15. Automated Materials-Handling Systems

  1. George R. Strakosch and
  2. Robert S. Caporale
  1. Wayne A. Gilchrist

Published Online: 12 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch15

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Gilchrist, W. A. (2010) Automated Materials-Handling Systems, in The Vertical Transportation Handbook, Fourth Edition (eds G. R. Strakosch and R. S. Caporale), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949818.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Elevator World Magazine, 354 Morgan Avenue, P.O. Box 6507, Mobile, AL 36606, USA

Author Information

  1. deceased, formerly of the Translogic Corporation, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470404133

Online ISBN: 9780470949818

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Keywords:

  • automated materials-handling systems - in public buildings;
  • electric “car on track” conveyor systems;
  • selective vertical conveyor, automatically loading and unloading tote boxes at floors in a building

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Developing Technology

  • Automated Materials Handling in Public Buildings

  • Pneumatic Tube Systems

  • Selective Vertical Conveyor (Svc)

  • Electric “Car On Track” Conveyor Systems

  • Tote Box Lifts

  • Automated Cart Lifts

  • Track Systems-Overhead

  • Track Systems-in-Floor

  • Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Systems

  • Pallet Lifts

  • Economics

  • Summary