Archive for February, 2014

February 25, 2014

Modular Drawer Cabinets at a Fraction of the Price

Lista Cabinet material handling technologies from DAK

Occasionally we run across a deal on used equipment that is just too good to pass up.  Recently, we acquired several high quality used  Stanley Vidmar & Lista modular drawer cabinets.  They are here in our shop and available for immediate viewing, purchase and shipment.  Even better, you can get them for a fraction of the cost over identical new equipment!

Vidmar Industrial Storage Cabinet drawers have a 400 lb. maximum capacity, and can store heavy metal tools and parts in all shapes and sizes.  These cabinets come with a variety of dividers that can be easily reconfigured for your use.  Additional dividers can also be ordered for further customization.

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February 18, 2014

How High is Too High?

Height to Depth Ratio for a material handling system from DAK

Understanding the Height-to-Depth Ratio for Single Rows

As you probably know, there’s a surprising amount of math involved in something that seems as simple as pallet racking.  While everyone in material handling understands that frame capacity is based on vertical beam spacing, the limits on frame height are less well known.

The Rack Manufacturer’s Institute standard  is based upon a six-to-one ratio of height to depth for a single row of pallet rack.  This requirement is in place as a safety measure to prevent the row from tipping over, even when anchored.

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