CSS Releases Updated Application Guidelines for Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors

Friday, February 22, 2019

The Conveyors and Sortation Systems (CSS) industry group of MHI is pleased to announce completed updates to their Application Guidelines for Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors document.
The VRC subcommittee of CSS is responsible for the revision and maintenance of the application guidelines and works within the CSS community to develop information specific to vertical reciprocating conveyors. 
The document, for use in conjunction with ASME B20.1, is intended to illustrate to VRC equipment suppliers, installers, end users, inspectors, or others a clear and definitive argument as to the validity of applying only ASME B20.1 to Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors. This application guideline is intended to specifically apply to Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors (VRC) which are designed to raise and lower materials from one elevation to another. Equipment covered by this Application Guideline falls under ASME/ANSI B20.1-Safety Standard for Conveyors and Related Equipment.
This document can be downloaded for free at can be purchased at http://www.mhi.org/free/4572. For more information about the CSS group, visit mhi.org/css or contact Ashley Skidmore at askidmore@mhi.org.
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MHI is an international trade association that has represented the industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling, logistics and supply chain equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third-party logistics providers. Much of the work of the industry is done within its product- and solution-specific groups. The association also sponsors trade events, such as ProMat and MODEX, to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to education industry professionals on the productivity solutions provided through material handling and logistics.