Vertical Material Lifts (aka) Vertical Reciprocation Conveyors

ASE Systems, together with Custom Industrial Products offers a variety of mechanical vertical lifts that can be utilized to transport material and products of all shapes, sizes and weights between two or more levels. With platforms ranging from 24 x 24 inches to over 30 x 30 feet and travel heights of over 100 feet. Our team can analyze your application and design and manufacture the best lift for your specific needs. We understand that every application is unique and that’s why we study every pertinent detail from the material being moved to the environment of the job site.

Who Benefits From A Vertical Lift?

Any business, organization or person that needs to move material between multiple levels, whether those levels are basements, mezzanines, lofts or other previously inaccessible space, will benefit from the use of a material lift.

What is a Vertical Material Lift?

A Vertical Material Lift is a lift that will move materials from one elevation to another. These vertical material lifts are a cost effective alternative to higher priced freight elevators. Since these lifts are not elevators and transport material only, elevator safety codes do not apply to this line of products and thus are much more cost effective.

Other Names for Material Lifts

  • Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRCs)
  • Mezzanine Lifts
  • Freight Lifts
  • Custom Industrial Lifts
  • Vertical Material Lifts
  • Platform Lifts
  • Parts Lifts
  • Food & Beverage Lifts
  • Utility Lifts
  • Baggage Lifts
  • Pallet Lifts
  • Box Lifts
  • Automotive Parts Lifts
  • Vertical Conveyors
  • Cargo Lifts
  • Dumbwaiters
  • Storage Lifts
 
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Benefits From Vertical Material Lifts

  • Built to fit your specific application, location and lifting needs
  • Access once inaccessible space
  • Increase your company’s productivity and safety
  • Lower cost alternative to personnel elevators and forklifts
  • Lower cost of ownership (i.e. maintenance, service contracts, etc)
  • One person operation. Eliminates the need for multiple people (spotters) to assist with lifting material
  • Available when you need it
  • Requires little room for installation
  • Replaces long, large footprint inclined conveyor belts
  • No contaminants/fluids that could leak
  • No external hydraulic power unit (saves addition space)
  • 100% duty cycle. Designed to run continuously
  • Not prone to platform drift
  • Quiet & smooth operation
 

Types of Lifts

Modular “TL” Series Lifts This Modular TL Series Lift is perfectly suited for small applications needing a lower cost lifting solution. The TL Series is a scaled down version of the popular PM Series Modular Lift. Modular lifts provide easy installation and provide fully enclosed safety and security.
  • Small Footprint
  • Low overhead clearance required
  • Great for mezzanines, balconies, or 2nd levels.
  • Use to move boxes, carts, parts, files, tires, and more…
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Modular “PM” Series LiftsThe PM Series includes pre-built sections and pre-wiring capabilities that can be installed in a fraction of the time of regular VRCs. With the PM Series, you get the best security and safety for less.
  • Easy to Use & Versatile
  • Cost Effective
  • Easy to Install
  • Great for mezzanines, balconies, through floor, multiple levels
  • Used to move pallets, boxes, equipment, merchandise, parts and more…
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Straddle “S” Series LiftsThe S Series Straddle Lift is the most common lift used. Its simple design is robust, reliable and affordable. Whether you are transporting small boxes or large palatalized loads, the straddle lift will do the job!
  • Great for self storage, records storage, manufacturing, distribution and more…
  • Scalable from small to large sizes
  • Customizable guarding via enclosure panels
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Cantilever “C” Series LiftsThe C Series Cantilever Lift is most commonly used for low overhead applications or tall travel heights. This chain drive lift provides quiet operation.
  • Used in low overhead clearance areas
  • Great for practically any lifting situation
  • Simple and low maintenance
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Four Post “FP” Series LiftsFP Series Four Post Lifts are designed for moving large heavy loads. The capabilities for these lifts are virtually limitless. The design is scalable to very large platform sizes capable of transporting forklifts, cars, or palatalized loads.
  • Great for manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and more…
  • Reliable and quiet operation
  • Minimal maintenance
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Dual Mast “DM” Series LiftsThe DM Series Dual Mast Lift is designed for moving large heavy loads where there is low overhead clearance or tall travel heights. The capabilities or these lifts are virtually limitless. The design is scalable to very large platform sizes capable of transporting forklifts, cars, or palatalized loads.
  • Great for manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and more…
  • Reliable and quiet operation
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Low overhead clearance required
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Custom LiftsCan’t find a lift to meet/fit your application needs or requirements? Don’t worry! Our Special Projects Division is dedicated to analyzing and developing a customized solution for your application. Our team of engineers, application analysts and field technicians work with you to understand your needs and define the best solution. VRC 9

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