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TAWI ATEX Vacuum Lifter - VMEx - 30 to 270 kg capacity

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key features TAWI ATEX lifter is available in 9 standard models with maximum capacity ranging from 30 - 270 kilos. Very flexible to fit your specific needs. - Available with a wide range of accessories. Extremely fast • Ergonomic • Safe • User-friendly Light and flexible • Increases productivity • Causes less product damage Electrical vacuum pump - Reliable and with low service costs
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ATEX lifter

ATEX rated lifting equipment is a very specific segment and TAWI can supply a variety of products with ATEX certification for different zone ratings. Want to discuss what solutions we can offer to comply with the ATEX zones in your business? Contact us and get proficient advice.

  • Lifting capacity: <120 kg (<270 kg with standard hose)
  • Lifting speed: 0-1 m/s
  • Handles: standard / one-hand / flex / extended
  • Tools: wide selection of tools for various loads
  • Flexibility: 360-degree rotation

 

TAWI ATEX lifter is available in 9 standard models with maximum capacity ranging from 30-270 kilos.

Model Capacity Max Length Lift Tube Hose Dia. Stroke Lifting Speed
VMEx30 30 kg 2500 mm 100 mm 1800 / 2600 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx40 40 kg 2500 mm 120 mm 1800 / 2600 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx50 50 kg 2500 mm 140 mm 1800 / 2600 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx60 60 kg 4000 mm 160 mm 1800 / 2600 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx80 80 kg 4000 mm 180 mm 1800 / 2600 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx100 100 kg 2500 mm 200 mm 1700 / 2400 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx120 120 kg 4000 mm 230 mm 1700 / 2400 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx180 180 kg 2500 mm 250 mm 1500 / 1800 mm 0-1m/s
VMEx270 270 kg 2500 mm 300 mm 1500 / 1800 mm 0-1m/s

Vacuum lifters in ATEX area

TAWI VacuEasylift systems use vacuum for both lifting and gripping the load and are designed to work at the whole vacuum level range between 0-60% vacuum. The higher vacuum level the system reaches, the higher you lift. TAWI VacuEasylift is our most versatile vacuum lifter offering you ultimate flexibility in combination with maximum security.

  • Tailored to meet the specific demands of your company ATEX area
  • Always designed with focus on maximizing safety and ergonomics
  • Smoothly integrated to fit your business workflow
  • Complete systems from one supplier, making the purchasing process easier, faster and more efficient

 

Vacuum equipment in ATEX rated facilities

Achieve maximum security and ergonomics with stainless steel lift systems adapted for ATEX zones.

The explosive atmosphere in form of dust or gas surrounding the object to be lifted will be sucked into the vacuum system and through tubes, filter and pump. It’s important to carefully plan the selection and placement of each component and have in mind that every component will be affected, even though it might not be within the ATEX zone.

The placement of the vacuum pump is more significant for an ATEX vacuum system than for a normal vacuum system. This is because the pump is blowing out the air and explosive atmosphere is pulled in at the suction cup. Placing the pump outside of the ATEX zone or in another room might be a good option for reducing noise or save space in a limited area. However, placing the pump outside of the ATEX zone does not remove or reduce the need for an ATEX certified pump for the correct zone. The explosive atmosphere will still travel through the inside of the pump, therefore the pump is required to be protected from ignition risk and approved for a certain temperature.

Zone 1 & 21 have higher requirements than zone 2 & 22 and there is a few differences in what we can offer.

Zone 1 and 21

The vacuum lifter and it’s accessories approved for ATEX use are manufactured in stainless steel and are connected with ground/earth wires to make sure no static electricity can create an ignition. The lifting unit and accessories are therefore rated for zone 1 & 21 and every lower-rated zone.
The only pump option available for zone 1 and 21 is the compressed air driven ejector. There are no moving parts in the ejector and are therefore no risk of ignition or heat generation. This makes it a viable option for zone 1 or 21. TAWI can also provide a variety of different crane solutions manufactured in stainless steel, approved for ATEX use.

Zone 2 and 22

All equipment approved for zone 1 and 21 will also be approved for use in ATEX zone with lower rat¬ing. Therefore TAWI VacuEasylift, accessories, compressed air driven ejector, ATEX approved stainless steel cranes etc. will work for zone 2 and 22.
In addition to above-mentioned equipment, TAWI can provide a variety of electric ATEX pumps for zone 2 or 22, differentiated by GAS or DUST classification.

To find the right lifting solution for your ATEX requirements, contact us today.

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