Move Raw Rubber Bales Efficiently with a Vacuum Lifter

Vacuum lifters for raw rubber bales are devices in materials handling that are able to lift, move and deposit heavy raw rubber bales with the help of a vacuum. Three types of vacuum tube lifter Jumbo are used for handling raw rubber bales:


Increased efficiency and ergonomic handling are the most important features of the Schmalz vacuum tube lifters for raw rubber bales. The design is intended to promote ergonomic and health-oriented workplaces. As a result, you can reduce health-related absences and thus increase productivity.

Options for Handling Raw Rubber Bales

Choose between different vacuum lifters depending on the application:

  • The vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex allows you to move lighter goods weighing up to 50 kg ergonomically and with high cycle frequencies.
  • The vacuum tube lifter JumboSprint can be optimally positioned on compact workpieces weighing up to 300 kg, such as raw rubber bales.
  • The Jumbo Low-Stack from Schmalz is the ideal, ergonomic handling solution for picking up workpieces from low positions or for reaching down into transport containers. Airtight workpieces such as raw rubber bales weighing up to 80 kg can be handled without any problems.

Schmalz Products for Handling Raw Rubber Bales

The following vacuum tube lifters Jumbo are suitable for handling raw rubber bales:

Application Examples

Vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex for handling raw rubber bales.

Manufacturing tires involves mixing together various types of rubber with special properties. The first step in the process is to lift raw rubber bales onto a conveyor belt and position them. The raw materials are then worked into a mixture.

The heavy raw rubber bales are stored separately in boxes and on pallets, making them extremely strenuous to lift. The tube lifter JumboFlex assists employees in this task. With the tube lifter, employees can effortlessly lift raw rubber bales of up to 50 kg from the pallet and place them in the positioner. This ergonomic solution protects the employees’ health while allowing them to work more productively.

The Right Schmalz Crane System for Every Vacuum Lifter for Raw Rubber Bales

The Schmalz modular system allows the vacuum tube lifter to be perfectly integrated into your working environment. The Schmalz vacuum lifter for raw rubber bales is enhanced with a crane system that is precisely tailored to your application.

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