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Stationary Pallet Changer simplifies load transfer

Thursday, 4 September 2014 ( #683 )
The Stationary Pallet Changer, for transferring goods from wooden pallets to plastic pallets or vice-versa. Click for larger view
The Stationary Pallet Changer, for transferring goods from wooden pallets to plastic pallets or vice-versa. Click for larger view
Many applications, such as Food and Pharmaceuticals, simply cannot allow the use of wooden pallets due to hygiene restrictions and/or contamination risks. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points, (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practice, (GMP), guidelines and U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration, (FDA), regulations are all set in place to help ensure public health safety. What can they do to comply? A simple solution is to implement captive load carriers, (aluminum, plastic, stainless steel or high grade pallets), for internal use and then transfer the goods to lessor expensive pallets for outbound shipments.
The Stationary Pallet Changer (SPC) of MSE-Forks simplifies this process and offers an affordable means of doing so. The SPC transfers unit loads from one load carrier to another. It can be placed within a receiving area where inbound goods can quickly be transferred to captive pallets, (typically plastic or aluminum pallets), and the wooden pallets can then be isolated from the rest of the facility. For outbound shipments, the process is reversed. Unlike a pallet inverter, the Stationary Pallet Changer does not invert the goods. This means products such as liquids, meat, poultry, powders, etc.. can be transferred without risk of spillage.
Stationary Pallet Changer
The Stationary Pallet Changer can be used in combination with RollerForks®, Push-Pull equipment or Load Push. Benefits:
  • Improved handling speeds
  • Reduced risk of product damage (No clamping, no inversion)
  • Lower maintenance due to simple construction design and no rotation parts
  • Ease of operation - even for novice operators
  • Remote control operation helps decrease handling cycle times
  • "Plug & play"....easy to install
  • Small floor space requirement
Safety features:
  • Faceplate speed reduction for end positions
  • Adjustable faceplate speed
  • Safety circuit CAT3/PLd.
  • Safety cage
  • Adjustable limit for receiving range of remote
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Options:
  • Dual speed
  • Stainless steel construction.
  • Safety circuit category like CAT3/PLe.
  • Can be transported in separate components.
MSE-Forks is based in The Netherlands, with a wholly owned subsidiary in the USA and distributors in more than 60 countries worldwide. The company leads the world market as the largest producer of hydraulic lift truck forks, more commonly known as "KOOI-REACHFORKS®"; However, MSE-Forks also produces a wide range of other innovative material handling solutions including: telescopic Jib Crane attachments and booms as well as a complete range of pallet-less handling solutions such as ROLLERFORKS®, Push-Pulls, Stationary Pallet Changers and more, www.slip-sheet-attachments.com. The latest MSE-FORKS product to be introduced to the market is the patented FLEX-OPS, a safety enhancement for forklift trucks that helps prevent tip over accidents, www.mse-ops.com..
MSE Forks St. Jacobiparochie, Netherlands Telephone: +31 518 492929 email: send us a message Website: www.mse-forks.com
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