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Material Handling Tips & Info

March 2005:

Calculating Conveyor Speeds

The standard speed for most unit handling conveyors is 65 feet per minute -- the same average speed a person walks when carrying a 50 pound box. Other speeds, both faster and slower than 65 FPM, are also available. However, some facts should be pointed out when changing speeds...

Cisco-Eagle Opens RFID Resource Site

Since so many of our customers touch the retail and wholesale supply chains, we've created an RFID site to help companies understand RFID issues and implementation...

Material Flow Analysis, from CEI Logistics

Most companies consider material flow when initially designing their distribution center. Unfortunately, that is often the last time they consider it. Our friends at CEI Logistics have some pointers for you on making sure material flow matches your current situation...

OSHA's E-Tool on Hearing in the Workplace

With chattering machinery, whirling conveyors, and the hum of production equipment, warehouses and manufacturing plants are especially vulnerable to noise issues. OSHA has compiled an online eTool to assist companies with hearing protection issues.

Conveyor Spotlight: Hytrol Model ABEZ zero pressure live roller accumulation conveyor

The many features provided by its' patented EZLogic ® accumulation system makes it the most versatile conveyor of its type. The conveyor consists of accumulation zones each of which contains an EZLogic ® accumulation module.