A continuous platform or series of spaced platforms which move in a circular or elliptical horizontal path. Note: The term "carousel" has been applied to other forms of conveyors such as car type and pallet type.
The area within a facility or warehouse devoted to the placement of large, greater than loose-issue quantities of items, or in which each single item is too large to be placed in a bin storage location.
Full and unbroken containers of supplies. Bulk storage can involve piles of raw material (stone), tanks (oil), silos (sand), and similar on-site methods of containing homogeneous commodities.
Moving, endless, flexible belt, or belts, which may be formed into a tubular shape by joining of edges, and which are opened while in motion to receive load, closed to convey or elevate, and opened to discharge.
An endless fabric, rubber, plastic, leather, or metal belt operating over suitable drive, tail end and bend terminals and over belt idlers or slider bed for handling bulk materials, packages, or objects placed directly upon the belt.