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Pallet racksCommon Types of Pallet Racks
Pallet racks are shelving configurations commonly constructed from wood, plastic and metal, and they are designed for a variety of storage purposes. Standard types of these structures are detailed here.
Material Handling EquipmentDifferent Types of Material Handling Equipment
There are four main categories of material handling equipment: storage, engineered systems, industrial trucks and bulk material handling.
Drum LinerDrum Liners Buying Guide
Designed for plastic and steel drums, drum liners are resourceful products that help eliminate contamination, and ease the cleaning process.
Food Container Conveyer BeltFood Containers Buying Guide
An overview of the different types of container packaging types, materials and corresponding applications are detailed here.
How Hydraulic Jacks Work
Hydraulic jacks use force generated by pressure to lift heavy loads. They are commonly used in the industrial and automotive industries.
Medical PackagingMedical Packaging Buying Guide
Types of medical packaging, packaging materials, and medical packaging standards are explored here.
Fiberglass fiberSafety and Health Concerns: Fiberglass
Fiberglass is commonly used as insulation in buildings across the country that is safe to use granted precautions are taken.
UPC bar codeUPC Bar Codes
Universal product codes (UPC) are a commonly-used barcode symbology for tracking inventory of commercial products.
anti static corrugated cardboardAnti-Static Corrugated Cardboard
Static electricity can accumulate if proper precautions arenâ(TM)t taken in material handling operations, which can result in damaged goods. Anti-static corrugated cardboard can prevent these buildups and ensure product protection.
Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems
Automated storage and retrieval systems are partly or fully-automated organization plans for maintaining warehouse inventory and optimizing receiving and delivery processes.

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