Custom end effectors for their vacuum tube lifters that can be designed to pick up toilets and other odd-shaped or fragile products and provide quick attach and release are available from ANVER Corp. of Hudson, Massachusetts.
The ANVER VT140 Tube Lifter provides a 100% duty cycle and can be equipped with custom end effectors that incorporate multiple vacuum suction cups for maximum holding power and stabilizer bars for extra support where required. Capable of being designed to handle odd-shaped loads, these custom vacuum pad attachments permit rapid attach and release without product damage.
Eliminating straps, slings, or hooks which can slip off, scratch, or chip surfaces such as porcelain or ceramic, the ANVER VT140 Tube Lifter lets one person safely handle awkward loads. Custom end effectors can be designed to accommodate a wide variety of unusual loads weighing up to 150 lbs. Vacuum tube lifters are available compressed air- or electrically powered.