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Used Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor

Used Vertical Lifts, also known as vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRC) or freight elevators, are ideal for moving heavy loads from one level to another without an incline conveyor or elevator. Vertical reciprocating conveyors can carry materials of various types, weights, and sizes of products to lofts, mezzanines, and upper stories within the warehouses, factories, industrial plants, and other industrial facilities. Vertical lifts would effortlessly move pallets, cartons, and more helping to increase overall productivity within the facility. These vertical lifts will eliminate wasted floor space and increase pick rates allowing for more efficient warehouse operations. These types of lifts are a great way to increase revenue through higher proficiency and productivity, while keeping workers safe.

Used GIANT Vertical Lift
Used GIANT Vertical Lift
  • Up To 3,000 Lbs. Capacity
  • Up to 84" Lift Height
  • Up to 54" Platform
  • Only Two In Stock, Order Today!
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Used Langley Vertical Lift
Used Langley Vertical Lift
  • Capacity: 2,000 lbs.
  • Lift Height: 100" High
  • Platform: Approx. 51" x 51"
  • ONLY ONE IN STOCK [LE-0094]
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Used PFlow Vertical Lift
Used PFlow Vertical Lift
  • Capacity: 500 lbs.
  • Lift Height: 96" High
  • Platform: Approx. 62" x 64"
  • ONLY ONE IN STOCK [LE-0055]
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Used Wildeck Vertical Lift
Used Wildeck Vertical Lift
  • Capacity: 4,000 lbs.
  • Lift Height: 132"/246"
  • Platform: Approx. 106" x 60"
  • ONLY ONE IN STOCK [LE-0098]
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Used Wildeck Vertical Lift
Used Wildeck Vertical Lift
  • Multi-Level
  • Safe and Efficient
  • OUT OF STOCK
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About Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VCRs)

These styles of  used vertical lifts save wasted space, increase productivity, and are designed for continuous operation. These lifts will allow employees to do their jobs to the top of their abilities by preventing injuries, keeping them happier, and more productive. Vertical reciprocating conveyors can carry anything from pallets to bins, carts, and totes.

What are Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors? Vertical lifts or reciprocating conveyors are used to move materials in factories, warehouses, distribution centers, or any other industrial setting where products must move from one level to another. They are not considered elevators and are exempt from the national elevator code. Vertical reciprocating conveyors provide efficient and safe access to and from mezzanines, balconies, or in between floors of a multiple story building.

Vertical lifts are either fully automated or manually operated. Both styles feature rotating shelves and a chain driven carriage. Automated vertical reciprocating conveyors can be programmed for advanced functions like inventory management and control, and they also have a manual override for when hand picking is necessary.

Major benefits of Used Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor: Can be installed in an existing building, less costly and easier to install than traditional elevators, can be installed in an unused elevator shaft, can save up to 70% more floor space when compared to traditional storage methods, keeps items safe and secure, provides convenient access to items in storage.

Why should you consider purchasing a used vertical reciprocating conveyor? New freight elevators are very expensive, and sometimes require long lead times to ship. Used vertical lifts are much less expensive, and is still the high quality piece of equipment you expect. ASI's used equipment has been tested, cleaned, and inspected prior to shipment. This ensures that we are providing our customers with high quality used industrial equipment that will provide solutions for their material handling problems. Give us a call today; we have used vertical reciprocating conveyors in stock and our sales team is more than happy to work with you

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Manufacturers (VCRs)

  • Steele Solutions Inc.
  • ErectaStep
  • Wildeck Inc.
  • Cogan
  • Lapeyre Stair Inc.

Other Names for Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VCRs)

  • Mezzanine stairs
  • Industrial stairs
  • Elevated platform stairs
  • Platform access stairs
  • Mezzanine access stairs
  • Mezzanine level stairs
  • Mezzanine platform stairs
  • Mezzanine level access stairs
  • Elevated platform access system
  • Platform level stairs

Advantage of Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VCRs)

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors (VRCs), also known as material lifts or freight elevators, offer several advantages in various industrial and commercial applications. Some of the key advantages of VRCs include:

  • Efficient Vertical Transportation: VRCs provide efficient and reliable vertical transportation of goods, products, or materials between different levels of a facility. They can handle heavy loads, often ranging from 500 to 20,000 pounds, making them suitable for a wide range of industrial and commercial applications.
  • Space Optimization: VRCs can be designed to fit in tight spaces, making them an excellent solution for facilities with limited floor space. They can be installed in existing buildings or new construction projects, offering a cost-effective way to optimize vertical space utilization and increase storage capacity without expanding the footprint of the facility.
  • Enhanced Productivity: VRCs facilitate smooth and quick movement of materials between different levels, reducing the time and effort required for manual handling or transportation. This can result in improved productivity, reduced labor costs, and enhanced operational efficiency, particularly in facilities with frequent vertical transportation needs.
  • Increased Safety: VRCs are designed with safety features such as interlocks, safety gates, and emergency stop buttons to ensure safe operation. They are compliant with relevant safety regulations and standards, and reduce the risks associated with manual material handling, such as lifting injuries or falls from heights.
  • Versatility: VRCs can be customized to suit specific requirements, including load capacity, platform size, lifting height, and control options. They can be used for a wide range of materials, such as pallets, drums, cartons, or other heavy or bulky items, making them versatile for different industries and applications.
  • Cost-Effective: VRCs are generally more cost-effective compared to traditional elevators or other vertical transportation options. They require less construction, maintenance, and operational costs, making them a cost-effective solution for moving materials vertically in a facility.
  • Compliance with Building Codes: VRCs are designed to comply with relevant building codes and regulations, ensuring that they meet the safety and operational requirements of the facility. This ensures smooth inspections and approvals during construction or renovation projects.

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Applications (VCRs)

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors (VRCs) find applications in a wide range of industries and facilities where efficient vertical transportation of goods, products, or materials is required. Some common applications of VRCs include:

  • Warehousing and Distribution: VRCs are commonly used in warehouses and distribution centers to transport pallets, cartons, or other materials between different levels, such as mezzanines, storage racks, or conveyor systems. They help streamline material handling processes, improve productivity, and optimize storage space.
  • Manufacturing and Production: VRCs are utilized in manufacturing and production facilities to transport raw materials, work-in-progress (WIP), or finished goods between different levels, such as production floors, assembly lines, or storage areas. They facilitate smooth and efficient movement of materials, reducing downtime and improving overall productivity.
  • Automotive and Aerospace: VRCs are employed in the automotive and aerospace industries for transporting heavy parts, components, or equipment between different levels, such as assembly lines, workstations, or maintenance areas. They help improve workflow efficiency, reduce manual handling, and enhance safety in these industries where precision and safety are crucial.
  • Retail and E-commerce: VRCs are used in retail and e-commerce facilities for vertical transportation of goods, such as pallets, cartons, or bins, between different levels, such as storage areas, order picking zones, or shipping areas. They enable efficient order fulfillment, reduce labor costs, and enhance operational efficiency in fast-paced retail and e-commerce environments.
  • Industrial and Heavy-Duty Applications: VRCs are employed in heavy-duty and industrial applications, such as mining, construction, or heavy machinery manufacturing, for vertical transportation of heavy or bulky materials, equipment, or parts. They are designed to handle high loads and provide reliable and efficient material handling solutions in demanding environments.

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Manufacturers (VCRs)

  • Langley
  • Wildeck Inc.
  • PFlow Industries

Other Names for Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VCRs)

  • Material Lifts
  • Freight Lifts
  • Mezzanine Lifts
  • Vertical Material Handling Systems
  • Vertical Lifts
  • Vertical Conveyors

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRCs) Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC)?
A: A Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor (VRC), also known as a Material Lift or Freight Lift, is a material handling device that is used to move goods and materials between two or more levels in a building or structure.

Q: How does a VRC work?
A: A VRC works by using a platform or carriage that travels up and down on a vertical track, much like an elevator. The platform is typically powered by an electric motor and is controlled by a series of buttons or switches that are located on the platform or at each level of the lift.

Q: What are the different types of VRCs?
A: There are several different types of VRCs, including hydraulic VRCs, mechanical VRCs, and pneumatic VRCs. Hydraulic VRCs use a hydraulic system to power the lift, mechanical VRCs use a series of gears and pulleys, and pneumatic VRCs use compressed air.

 

Q: What are the benefits of using a VRC?
A: The benefits of using a VRC include increased efficiency, improved safety, and reduced labor costs. VRCs also help to maximize space utilization in a building or structure.

Q: What safety features should be considered when using a VRC?
A: Safety features that should be considered when using a VRC include safety gates or doors to prevent falls, limit switches to prevent over-travel, emergency stop buttons, and safety interlocks that prevent the lift from operating unless all safety features are in place.

Q: What are the maintenance requirements for a VRC?
A: Maintenance requirements for a VRC typically include regular inspections, lubrication of moving parts, and replacement of worn or damaged components. It is also important to follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule to ensure that the lift remains in good working condition.

Q: Are VCRs also known as Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors?
A: Yes

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