The optimum tool storage solution Materials are always in the right place with the item Pivot Arm 8

Whether it’s tools, containers or trays, the item Pivot Arm ensures all kinds of materials at the work bench are always within easy reach and in the perfect position, enabling employees to optimise their working environment. Friction Joints ensure maximum mobility and the precise alignment of Pivot Arms and Double Pivot Arms. Parts Containers, for example, can thus be easily positioned directly over the working surface. Members consisting of aluminium profiles with Line 8 grooves can be configured with various tools and containers on either side. This results in perfect ergonomics and maximum efficiency at the work bench.

Tool stowage at its best – item Pivot Arms 8 and Double Pivot Arms 8 make it easy to configure the ideal work bench. The systems can be adapted to suit individual needs and different working scenarios. Employees have direct access to materials in the one-handed zone, which means they don’t need to twist their lower back to reach them, which can be harmful. This is made possible by Friction Joints that allow 360° rotation of the Pivot Arms and individual adjustment of frictional torque. The result is a perfect balance between ease of adjustment and reliability. Thanks to members with a Line 8 groove on two sides, elements such as the wide-ranging fixtures of the item Hook and Holder System can be fitted to Pivot Arms to hold tools and accessories securely in place. Due to its wide selection of Pivot Arms featuring various load-carrying capacities and degrees of manoeuvrability, item can meet all requirements profiles, from the freely movable three-axis Pivot Arm to the heavy-duty variant that can carry 40 kg. 

Perfect alignment for trays, containers and Toolpanels

item Tray Pivot Arms 8 and Tray Double Pivot Arms 8 allow users to position trays exactly where they’re needed at the work bench, with an all-round raised edge made of aluminium profiles keeping contents in place. Containers for screws, nuts and other small parts can also be perfectly positioned with item Pivot Arms and Double Pivot Arms. This provides employees with optimum support in switching rapidly between different work materials. An item Toolpanel, featuring 19 free system grooves on the front and back, can also be attached to a work bench using a Pivot Arm or Double Pivot Arm. This Groove Plate Profile can be rotated 360°, so that each side can be kitted out for a different task, allowing workers to switch between the two tasks with ease. The item Pivot Arm Height Adjuster makes the wide range of Pivot Arm variants even more flexible. Optimising the adjustment of components takes significant strain off employees. Further results include improved workflows, thus increasing the efficiency of production processes.


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As at: 10 December 2018

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Caption 1: The item Toolpanel can be manoeuvred into the optimum ergonomic position using a Pivot or Double Pivot Arm. 

Caption 2: Parts Containers, tools and accessories can be securely fixed to the members of item Pivot Arms.

Caption 3: Pivot Arms from item enable employees to set up their work benches to meet their specific needs. Being able to adapt the working environment to a range of different requirements takes significant strain off employees and improves workflows.


item Industrietechnik GmbH

item Industrietechnik GmbH is a global market leader in building kit systems for industrial applications and employs around 500 members of staff. It has been designing and marketing construction solutions for machinery, fixtures and plants since 1976. The product portfolio comprises more than 3,500 high-quality components designed for use in machine bases, work benches, automation solutions and lean production applications. Thanks to the inclusion of transport solutions and dynamic elements, the company’s products can cover virtually all working processes, from manual production to automated manufacturing. The highly skilled employees work day in, day out to develop innovative solutions for state-of-the-art mechanical engineering and also offer exceptional consulting services. item is headquartered in Solingen, Germany. Eleven branches and support centres ensure the company is always close to customers in Germany. The group has wholly owned subsidiaries in the USA, China, Mexico, Italy, Poland and Switzerland.

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