Material Handling

Material Handling January 1, 1998

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Guidelines For Specifying...Automated Electrified Monorail Systems is a 15-p publication that serves as a guide in the selection, design, planning, and implementation of automated electrified monorail systems. The Material Handling Institute

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1998

Hose and cable carriers

Sizing information, dimensions, and specifications for hose and cable carriers designed for machine tool, robotic automation, and material handling applications are presented in a 6-p brochure.

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1998

Lube-Free Chains Reduce Maintenance

Lube-free chains are no longer considered specialized products for use only in food processing and other clean environments.

By Steve Barbacki
Material Handling January 1, 1998

Using An Ergonomic Approach To Moving Material Safely

Over 1 million lower back injuries occur in the workplace each year, costing industry billions of dollars in workers' compensation claims, legal fees, lost time and production, and medical costs.

By Ron Holzhauer
Material Handling January 1, 1998

Taking A Systematic Approach To Planning Plant Moves

Conducting a plant move is an enormous undertaking from both a mental and financial point of view. Many factors and requirements must be considered. This article offers guidelines on how to plan, execute, and manage a facilities move via truck.

By Wesley Cummins
Material Handling January 1, 1998

Push back racks

A 6-p foldout brochure explains the benefits of push back systems over traditional selective racks and drive in, drive through approaches. Storage space improvements of as much as 100% are shown.

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1970

Heavy-duty conveyors

The 400 Series conveyors combine a low profile of 3 inches with load carrying capacities to 1,000 lb., and speeds of up to 2,000 fpm to satisfy material handling requirements. These conveyors are ideal for transporting heavy loads in tight quarters. Belt widths of up to 60 inches are available, in lengths to 100 feet.

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1970

Literature Offers

Network grounding systemsA 60-p catalog covers copper and mechanical grounding components for network applications. The publication provides features, benefits, and complete specifications, including materials, dimensions, sizes, part numbers, and illustrations. Information charts and a cross-reference guide are included in the literature.

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1970

Product Intros – 1970-01-01

Rack design reduces forklift damageThe Defender rack frame can be applied to new and existing installations to resist and reduce forklift damage. The front column is moved back 9-in. from the aisle to reduce forklift contact. The bottom front column is made of tubular steel with a 3/16-in. thick wall to take more abuse than other racks.

By Staff
Material Handling January 1, 1970

Evaluating bridge and gantry cranes

Properly sized, designed, and installed bridge and gantry cranes dramatically increase production, significantly reduce material handling costs, and substantially lower the risk of employee injury. A properly maintained crane lasts at least 20 yr, could reach 50 yr or more, and occasionally outlives the structure or company originally housing or using the equipment.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine