Pentalift News Blog
August 8, 2016, 10:42 am - Automated storage and retrieval systems, sometimes known as ASRS or AS/RS, are made of a variation of computer-controlled systems that will automatically place and retrieve loads from set storage locations. Many companies rely on automated storage retrieval systems because they are warehouse-safe and have no room for error. Besides being safe and offering ease-of-use, AS/RS […]
August 5, 2016, 9:58 am - This question is asked often. A 1hp, 3hp; 5hp etc. power unit will all raise a dock lift of any capacity. The reason for increasing the horsepower rating is related to the lifting speed. As the lifting capacity gets increased, additional lift cylinders are required to lift the extra weight. To fill the lift cylinders in a time that is acceptable to raise the dock lift, the volume of oil being pumped to the lift cylinders is increased. This requires a larger volume pump. To operate the larger volume pump, a higher horsepower rated motor is required. Contact a Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
August 1, 2016, 10:29 am - In a busy warehouse, there is no room for error. In order to reduce error, companies rely on warehouse management systems (WMS). When choosing the right WMS for your warehouse, it’s important not to make the following mistakes. These mistakes are costly and can threaten the safety of your employees. Not doing your due-diligence Before […]
July 25, 2016, 9:28 am - Workplace safety and productivity are essential to the success of any business. There are unique needs that need to be addressed, and operators must be mindful of other employees while working in warehouses. Personnel carriers increase the safety of employees and the efficiency of your operations. The following are 3 reasons to have a personnel […]
July 18, 2016, 9:22 am - Changeovers are an essential part of manufacturing. Equipment requires ongoing maintenance that includes the repair and replacement of various components. Other aspects of your manufacturing that require attention include changes to your entire program and production systems. Knowing how to reduce changeover times will maximize your revenue and productivity while preventing some of the most […]