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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

Serapid Heavy Duty Lifting Columns For High Cycle Automotive Scissor Lift Table

SERAPID, Inc recently provided two high cycle, heavy duty automotive BIW scissor lift tables for a material handling company, who integrated them into a larger system for a major automotive company.

The BIW scissor lift tables provided by SERAPID cycle once every 50 seconds, or 29 times per hour for a total of 250,000 cycles per year at a speed of 40 feet per minute. The tables are equipped with SERAPID HD (heavy duty) Lift columns. These HD Lifts are specifically designed for high operating cycles (more than 10 cycles an hour).

The tables lift and lower an approximately 1100 pound automotive shell 31 inches over the 50-second cycle.

SERAPID specializes in horizontal and vertical motion through the use of our Rigid Chain Technology. The Rigid Chain is a telescopic mechanical actuator that is flexible in one direction and rigid like a steel beam in the other.

For more information on the SERAPID HD Lift, or any other actuator or lifting column offered by SERAPID, visit their web site,, call 586/274-0774, or e-mail them:

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