unit load


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unit load

[′yü·nət ′lōd]
(industrial engineering)
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"Whether that be from a structural standpoint by predicting the unitized stress distribution, or the compression strength of the packaging, or the strength and stiffness of the pallet, Best Load models an existing or a prototype unit load and identifies any areas of under-or over-design," explains Braden White, executive director of Marshall White's packaging research and consulting firm, White & Company.
Over the past 34 years, ACL Airshop has become a worldwide one-stop-shop for leasing, sales, repair and fleet control of Unit Load Devices ("ULDs") and cargo devices manufacturing for the aviation industry.
Each device has low bus currents (+220?A/-150?A), so it presents a "1/5 unit load" to the RS-485 bus.
The services in the CHEP Solutions Portfolio address specific challenges now facing the extended retail-industry supply chain, including product damage, failed unit loads, empty trailer miles and much more.
By optimizing the shipping case, which entailed no change to the retail unit or the number of retail units per case, they generated a solution that allowed for 60 cases per pallet in the same unit load. While the cost of the new corrugated box went down 2 percent, the real benefit was getting 120 cases per floor spot.
Both are used primarily in larger warehouses for tracking and retrieving unit load information in a complex environment."
The Valu-Lift vertical lift is a light-duty, 4-strand, continuous lift, light-duty conveyor designed to handle cartons and other smooth-bottom unit loads up to 50 pounds.
Reciprocating vertical conveyors have counterweighted lift mechanisms that cut the effective unit load weight in half, thus reducing horsepower and power requirements.
Line of reciprocating vertical conveyors feature counterweighted lift mechanisms that cut the effective unit load weight in half, thereby reducing horsepower and power requirements.
Packaging science will be housed in Virginia Tech's Center for Unit Load Design, which features a package-testing laboratory and a unit load testing laboratory.
This final rule contains policy and a contract clause requiring contractors to affix passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, at the case and palletized unit load levels, when shipping certain items to certain DoD locations.
The system houses three ETV serving 754 Unit Load Device (ULD) storage positions, four transfer vehicles and 15 workstations serving the productive area of the terminal.

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