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Material Handling Equipment Terminology

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Material Handling Equipment Material handling equipment (MHE) is any equipment or products used to transport, store, and control industrial goods/materials throughout the industrial process of manufacturing, warehousing, consumption, and disposal. Material Handling Equipment Manufacturer
Rolling Ladders A self-supporting ladder with a top step platform and casters Rolling Ladders
Step Stool A variation of a ladder and a stool. A support platform typically with 1-3 steps. Optimal for a target height of 6-10' Step Stools
Crossover Mini crossovers are perfect when you only need a small space to cross over. Ideal for crossing over pipes, electrical conduits or other permanent objects. Industrial Crossover
Ladder Tread The horizontal step of a ladder or stairway. Treads can be different material and styles. Industrial treads typically are perforated, serrated, or vinyl. Ladder Tread Types
Swing Gate A fall protection device to guard floor openings or dangerous areas. Swing gates mount to rails, posts, walls, and swing open in one direction. Industrial Swing Gates
Drum Cradle Drum cradles are a piece of equipment used to hold, lift, and transport steel drums and barrels. Pallet rack drum cradles are designed to be lifted with a forklift and set on a pallet rack beam. Pallet Rack Drum Cradles
M Divider A vertical divider in the shape of an "M" for pallet racks to separate and hold material. Typical products used with m dividers include: windows, doors, trim, and pipe. Pallet Rack M Dividers