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Battery Handling Systems, Inc. Adds to its Growing Line of Warehouse Equipment

August 22, 2016 – St. Louis, Missouri – Battery Handling Systems, Inc. (BHS), a leading manufacturer of battery handling and warehouse equipment, introduced five new warehouse product categories in late June of this year. “We’re excited to expand our warehouse equipment line with a new set of ergonomic products,” said Katy Cortinovis, Marketing Manager at BHS. “Just like our battery handling equipment, these machines are made of heavy duty steel, so they’re perfect for industrial applications.” The new additions to the BHS Warehouse Equipment lineup include: Tilt Tables – BHS Tilt Tables (TT) hold loads at a comfortable working height and angle. Push-button controls allow the operator to conveniently adjust the table via a self-contained hydraulic power unit. The Powered… Continue Reading

TT-966: Vacuum and Magnet Performance

Models Affected: All Extractors with vacuum or magnet extraction Important tips to ensure the vacuum cup or magent are performing to their full potential. Description: BHS extractors with vacuum or magnet extraction make batttery changes quick and efficient. Poor vacuum or magnet performance can lead to diminished efficiency and amplified operator frustration from repeatedly re-attaching the vacuum cup or magnet to a battery during each change-out. Addressing the following items will help to optimize the vacuum or magnet extraction. Recommendations: Proper Mounting – Magnets should be mounted so that they are parallel to the battery. Mounting hardware should be equally tightened so that the magnet pulls evenly so as not to pull one end away from the battery before the… Continue Reading

Medical Waste Disposal: Safety Challenges and Solutions

Hazardous medical waste has a peculiar life cycle. Administrative and non-hazardous health care waste tends to follow the same pattern as trash generated in any industry; uncontaminated paper, glass, and metals should be recycled. Food waste, ideally, would be composted. Mundane garbage will end up in a landfill. But when we talk about “medical waste disposal,” the real question is… Continue Reading

The Easiest Way to Carry Drywall at Construction Sites

Ergonomics in the construction industry has come a long way, but there are still materials that present particular handling challenges. Large panels are among the most difficult to transport and install; there’s simply no easy way to grasp them. At least with windows and other plates of glass, you can use a vacuum lift. Moving drywall is another story. Even… Continue Reading

How Tilt Tables Improve Ergonomics for Order Packing

Perfecting ergonomics is a never-ending challenge, especially in material handling applications. You may have your Shipping/Receiving Desks set up perfectly for your staff, with corners cut to reduce reaching. You might even provide Lift Tables to adjust the height of certain work tasks. But what happens when a client changes package sizes on you? As the size and placement of… Continue Reading