For those of you who don’t know a lot about pallet rack, here are some helpful terms and definitions:
Accumulator Conveyor–Any conveyor designed to permit accumulation of packages, objects, or carriers. May be roller, live roller, belt, power-and-free, or chain conveyors.
Palletizer/Depalletizer–Palletizer is an automatic or semiautomatic machine, consisting of synchronized conveyor(s) and mechanisms to receive cartons from a conveyor(s) and place them onto pallets according to a prearranged pattern. The depalletizer is an automatic machine consisting of synchronized conveyors and mechanisms to disassemble a pallet load and discharge single cartons.
Batch Manufacturing–The production of parts or material in discrete runs, or batches, interspersed with other production operations or runs of other parts or materials.
Automatic Warehouse–A warehouse in which a substantial part of the receipt, storage and dispatch functions are performed without manual handling of the goods involved.
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