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Goldenrod Introduces Removable Lifting Handles for Lightweight Shafts

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Goldenrod Corp., Beacon Falls, Conn., USA, has introduced a new, innovative way to safely and easily handle 6-in. winding shafts—removable lifting handles. The handles eliminate the awkward handling (hugging) and bending needed when handling any standard 6-in. shaft. They engage and disengage quickly and easily from the fail-safe receptors that are embedded directly into the body of the shaft, allowing for faster and safer changeovers. The new handles are designed to be used exclusively with Goldenrod's 6-in. ultra-lightweight multi-bladder shaft.

We're always looking for ways to help make our shafts both easier to use and more efficient for our customers," said Stephen Pretto, VP of Operations at Goldenrod. "These new removable handles are a simple, yet dramatic improvement to our product that will both reduce the risk of injury for operators and will help to decrease downtime when changing out shafts."

Since 1986, Goldenrod has been designing and manufacturing differential winding shafts, multiple bladder air shafts, lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber shafts, reel spools, chucks, and safety chucks for the paper, plastics, film, and foil converting industries.

More information is available online.


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