Rolling Ladder

Definition: What is a Rolling Ladder? Ladders equipped with casters to permit them to be moved with ease from place to place are called rolling (or mobile) ladders. Constructed mostly of lightweight, corrosion-resistant and non-magnetic metals such as aluminium, these ladders find most use in storage areas and warehouses to allow access to high shelving. …

Lift Table

Definition: What is a Lift Table? A device that employs a scissors mechanism to raise or lower goods and/or persons is known as lift table. This equipment helps raise heavy loads, usually large in size, for relatively small distances. Lift tables are used mostly to handle pallets, load vehicles and position workers for particular, specialized …

Vertical Lift Module

  Definition: What are Vertical Lift Modules? A storage system that consists of two parallel columns each of which is divided into fixed shelf locations that can hold a single storage module such as a tray or tote is known as a Vertical Lift Module (VLM for short). These modules store items on trays and …

Automated Storage

Definition: What is Automated Storage? Computer-controlled systems that can place and retrieve loads from defined storage locations automatically are called the automated storage and retrieval system – the acronym used for this is either ASRS or AS/RS. The applications are used most frequently when a very high volume of loads are moved into and out …

Horizontal Carousel

Definition: What is a Horizontal Carousel? A storage device known as horizontal carousel consists of a fixed number of adjacent storage columns or bays. These bays are linked mechanically to either an overhead or floor-mounted drive mechanism. This link forms a complete loop. Each column consists of a fixed number of storage locations or bins. …