Shrink Wrap

Definition: What is Shrink Wrap? A protective wrapping for goods and/or materials using clear plastic film wound around the articles and then shrunk by heat is known as shrink wrap. After the package is wrapped perfectly, those who handle it apply heat that makes the film shrink, thus forming a sealed, tight-fitting package. The final …

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 …

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, …

Nonfolding Containers

Definition: What are Nonfolding Containers? A container with corners permanently helixed is known as the nonfolding container. These containers’ bodies or peripheral walls feature curved or partially curved cross-sections made by winding or bending material without folding along defined lines (with end walls of different materials). These containers are subject to the same specifications as …

Box Girder Crane

Definition: What is a Box Girder Crane? The box girder crane is an overhead travelling crane that uses a “box” configuration. The design includes a four-sided box. The box has a running surface plate for the hoist trolley that is attached to the bottom of the box. The box girder has greater loading capabilities. The …