Pentalift News Blog
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 […]
July 15, 2016, 1:48 pm - Pentalift lift tables can have additional options included that will permit use as a work platform , or for riders to travel with the load. When there will be personnel riding on the table it must be equipped with guard rails on all sides that are not used for loading and unloading, and gates or chains for any side used for loading and unloading. Pentalift also recommends moving to checker plate on platform where there will be riders. If preferred, Pentalift can offer an anti-slip grit that is imbedded in the paint, but this grit will wear with traffic. Any tables where there are riders must have constant pressure controls…press and release controls are not permitted when there are riders. Finally, any application where there will personnel on or around the table must be reviewed for any potential pinch or shear points. Contact your Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
July 11, 2016, 9:20 am - Product launches require comprehensive strategies that help prevent many common issues related to assembly lines. But when your product launch is late, it can lead to unnecessary costs and impact the reputation of your business. Having the tools in place to avoid late product launches ensures that you maximize profits and prevent any disruptions to […]
July 7, 2016, 2:28 pm - Only if you are using a lift truck on your dock lift would you require an Automatic Hydraulic Roll-Off-Stop. When the dock lift is in the lowered, closed position, the roll-off-stop is flat. The lift truck drives across the roll-off-stop onto the platform. When the "up" button is activated, the roll-off-stop is powered into the vertical position before the dock lift begins to rise. When the dock lift is in the raised position, the lift truck drives onto the delivery truck. When the lift truck backs out of the truck, the roll-off-stop prevents the lift truck from accidentally driving off the dock lift and falling to the lower level. Contact a Pentalift Sales Representative for more information.
July 4, 2016, 9:27 am - Warehouses store a wide range of materials and products. Proper climate control is essential to the quality and performance of those materials. Warehouses that are located in areas with significant changes in temperature must work hard to protect their contents. The transfer of materials in and out of your warehouse makes it difficult to control […]