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AWS Ensures That the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

Mezzanine work platform with ramp custom solution for bus manufacturing company in Mpls MN Custom Solution For Bus Manufacturing Facility New Flyer Industries is a large North American heavy duty bus manufacturer, headquartered in Canada but with American factories in St. Cloud and Crookston, Minnesota.  At the St. Cloud factory, New Flyer was facing a space crunch that was not only making storage difficult but also presenting a safety hazard for workers.  To combat these issues, the company contacted Kari Heid from American Warehouse Systems in Minneapolis MN. “They invited me out to look at customizing a mezzanine for their work area,” Heid says.  “They were working off of scaffolding next to the buses which presented a safety risk and they wanted it fixed.  They were also adding a new product line so they anticipated bringing a lot more product onto the floor.  Creating ... Read more

4 Steps to Pallet Rack Safety in your warehouse - OSHA Recommendations

PalletRacks004 How many times have you questioned the stability or capacity of the racking in your warehouse? Is the load too heavy for the beams? Does the forklift operator know how to properly place the pallet in the rack? Can the uprights withstand a collision with a forklift? These are common and very reasonable questions. Every company should focus on internal safety and have or create an internal safety committee to address these concerns. Following OSHA guidelines to the letter is still not enough to keep your employees safe. OSHA does not have regulations in place today for pallet racking, but you don’t have to go far to hear about a terrible accident that occurred with warehouse rack. Pallet rack safety is a crucial part of ... Read more

U.S. Military Gatling Gun Fires 1,000-2,000 rounds per minute

GAU-19/A Military machine gun capable of up to 2000 rounds per minute. Gatling guns are one of the best known machine guns in use by the U.S. Military. The GAU-19/A is a 3-barrelled, electric driven, automatic Gatling gun capable of firing 1,000 to 2,000 rounds of .50 BMG cartridges per minute.  Each barrel fires a single shot then rotates after each fire which assists with cooling between firing/reloading sequence.  This allows for achieving higher rates of fire without the barrel overheating. Ammo belts are fed into a feeder-delinker unit.  Each cartridge is pulled out of the links by the unit and presented to the gun for reloading.  The rate of fire is controlled by an electric circuit and can be adjusted up to 2,000 rounds per minute. The mounted rapid-fire machine gun has proven superior firepower performance and is currently used mounted on military aircraft, ground vehicles, and ships. ... Read more

2014 Advanced Military Tech - Launching the Largest Destroyer Ship the Navy Has Ever Built

The Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer DDG 1000 is floated out of dry dock at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard. April 2014, the US Navy launched the largest destroyer ship that has ever been built.  Armed with the most advanced technology and future technology prospects, the 610 ft long x 80 ft wide USS Zumwalt is about 100 feet longer and 20 feet wider than current destroyer ships being used.  The striking tumblehome hull is designed to pierce waves reducing navigation time.   Strategic angle construction of the ship increases evasion of enemy radar by 50% than current destroyers. The advanced technology incorporated into the USS Zumwalt ensures US Navy's dominance far into the future. Armed with advanced technology: Integrated Power System Advanced Gun System SPY-3 Radar MK 57 Launcher Future technology currently being tested and applied: Ocean Drawn Water Fuel Systems Laser Weapon Technology ... Read more
Posted by Amy Juelich on September 9th, 2014 :: Filed under: Blog,Military,Military Technology,Military Weapons,Minneapolis MN 55449

Data Center Server Cages - The strongest, most versatile protection for servers and network equipment.

WireCrafters Multiple Server Cage The Ability To Grow While Maintaining Security at All Times As data center security grows in demand, so does the need for a strong, durable solution that will grow as your data center expands.   We understand what is most important to you.  Keeping your customer's data safe, secure and separated as well as maintaining security of your own equipment.  You also need the ability to reconfigure and add on in an economical way as you grow.   Secure Servers Cages Protect Computer Equipment and Customer Data WireCrafter's modular server cages provide the strongest, most durable solution to provide the highest level of security. Secured key lock or electronic code access Side-by-side storage of multiple server racks maintaining individual or multiple rack security Separate and secure ... Read more
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