Moving, loading and unloading baggage

TAWI’s vacuum lifting technology is the ideal solution for baggage handling in airports and cargo terminals, providing efficient moving, loading and unloading of baggage between chutes, open carts and conveyors. Airports handle a huge amount of items every day, and these tasks are often carried out manually, putting strain on the body, which can cause injury and lead to repetitive stress and days off work. Using a vacuum lifting system designed for airports and baggage handling can eliminate manual handling, and speed up the loading and unloading process, increasing productivity, efficiency and employee welfare.





Lifting baggage at airport terminal

Handling checked in baggage

At many airports, the checked in baggage is conveyed and automatically dropped to chutes by the airport’s sorting system. The baggage then needs to be moved from the chutes to carts which will be used for transporting the baggage to the airplanes. The area where baggage is moved from chutes to carts usually is characterized by low headroom and sometimes also limited working space.

For departure at ports, the baggage is usually loaded from a conveyer belt onto open carts which are then transported to the cruise ship.

Unloading airplanes or cruise ships

When unloading airplanes as well as cruise ships, the baggage is usually loaded onto carts that will be used for transporting the baggage to the arrival terminal. The unloading of baggage from carts to conveyors or carousels is characterized by a fast work pace.

TAWIs lift assist for moving, loading and unloading baggage between open carts and/or conveyors are specially developed for a fast work pace and handling almost all types of baggage with weights to 45 kg. The solutions are specially developed for handling all types of baggage, also in areas with low headroom and with limited available working space. With TAWI’s baggage lift the baggage handler gets the best solution that is easy to work with and above all – safe to work with!

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