specifically, materials, for example, metal or glass plates, slabs made from concrete, pipes, boards of plaster, plastic covers, concrete packs, brew barrels and tins, and so forth, can be handily lifted and taken care of utilizing vacuum lifting materials. Vacuum lifting equipment uses pads that help to achieve the suction features.
The two basic types of vacuum lifting equipment include;
The distinction between a VLT and VLA is that VLT is used for grasping and lifting, while the latter works as an attachment used to hold the load.
The intensity of the vacuum is brought forth by utilizing uniquely structured vacuum pads whose role is to hold the load. The vacuum pads can be used separately or in pairs or more to suit the lifting operation. They can also be incorporated with extraordinary lifting outlines or frames that are called Vacuum Beams. The beams are suspended from overhead lifting gear, lifts, forklift trucks, or integrated with vacuums that function as special-purpose machines for transfer.
These machines are quite dangerous. Therefore, below are a few guidelines that will keep you safe when using them;
When using vacuum lifters for loads, make sure that the loads are either non-porous or slightly porous. Smooth loads would also do, but anything other than that would be dangerous. Also, note that the degree of porosity affects the ability of the device to make up for any form of air leakage.