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How to select Material Handling Equipments for your Business?

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Choosing an appropriate MHE or Material Handling Equipments can be a daunting mission for various manufacturing firms since it needs a significant investment of funds. Hence, a company needs to make an informed decision before purchasing these equipment.

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How to select Material Handling Equipments for your Business?

  1. 1. How to select Material Handling Equipments for your Business? Trimech Engineers Pvt. Ltd.
  2. 2. Material Handling Equipments • Choosing an appropriate MHE or Material Handling Equipments can be a daunting mission for various manufacturing firms since it needs a significant investment of funds. • Hence, a company needs to make an informed decision before purchasing these equipment. Companies need to weigh different factors before selecting the right material handling equipment. • You need to bear in mind the nature and quantity of materials being moved, what distance they need to be moved and how often they are required to be move. • Another think that you also need to consider is the arrangement of your facility. It may sound unimportant, but you need to ensure that the MHE is sourced from a reliable Material Handling Equipments Manufacturer like Trimech India.
  3. 3. List Material handling equipment for your business: List of Material Handling Equipment • Layout of your warehouse • Type of Materials • Production Type • Production • Price of the Material Handling Equipment • Life of the Material Handling Equipment • Maintenance
  4. 4. Layout of your warehouse • Before selecting material handling equipment, you need to bear in mind the layout of your warehouse. • Factors like door width, ceiling height, pillars and columns, aisle width, variation in floor levels, strength of walls and the floor etc. have an impact on what kind of MHE you choose.
  5. 5. Type of Materials • Weight of material, shape, size of the material are also factors. Other things like nature of the material, fragility need to be considered as well while selecting material handling equipment. • Materials having flow pattern that is vertical will need pipes, conveyors and elevators. On the other hand, materials having flow pattern that is horizontal, will required trucks. For instance, the Bucket Elevator is appropriate for moderate kind of material whereas the Apron Feeder is perfect for heavy load materials. • To transport material on a continuously, then the perfect choice to serve this purpose is the Belt Conveying System.
  6. 6. Production Type • The nature of production has a significant influence on the type of material handling equipment you choose. Depending on the type of production, you need to choose a suitable Material Handling Equipment. • For productions in batches, powered trucks are apt whereas for mass production, conveyors are perfect. Despite the fact that conveyors are expensive, they can manage high volume production. Conversely, trucks are highly flexible.
  7. 7. Production Machines • The output of various production machines will vary. Hence, the material handling equipment you choose must be able to give maximum output.
  8. 8. Price of the Material Handling Equipment • You need to find a Material Handling Equipments Supplier who can give you the equipment at a reasonable price. You don’t want to invest in an equipment that costs a lot of money. So, price definitely matters and you need to look for a supplier who provides you the equipment at an economical price.
  9. 9. Life of the Material Handling Equipment • A material handling equipment is not something that you invest in every now and then. Do your research and choose an equipment made by a reliable company. Ensure that the equipment you purchase has a decent shelf life.
  10. 10. Maintenance • The Material Handling Equipment you buy should be low in maintenance. What is the point if you have to waste your energy and money in maintaining your MEA?
  11. 11. Contact Us Email : info@trimechindia.com Call Us: +91-79-25840557 Adrress: 4102/2,Phase No: 4, Nika Tube Cross Road, Near Hanuman Temple, G.I.D.C Vatva, Ahmedabad - 382445, Gujarat - India.

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