Pneumatic Device for Transfer Cases

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This pneumatic lifting device has a power clamp and power lift, in addition to having the ability to manually rotate 180 degrees. It is designed to pick up a transfer case for a 1/2 ton truck and move it from one station to another on an assembly line.

The pictured system includes:

  • A guided compressed air cylinder that provides the lift stroke needed.
  • Two hand control no drop safety interlock.
  • Two hand anti-tie down for custom pneumatic grip tooling fitting over a dozen different transfer cases.
  • Delrin gripper pads used to prevent transfer case part damage.

This system is suspended from 4 trolleys and hangs from a dual monorail overhead system.