One vital task that all employees need to practice, regardless of skill level or age, is learning new information. At S&H Systems, we do our best to ensure that our team members are consistently expanding their knowledge by providing them with as much learning material as possible. Take a look at Part 3 of our Hytrol Terminology blog series to learn something new today!
Part 3 of Common Hytrol Terminology: G – I
Gate – A section of conveyor equipped with a hinge mechanism to provide an opening for a walkway, etc. (Manual or Spring Loaded)
Gravity Bracket – Brackets designed to permit gravity conveyors to be attached to the ends of a powered conveyor.
Gravity Conveyor – Roller or wheel conveyor over which objects are advanced manually by gravity.
Guard Rail – Members paralleling the path of a conveyor and limiting the objects or carriers to movement in a defined path.
HH – Prepaid with Hytrol paying the freight bill.
HTP – Hytrol pays freight.
Hog Rings – Rings used to hold the shaft in a roller.
Horizontal Floor Space – Floor space required for a conveyor.
Horsepower (HP) – A measure of the time rate of doing work defined as the equivalent of raising 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute. Electrically, one horsepower is 746 watts.
HZ HERTZ – Electrical terminology, a unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second. Most common cycle time is 60 Hertz.
Incline Conveyor Length – Determined by the elevation change from infeed to discharge versus the degree of incline. (See Hytrol General Catalog.)
Incline Conveyor – A conveyor transporting up a slope.
Infeed End – The end of a conveyor nearest the loading point.
Intermediate Bed – A middle section of conveyor not containing the drive or tail assemblies.
Interpolate – To compute intermediate values.
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