Tool & Die Storage
Tool and die manufacturers are a unique set of industrial companies comprised of skilled workers that create and manufacture a unique set of tools, dies and jigs. Their job is to make drawings come alive so their customer, other manufacturers can create small or large-scale products. Storing these molds, dies and tools is challenging as small quantities of odd shape items are stored for the short and long term. Ellis Systems work with you to develop the best workspace and storage possible to maximize the skilled workers and floor space.
Storing small, large, heavy, odd size metals, plastics molds, dies, tools and jigs is certainly a challenge. Providing the flexibility for shelf design allows dies and molds to easily be stored or slide off for easy access. Steel King’s die racks come with heavy duty steel racks, solid shelving and adjusts vertically in 3” increments to maximize space.
In addition, Rack Engineering offers a unique set of die storage units including a folding crank out storage unit that has an 8,000 lbs capacity that can store molds up to 20 feet wide and an injection mold die rack that’s specifically made for a single die in excess of 90,000 lbs. The drill head storage glide-out unit allows for flexibility with removable holders so you can configure the space to fit your drill heads. This product can be customized to the drill head size as well.
Storing tools, dies and other materials and parts are just as critical to tool and die manufacturers. Workers need fast and easy access of parts and materials of various sizes.
Without traveling distances within the facility, tools and dies can be stored vertically and in close proximity to the manufacturing process saving valuable time and costly floor space. Enter one part or numerous tools at one time for picking and verify your parts order with the easy to see LED light. Confirm your order with a click of a button.
Skilled workers need tools, dies and materials on a timely basis. Ensuring the timely process is instrumental to the manufacturing process.
Conveyors by Dematic gets heavy, light, large or small products and materials to be transported in and around your facility vertically, horizontally or even on an incline. Conveyors can help you sort, merge, divert or accumulate product either automatically or naturally with the use of gravity.
Lift tables are an essential tool for skilled workers. They need the ease of movement to perform their task, but a lift table will also reduce fatigue, aches and pains or any heavy lifting.
Lift tables can be foot or powered activated. A variety of lift tables are available for the tool and die industry including tables with steel adjustable clamps, floor lock(s), telescoping guide tubes and rotating 360 degrees.
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Bolingbrook, IL 60440
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