Mass Handling of Materials

Majumdar, S K and Lahiri, A K (1959) Mass Handling of Materials. In: Symposium on Iron & Steel Industry in India Organised by the NML, Aug.'1959, NML, Jamshedpur.



Material handling is defined as the operation of lifting and shifting . The object of all material handling is the reduction of handling cost, time, storage space, and effort. Mechanised handling permits synchronisation of operations, avoidance of bottlenecks keeping the job on the move and reduction of manual labour which may be devoted to more useful purpose requiring skill and inte-lligence.Mounting labour costs throughout the world have also directed attention to the expanding importance of mechanised handling in every field of industry.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Time, storage, space
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ID Code:3088
Deposited By:Sahu A K
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