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Materials Handling Handbook. 2nd Edition - Product Image

Materials Handling Handbook. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2220063
  • January 1985
  • 1488 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Sponsored jointly by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and International Material Management Society, this single source reference is designed to meet today's need for updated technical information on planning, installing and operating materials handling systems. It not only classifies and describes the standard types of materials handling equipment, but also analyzes the engineering specifications and compares the operating capabilities of each type. Over one hundred professionals in various areas of materials handling present efficient methods, procedures and systems that have significantly reduced both manufacturing and distribution costs.

Partial table of contents:

Basic Materials Handling Concepts .

UNIT MATERIALS HANDLING.

Unit Load Concepts.

Automatic Guided Vehicles.

Conveyors.

Containers.

Positioning Equipment.

BULK MATERIALS HANDLING.

Properties of Bulk Solids.

Design of Bins and Hoppers.

Feeders.

Bucket Elevators.

Sampling and Weighing.

Excavators.

TRANSPORTATION INTERFACE.

Rail and Water Transportation.

Truck and Air Transportation.

SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT, AND HUMAN FACTORS.

Appendixes.

Index.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
International Material Management Society (IMMS)

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