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Dumbwaiters – An essential feature for a production and assembly building

17 October 2011

Even though the name may lead to think of a restaurant with bad service, the truth is that the term dumb waiters refers to a specialized elevator whose main function is to carry items and merchandise from one floor to another. Even though they can be of great help in residential environments, especially if the house includes several large floors, more often than not you can see dumbwaiters in a company that manufactures and assembles different products. The reason why they are so popular in this line of business is that they save a lot of time and manpower, as the items or parts can be placed and sent to the next manufacturing line with no hassle whatsoever.

Businesses that are interested in installing dumbwaiters within their manufacturing facilities should ensure that the models they choose are able to handle the items they produce. Therefore, two important considerations are that they can support the weight of the cargo and the merchandise or parts will not get damaged during the transportation. In addition, take note that the model you choose must meet the standards of your building and not pose any threat to the infrastructure. On a side note, the best way to ensure you made the proper choice is to discuss with a professional dumbwaiter or lift supplier.