Spill Containment

Definition: What is Spill Containment? Spill containment products serve to prevent pollution of air, soil and water by hazardous materials, especially (and most frequently) liquids. Spill berms are used most frequently to contain oil-filled equipment, such as fuel tanks, truck washing decks, or any other places or items that may leak hazardous materials. In addition …

Non Corrugated Steel Containers

What are Non Corrugated Steel Containers? Containers strong enough to withstand shipment, storage, and handling range from large reusable steel boxes used for intermodal shipments to corrugated boxes. Those containers expected to survive long-distance travel and transfer between modes of transportation are usually made of corrugated steel, that is, sheet metal that has been rolled …

Knock Down Containers

Definition: What are Knock Down Containers? Containers with their walls made using composite panels that can be used as exterior sheathing in building construction at the point of destination of the shipped goods are known as knock-down containers. Assembled using a number of bolts, its four upright corner posts form a pair of steel angle …

Jib Crane

Definition: What is a Jib Crane? A type of crane, which has a horizontal member (known as jib or boom) that supports a moveable hoist fixed to a wall or to a floor-mounted pillar is known as jib crane. Used mostly in industrial premises and on military vehicles, the jib may swing through an arc, …

Air Curtains

Definition: What is an Air Curtain? Air curtains are devices used in large spaces such as warehouses, that are used to stop air and contaminants from tranvelling between two separated spaces. They incorporate down-facing fans over building entrances or openings between two spaces in which temperatures are set to differ. Another usage is as pneumatic …