Echo - The time elapsed between pulse emission and reception that is used to determine target position in an ultrasonic proximity sensor.
- Economic Justification
Economic Justification - A comparison of alternative material handling equipment and the assessment of its impact on a company as far as taxes, depreciation, inflation and initial cost. Generally...click for the full definition
- Effective Beam
Effective Beam - The usable beam diameter in photoelectric transmitted beam sensing which equals the lens diameter of the light source and receiver.
- Efficient Consumer Response
Efficient Consumer Response - This initiative, begun in the grocery industry, that \"links\" all the components in the supply channel from the producer of the goods to the point of sale so as to c...click for the full definition
- Efficient Cubing
Efficient Cubing - Refers to the optimal usage of the internal space of truck trailers.
- Electric Hoist
Electric Hoist - A suspended machinery unit that is powered by electrically driven motors and is used to lift or lower a freely suspended (unguided) load. Generally uses chain or wire rope a...click for the full definition
- Electric Overhead Crane
Electric Overhead Crane - A crane with a single or multiple girder (bridge girder) bridge carrying a movable or fixed hoisting mechanism and traveling on an overhead fixed runway structure wit...click for the full definition
Electrification - The track mounted conductor system by which the moving equipment receives its electrical power. All of the electrical components that go into providing power to an ...click for the full definition
- Electronic Data Interchange
Electronic Data Interchange - A process by which the purchasing operation of one company is electronically linked with the order entry operation of another in order to \"speed\" ordering, reduce t...click for the full definition
- Empty Pallet Stacker
Empty Pallet Stacker - A transporter or device used to distribute, move and store empty pallets.
- Enclosed Track
Enclosed Track - A track section, usually in a rectangular tube shape, that possesses a continuous slot running lengthwise along the underside of the section. This slot permits...click for the full definition
- Enclosed Track Monorail
Enclosed Track Monorail - A track section, usually in a rectangular tube shape, that possesses a continuous slot running lengthwise along the underside of the section. This slot permits carriers...click for the full definition
- End Effector
End Effector - An attachment, such as grippers, spraying nozzles, welding tooling, and measuring devices, connected to the mechanical portion of a manipulator, balancers, positioner, or robot. General...click for the full definition
- End Side Axle Load Capacity
End Side Axle Load Capacity - The maximum amount of single axle laod (in the case of rolling loads) which may be applied to the loading edge of a lift platform (end or side) when the lift is in it...click for the full definition
- End Side Edge Load Capacity
End Side Edge Load Capacity - The maximum amount of static load that can be applied to the edge of a platform (end or side) when the lift is in any raised position.
- Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning - Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, is a refinement to MRP/MRP II. With the addition of a relational database, a graphical user interface, and client/server arch...click for the full definition
Ergonomic - The design of working conditions to better accommodate the human body\'s capabilities and limitations (human factors). Ergonomics is also known as the study of work...click for the full definition
- ESD Container
ESD Container - Any container that is designed to dissipate electrostatic discharge via it\'s material composition or configuration.
- ESD Product
ESD Product - Any product designed to dissipate electrostatic discharge in it\'s construction or composition.
- ESD Tote
ESD Tote - A tote or bin that is designed to dissipate electrostatic discharge via it\'s composition materials or configuration.
- Euro Pallet
Euro Pallet - The standard pallet in Europe. It is 1200 mm by 800 mm in dimension and has a wood block design between the top and bottom permitting four-way or four-sided entrance by...click for the full definition
- Excess Gain
Excess Gain - The point at which just enough light intensity is present to trigger a photoelectric sensor given the usable area of the lens, For example, an excess gain of two ...click for the full definition
- Exchange Pallet
Exchange Pallet - Refers to a pallet that is used by several shippers whose ownership is transferred when the ownership of the unit load is transferred.
- Expendable Pallet
Expendable Pallet - A pallet utilized for a single transaction and is not expected to be returned.
- Explosion Proof
Explosion Proof - Equipment designed in accordance with existing codes and standards such that it will operate in a specified hazardous environment without causing an explosion. For further info...click for the full definition