Handling Equipment

Handling equipment refers to mechanical equipment which is required for handling, moving, transporting, storage, control or protection of materials. There are four major categories of handling equipment, namely transport handling equipment, storage equipment, positioning equipment and unit load formation equipment. Access Platforms, Conveying Systems, Drum Handling Equipment, Forklift Trucks and Attachment etc. are common examples of handling equipment which are used in most industrial, manufacturing, warehouses, cargo or shipping facilities for handling various types of light or heavy equipment. Handling equipment comes in a wide variety and the capacity of a specific equipment will vary greatly from another one. For example, there are forklift trucks with maximum amount of weight carried ranging from few hundreds of kilograms to several tonnes.

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  1. Access Platforms
    - 44 Suppliers 729 Products

    Access platforms are used in several industries where workers are required to work at certain heights. Scissor Lifts, Stick Boom Lifts Push Around Verticals, Mast Lifts, Articulating Boom Lifts, Telehandlers are some of the most common types of access platforms. Access platforms are used for gaining access to heights and working height of an access platform can range anywhere from 3 to 50 metres or more.

  2. Conveying Systems
    - 65 Suppliers 447 Products

    Conveying systems allow one to move heavy or bulky objects from one place to another without any manual effort and are used in several industries. Conveyor systems can be found in aerospace, agriculture, food processing, automotive, chemical and bottling industries.

  3. Drum Handling Equipment
    - 20 Suppliers 628 Products

    Drum handling equipment are used for handling barrels, steel drums, plastic drums and fibre drums or other items of cylindrical shape. Drum handlers use spring loaded metal arms which provide tight and secure grip over the drum. Drum handlers for all size of barrels and drums are available in the market.

  4. Forklift Trucks and Attachments
    - 12 Suppliers 139 Products

    Forklift trucks are the most common type of lift trucks which are used for moving and carrying goods to a short distance. Most forklift trucks use a pallet supporting fork which can support weights of up to two to three tonnes.

  5. Mobile Steps
    - 37 Suppliers 3,065 Products

    Mobile steps as the name suggests are steps or ladders which can be easily moved from one place to another with the help of attached wheels. Mobile steps are almost always supported by their own platform which eliminates the need for any other type of support.

  6. Pallet Trucks
    - 22 Suppliers 397 Products

    Pallet trucks are the most basic types of forklifts which unlike forklift trucks can be based on manual power. Pallet trucks are designed to lift medium to small weights of a few quintals. Most pallet trucks use manual or electric power for lifting weight.

  7. Stackers
    - 9 Suppliers 77 Products

    Stackers are bulk material handling devices used for handling bulk material in tonnes. Capacity of a stacker is measured in tonnes of material handled per hour. Stackers are used for piling limestone, ore and cereals on a stockpile.

  8. Waste Management Equipment
    - 8 Suppliers 79 Products

    Waste management and recycling process require several types of machines and tools which are collectively known as waste management equipment. Waste management equipment such as dehydrators, compactors, extruders, magnetic separators, eddy current separators are used across many industries for waste management.

  9. Other
    - 54 Suppliers 844 Products

    Other products that didn't quite fit into any of the above categories.

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