Powr-Grip® Vacuum Lifters aren’t Just Suction Cups!

Since 1964, Wood’s Powr-Grip has provided innovative equipment which uses vacuum to lift, hold, and position nonporous materials, including glass, plastics, engine valves, sheet metal, stone slabs, and appliances. We offer a broad range of hand-held vacuum cups, vacuum mounting cups and below-the-hook vacuum lifters to make materials handling easier. Whether your application requires standard or custom designs, let us put our expertise to work for you!



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POWR-GRIP VACUUM CUPS CHANGED THE CULTURE OF GLASS HANDLING

August 28, 2014
by Andrew Pector I was 16 years old.  It was 1967. While working at my after school job, cleaning up in a glass shop, I heard a crash and bloodcurdling yell. Dropping my broom, I ran toward the commotion. In a pool of blood lay Moe, the truck driver.  He and Clint had been bucking a piece of ¼-inch thick glass, about 72″ X 96″, and weighing about 150 lbs. Bucking was the term given to the primary method of lifting and moving glass, probably the method most used since the process of making large plate glass began.  Bucking involved two glass handlers, one on each end of a large sheet of glass. Holding the glass vertically with one...


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