Pentalift News Blog
December 28, 2015, 10:38 am - In today’s competitive economic environment companies are constantly searching for ways to reduce costs. Maintenance and repair is often overlooked as a possible source of savings, but there are strategies that can be employed which result in significant savings in this department. There are traditional strategies that companies use to save money on maintenance, but […]
December 21, 2015, 11:09 am - While Pentalift offers a wide range of pre-engineered solutions for many routine lift table applications, our true specialty is learning about a customer's unique application and coming up with custom lift table solutions for their requirements. Here is a recent example of a case study that illustrates how Pentalift will work with the customer to develop custom equipment.
The result is a lift table with a dual direction sliding platform, and with safety elements that prevent the slide from operating until the lift table has exited the pit, and once the lift table is out of the pit, additional safety elements that will ensure the slide has returned to the home position before permitting the lift table to return into the pit. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
December 21, 2015, 9:38 am - Mechanical Engineering is a rewarding occupation, but it is not without its risks. Injuries occur, but the reason why they occur is often for a variety of causes that are within the control of personnel. Neglect on the part of staff and management are a large factor in a number of workplace injuries. Other times […]
December 7, 2015, 9:00 am - Emergency planning is important for any business, and in warehouses it is particularly important. With so many people in one location along with tonnes of goods and equipment, the risk of injury, loss of life and damage to property in the event of an emergency is that much greater. However there are very specific actions […]
November 30, 2015, 4:13 pm - The majority of dock lift control stations are electrically operated to both raise and lower the platform, so if there is a power failure the control buttons will not operate the lift table. If the dock lift is in the elevated position when the power failure occurs you will not be able to lower the dock lift unless the power unit is equipped with an optional manual lowering valve. The manual lowering valve would be located on the power unit, and when opened, the hydraulic oil in the lift cylinders will be directed back to the reservoir. This will permit the table to lower. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.