Sweeper

Definition: What is a Sweeper? In a material handling context, most warehouse operations use motorized sweeper equipment (battery- or fuel-driven). These machines typically carry two rotary brooms in the front as they scrub and sweep at the same time. Scrubbing machines also have drying capabilities that can be added onto them if needed for your …

Safety Mats

Definition: What is a Safety Mat? Production and warehousing facilities install safety mats in order to protect floors, trap dirt and water as well as preventing slip-and and fall accidents. To prevent tripping hazards, many use either beveled edges or yellow borders that draw attention while others opt for both features on their flooring materials …

Rack Safety Nets

Definition: What are Rack Safety Nets? A retractable safety net, mounted at the top and bottom to a cable offset from a pallet rack is known as a rack guard for a pallet rack. By definition, the net’s sides, latched to vertical members of the pallet rack, provide safety as the net extends across the …

Partition System

Definition: What is a Partition System? Partition systems, also known as room dividers or just dividers, are architectural devices used to separate areas based on their uses, as well as a number of other considerations. A number of types of partitions exist, to accommodate such differing needs as separating goods because of their chemical or …

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 …