5 Best Material Handling Equipment

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The material managing the equipment sector encircles a contrasting range of tools, vehicles, appliances and accessories that are used at a construction site. Furthermore, the 5 main types of material handling equipment that one sees at any construction site generally include backhoe loaders, cranes, forklifts, dump trucks and front loaders.

• Backhoe loaders: They are amazing engineering and excavation vehicles. These consist of a tractor, front shovel and bucket and a small backhoe in the rear end. Backhoe loaders are generally used for transportation of building materials.

• Cranes: They come under a whole different family of material handling equipment that are commonly seen on many construction job sites. They are extensively used for lifting and setting things like heavy steel beams, pre-stressed concrete sections for buildings, materials and supplies to the upper stories of a high-rise and a host of other important jobsite material handling tasks. Terrain cranes, rough terrain cranes, truck mounted cranes and lattice boom cranes are some of the commonly known cranes.

• Forklifts: They are commonly known as forklift trucks. These are powerful industrial trucks and hence are utilised to lift and transport material by steel forks that are infused beneath the load at the construction sites. Normally, forklifts are utilised to move loads and equipment which is stored on pallets. Counter balance, reach truck and side loader are some of the commonly known deigns of forklifts.

• Dump trucks: They have another famous name and that is- production trucks. Dump trucks are used for transporting loose material such as sand, dirt and gravel for construction. The typical dump truck has a hydraulically operated open-box bed hinged at the rear, with the front being able to be lifted up to permit the contents to spill out on the surface. Standard dump truck, transfer dump truck, semi-trailer end dump truck, semi-trailer bottom dump truck, double and triple trailer, side dump trucks and off-road dump trucks are some of the commonly known types of dump trucks. While some come in different shapes with each one specified to bring about a particular task in the construction chain.

• Front loaders: They are also known as front end loaders. The front ladders are basically a kind of tractor that are generally wheeled and make use of a wide square tilting bucket on the end of movable arms to lift and shift material around at the construction site.

The bottom line is that each and every type of MHE has a wide variety of different features. MHE, in itself is a very wide industry. If you are interested in knowing more then, without much ado, contact ‘Optimum Group’ and check out the website hereà http://www.optimumgroup.com.au/contact. At Optimum Handling Solutions we are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are satisfied. You can also contact the team at Optimum Handling Solutions for more information on our materials handling equipment including lift, loading, elevating, packaging rc drone, wrapping and stacking or to discuss your custom materials handling needs and requirements. You can call them at 1800-367-008 or email them at sales@optimumgroup.com.au