Accession Number:

ADA128973

Title:

Material Handling

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WATERVLIET NY LARGE CALIBER WEAPON SYSTEMS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

Current material handling problems encountered during the manufacturing of gun tubes are discussed. Solutions recommended by a private contractor are presented. These solutions are use masted cranes use sideloading lift trucks and use an automatic guided vehicle system with sideloading lift trucks. Installation costs and return-on-investment are detailed.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE