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Rules of Thumb – Tractor Trailer

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by Larry Loucka

Tractor Trailers (WB-65) Tractor Width 8.00′ Trailer Width 8.00′ Tractor Track 8.00′ Trailer Track 8.50′ Steering Angle 28.40 Articulating Angle 70.00 Trailer Length 53′ Tractor + Trailer 73.5′ Dock door spacing (min) 13′ o.c. Dock door spacing (ideal) 17′ 4″ Yard w/o adjacent tractor 111′ Yard w adjacent tractor 131′ With yard storage 185′

Rules of Thumb – Material Handling

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by Larry Loucka

Material Handling Equipment Type Clear Height Area to store 1,000 pallets Aisle width Counter-Balanced Truck 22′ 10,000 sqft 144″ Narrow Aisle Reach 32′ 6,270 sqft 90″ Very Narrow Aisle Swing-Reach 32′ 5,480 sqft 66″ VNA Double Deep 32′ 5,120 sqft 66″ Narrow Aisle Deep- Reach 32′ 5,120 sqft 92″ VNA Swing-Reach 40′ 3,420 sqft 66″ […]