- Package Detection
Package Detection - The use of sensors to identify the presence of an object typically to actuate another device for the process of identification, sorting, sizing, etc.
- Pallet Dimensions
Pallet Dimensions - Pallet dimensions are generally shown in inches. Measurement points to determine a pallet\'s dimensions: 1. Length=distance between pallet ends (inclusive of overhang) and ...click for the full definition
- Pallet Dispenser
Pallet Dispenser - A pallet dispenser replaces manual pallet handling and is a key part of many palletizing systems. The device feeds empty pallets for a robotic palletizer to place products. Pallet...click for the full definition
- Pallet Double Wing
Pallet Double Wing - A pallet constructed in such a way as to have the top deck extending out from opposite sides.
- Pallet Exchange Program
Pallet Exchange Program - A program agreed upon by several shippers and receivers with each party assuming responsibility for the total inventory of pallets. These parties exchange pallets on a on...click for the full definition
- Pallet Flow Rack
Pallet Flow Rack - May be considered back-to-back selective rack. Inclined conveyor wheel sections are installed in the rack enabling back-loaded pallets are allowed to flow by gravity to the ...click for the full definition
- Pallet Length
Pallet Length - The first dimension stated in categorizing or describing a pallet.
- Pallet Life
Pallet Life - The usable life of a pallet and is expressed in time in use or in the number of trips that the pallet has been in service.
- Pallet Lifter
Pallet Lifter - A below-the-hook lifting device that utilizes forks in its design and serves to take the role of forklift forks while utilizing the capabilities of a crane and/or hoist. Ge...click for the full definition
- Pallet Pattern
Pallet Pattern - The layer- by- layer arrangement or pattern of boxes/cartons as they are placed on a pallet. Robotic palletizers arrange items on a pallet in a specific way.
- Pallet Performance
Pallet Performance - The performance of a pallet as expressed in terms of durability, stability (lateral), degree of stiffness or rigidity, and strength.
- Pallet Racks
Pallet Racks - A single or multi-level structural storage system that is utilized to support high stacking of single items or palletized load. Click on the links for more information on stationa...click for the full definition
- Pallet Stacking Frame
Pallet Stacking Frame - A load securing device that often can take the place of containers or bins. This device consists on iron posts and connecting frame members resting on the four corners of a p...click for the full definition
- Pallet Truck
Pallet Truck - A manually powered fork truck. The operator physically pushes the forks into the opening on the pallet and \"jacks\" the racheting lift mechanism so as to raise the pallet off the flo...click for the full definition
Pallet - Generally constructed of plastic, metal or wood, a pallet is a piece of transportation/movement equipment utilized in the movement of unit loads. Usually \"fork-liftable\" in that it is...click for the full definition
Palletizer- Palletizers are special machines capable of building a complete unit load on a pallet. Although the most common application is for cases, some palletizers can also handle sacks and bags...click for the full definition
Photoelectric- A form of sensor that uses light to detect the presence or absence of a physical object.
Picking- The act of selecting and accumulating items that have been ordered. Abel Womack offers several ways for items to be picked. Click on the links to view options such as voice recognition, ca...click for the full definition
- Platform Conveyor
Platform Conveyor- Another form of the conventional poternoster is the platform conveyor that consists of multiple, equally spaced battens which form rigid horizontal surfaces in one direction (up and...click for the full definition
- Platform Truck
Platform Truck- Industrial truck with a platform rather than forks for supporting the load: it cannot lift, load or unload.
Poternoster- A type of vertical conveyor that provides for continuous operation of multiple, equally spaced, load-carrying units fixed to chains that move continuously in an endless loop. &nbs...click for the full definition
- Powered Conveyor
Powered Conveyor- Conveyor of any type that\'s movement is driven by motors and drives. Power may be electrical or pneumatic. For more information on our conveyor options, click here.
- Push Back Rack
Push Back Rack- Utilizing wheels in the rack structure, this rack system allows palletized goods and materials to be stored by being pushed up a gently graded ramp. Stored materials are allowed to f...click for the full definition