Handling systems in the aviation industry are highly customized to fulfill specific production needs. Speed and reliability are ensured through specialized modifications to equipment systems.
Most utilized material handling equipment systems:
Tripods – Have three main legs which lift the aircraft straight up, as well as a hydraulic cylinder and pump.
Axle Jacks – Are utilized to hold wheels for easy access and maintenance of brakes, tires, wheels and struts.
Overhead Cranes – Can lift engines, sheet metal and other heavy materials and easily transport it to designated work stations
Jib Cranes- Offer work station support so technicians can easily lift and shift materials as needed.