It's official: July 2012 was the hottest on record. No wonder, then, that we've been thinking about refrigerated and freezer warehouses a lot lately. (And yes, we do think about them. That's where ice cream comes from, doesn't it?) So it was especially apropos to receive some tips for keeping conveyors running smoothly in cold environments.
The tips came courtesy of Viastore Systems Inc., the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based provider of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), conveyor systems, and warehouse management software. Here, in brief, are the company's recommendations for keeping your conveyors "comfortable" in the cold:
Viastore has published an article that explains these tips in more detail. To request a copy, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (855) 539-8895.