Material Handling

Up for Grabs

Guest columnist Dean Dueck of Vidir explains how the rack and pinion drives, simplified controls architecture and ergonomic loading/unloading design of the latest generation of automated vertical lifts for sheet metal storage enable smaller shops to improve safety and minimize downtime.

The Truth About Electric Lift Trucks

Though electric lift trucks are not suitable for every application, economic and environmental changes are advancing their opportunities. This review of those changes analyzes the impact they might have when considering an electric lift truck for your shop.
General Lifts

An Application Guide for Scissor Lifts

To select an appropriate scissor lift for a specific application, here is the basic information that must be considered, including capacity, the nature of the load, the means of loading and unloading, the travel and lowered height, the platform size, speed requirements, power and duty cycle requirements, and more.
Material Handling: Products

Magnetic Trays for Tool Storage

Convenient for controlling and organizing foreign ferromagnetic objects, the Arsenal 5920 Magnetic Tray Organizer – Rectangle.
Arsenal 5920 and 5925 Magnetic Tray Organizers by Ergodyne are ideal for working with foreign ferromagnetic objects or those with daily FME and FOD hazards.

Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets

JOBOX Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets from Apex Tool are UL Listed and have an industry-first EZ-Level Bolster System with an anti-tip feature that extends the base footprint beyond the width of the cabinet for improved stability and resistance to tipping. These cabinets have double wall construction, durable powder-coat paint and 2.5 in thick doors.
JOBOX Cabinets by Apex Tool Group, feature prominently displayed Hi-Viz Safety Information labels that provide a permanent reminder and reference for users to follow safety and usage practices.

Innovative Storage Function Breaks the Mold

With 16 drawers that include 100 lb soft close slides, and two that include a second set of slides to support 200 lb, the 46 in Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet from Milwaukee Tool can support a weight capacity of 1,800 lb. Every inch of the space is maximized with features such as a built-in power center for instant access to power and a pull-out work surface for using and storing a laptop or documents.
The 46 in Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet by Milwaukee Tool features a reinforced angle iron frame and 5 in industrial casters for ultimate durability.