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Material Handling

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Kinetek serves the material handling market in many ways, in each case working with our customers to develop products to improve efficiency and productivity of the end customer. Kinetek products range from traction motors for lift trucks to cable hoist products to man- and scissor lifts.

Kinetek lift truck customers have come to rely on our motors and gearing systems to provide the power for their products. Kinetek is the world's leading manufacturer of 'separately excited' motors, which we've designed and constructed in a way that assures superior performance and efficiency.

Kinetek products designed to serve this market include:

  • DC Wound Field Motors
  • Single Wheel Drives
  • Motor Speed Controllers
  • High-frequency Battery Chargers
  • Low Voltage AC Motors
  • Permanent Magnet DC Motors
  • Motor-Drive Systems
  • Hydraulic Pump-Motor Systems

Our broad line of conveyoring control systems serves a variety of industries and includes:

  • Electrified monorail control systems
  • Monitoring and control systems
  • Intelligent motor control systems

Automotive assembly plants and postal distribution centers are major beneficiaries of Kinetek's material handling ideas and technology. We provide them with controls, system diagnostics and monitoring systems. But, above all, we offer the critical ability to meet strict deadlines when it comes to conveyor start-up schedules.

This ability to perform on time is absolutely essential in the automotive industry, where every new product news release is published with an exact product introduction date. As the last supplier to go into the plant, and the one responsible for getting production started up, we bear the real burden of the new product deadline.

The construction industry has come to rely on our hoists to work in tandem with scaffolding in getting building materials where they're needed. Kinetek products designed to serve this market are:

  • Scaffold/trestle hoists
  • Ladderhoists
  • Overhead pulley hoists

Key Applications:

  • Lift trucks
  • Scissor lifts
  • Manlifts
  • Hoist products