Warehouses are large open structures that are utilized by many industries that are involved completely or partially in manufacturing, wholesale, importing and exporting. They are places of storage and also places of constant movement. The work that happens in a warehouse often requires the use of mobile material handling equipment that is pertinent to the specific types of things that need to be moved, either from one department to the next, or from shelve to loading dock or vice versa. Due to the constant movement that is required and type of wear and tear that is encountered in a regular workday it is vital to have the appropriate types of material handling equipment that are matched to the job and that are quality made and durable.
A Common Item
One of the items that is a regular sight in many warehouses is a particular type of material handling equipment, the two wheeled hydraulic pedalift. The pedalift is a great option to utilize for moving boxes and other items, allowing for the easy loading and unloading and transport due to its particular design. When trying to choose the right type of equipment that is best suited to the job at hand, it can be challenging with all the available choices of types of equipment. And once it is decided which type of equipment will be the best match, it can then be very difficult to determine which manufacturer and brand to go with.
Knowing What to Choose, and Who to Get it From
A trustworthy manufacturer of pedalifts is Wesco. A standard available option of the pedalift offered by Wesco is the Two Wheeled Hydraulic Steel Pedalift. It is available in different models that come with slightly different features and in different sizes. One of the major differences between some of the models is the option between a platform model and a fork model, distinguishing the part that lifts and holds the material being moved. The specific features of the pedalift offer certain benefits. For example the design of the beveled platform allows it to be lowered all the way to the ground to make for easy loading and unloading. And the platform does not remain slanted, it moves from forward tilted position to completely level with a couple of pumps on the foot lever, allowing for stable transport of the material being lifted and moved. Additionally, the foot operated hydraulic pump lever easily stores out of the way when not in use, and is held in place with a magnetic catch, making for a more streamlined and less clumsy design.
Durable and Sturdy
Most of the available models are constructed of steel, which provides an industrial strength, durable piece of material handling equipment that can withstand heavy-duty wear and tear like that, that it would come in contact with in a warehouse setting. Most of the models have a load capacity of up to 750lbs and are made moveable by size eight, moldon rubber caster wheels. Although many of the pedalifts are two wheeled versions, there are also four-wheeled versions available. They have two larger caster wheels in the back and two smaller caster wheels in the front for a different type of mobility. No Matter the specific job for which you need a pedalift, there are options to suit every need.
A Plethora Of Material Handling Equipment Options
There are many different types of material handling equipment available. With advances in today’s technologies and different materials options there are not only different types of equipment, but different models and levels of quality. Some other types of material handling equipment that may be useful to your line of business include: carts, hand trucks, platform trucks, dollies, shipping and dock equipment, lift equipment and drum handling equipment. And each category of equipment offers a wide range of specified options to be able to match every job’s needs. Take for example, some of the hand truck options that are available that may include: standard-duty hand trucks, aluminum Cobra-lite hand trucks, mini-cobra hand trucks, industrial-duty steel hand trucks, aluminum standard and heavy-duty hand trucks, convertible steel hand trucks, heavy-duty and specialty hand trucks, touch and tilt drum hand trucks, vending and appliance hand trucks, high-frame hand trucks, tilting hand trucks and more. Additionally, some of the possible available options for dollies may include: folding handle platform trucks available in steel, wood dollies, stainless and aluminum, heavy-duty machine dollies, and plastic platform, lightweight folding trucks among others. It is also good to keep in mind that with all of the options available today, there are options available to suit to every price range. And it is also good to keep in mind that sometimes it can be more beneficial to choose to buy quality equipment that will last over long periods of time knowing that you can choose to purchase small replacements parts as they wear out. This can help to ensure that the equipment you have stays in top condition while maintaining less overhead costs for your business budget.
A Source You Can Trust
No matter what type of material handling equipment that you are in need of, Douglas Equipment has something for you. With over fifty years in the material handling business we understand your needs. We continue to offer trusted, fast and accurate customer service, asking you the right questions so that we can better fine-tune our advice for equipment choices. We maintain a full in-stock variety of options and can also order items in a manner so as to have you on the go as fast as possible. We pride ourselves in helping you find the piece of movement equipment and accessories that are best matched for the job you need to accomplish, at the best price. Please contact us Toll-free at 1-800-451-0030, locally at 305-888-3700, or by faxing us at 305-883-9563. We can also be reached electronically by contacting us through the Contact Us section on our website. We look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for choosing to contact us.