Material handling equipment mechanical equipment used for the movement, storage, control and protection of materials, goods and products throughout the process of manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal. The different types of handling equipment can be classified into four major categories: transport equipment, positioning equipment, unit load formation equipment, and storage equipment, Conveyor systems reduce the effort it takes to move heavy or bulky materials from one location to another. Shelving and storage racks help to keep tool.
Types of Material Handling Equipment
- Storage and Handling Equipment. Storage equipment is usually limited to non-automated examples, which are grouped in with engineered systems.
- Engineered Systems. Engineered systems cover a variety of units that work cohesively to enable storage and transportation.
- Industrial Material Handling Trucks
- Bulk Material Handling Equipment