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Tutorial Guide – New Style vs. Old Style Teardrop Pallet Racks

 In this short tutorial, Material Handling veteran Jason Dieter shares some insider insights about the different styles of beams that work with the many versions of teardrop style pallet rack. Jason not only demonstrates the difference between old style and new style racks, but also reveals some of the hybrids found in the marketplace as well.

A View of the rack from up top

Old Style VS. New Style Teardrop Pallet Rack

 

Video Tutorial – Pallet Rack “Quik-Ship” – Pallet Rack Uprights

In this short video tutorial, Eric Moen gives a quick tour of the uprights available in the rack warehouse while reviewing the many sizes & capacities currently available for fast 48-hour shipping  via SJF’s “Quik-Ship” program.

Pallet Rack Uprights

Innovation in Automation Alive & Well in Minnesota

spiral curve, conveyor spiral, automation, SJF material handling

The SJF automation team continues to spearhead going projects for growing businesses here in Minnesota. Final testing and work was completed on this pre-owned powered spiral conveyor this past week. An impressive piece of equipment, this spiral is just one of the many components associated with several ongoing automation projects that Frank  Sterner’s team of  Matt Johnson, Dave Kiefer, Brian Springer currently have in the works.

According to project manager Frank Sterner, the powered spiral shown below is just one of several  automation components scheduled to be installed for a growing order fulfillment operation SJF is working with right here in Minnesota. For additional  information about design, engineering & project management services and how they may work for you go to Genesys Material Handling 

 

Powered Spiral Conveyor (3 of 6) Powered Spiral Conveyor (4 of 6) Powered Spiral Conveyor (6 of 6)

Video Tutorial – Pallet Rack “Quik-Ship” – Pallet Rack Uprights

In this short video tutorial Eric Moen covers some of the many sizes and capacities of pallet rack uprights available via SJF’s 48-hour quick-ship program.http://www.sjf.com/blog/?p=3366https://youtu.be/Vu_fyFUjyFc

Video Guide to Pallet Rack Quick Ship – Pallet Rack Beams – Sizes & Capacities

Tutorial Guide to Pallet Rack Quick Ship – Pallet Rack Beams – Sizes & Capacities

In this short  video tutorial, Eric Moen gives a quick tour while reviewing the many sizes & capacities of beams available for quick 48-hour ship  via SJF’s “Quik-Ship” program.
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SJF acquires four Remstar Vertical Carousels this Week.

4 ea.  Remstar vertical carousels coming down in Minneapolis, MN April 2015 and will be offered for sale online at Used Vertical Carousels

 

Remstar Vertical Carousel Video

All brand name 20+ ft. vertical carousel  have been hard to come by of late.

These 4 units are exceptional machines in great condition and in great demand.

Unit Specs- 21’2” Tall x 118.5” Wide x 65” Deep x 36 Bins each unit