Design and Analysis of Material Handling System

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  • School of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore
  • School of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore



Material Handling System, Head Expander and Vibrating Machine, Solid Works 3D Cad Software, ANSYS WORKBENCH Software, Static and Dynamic Analysis, Mild Steel Material.


In today’s competitive global market, industries and manufacturing companies demand adjustable sizes, higher quality, flexibility, and shorter lead time types of products to be manufactured. Companies need to attain customer satisfaction and cost reduction in production operations. A material Handling System is a way to accomplish this goal since they directly impact production. This study aims to design an in-house Material Handling system that could be efficient for the production it serves. The material handling system design was made to pick and place the head expander on the vibrating machine from the floor beside the machine. The vibration testing components are placed on the head expander where it is placed on the vibration machine to check the frequencies the component can absorb. This componentis used in aerospace industries. The material used for building the Material Handling System is mild steel. By analyzing the possibilities from literature review and empirical study first problems and challenges related to material handling system are identified, then possible features that the system should possess are observed and design is built according to the selected features. The design of this Material Handling System is made by using Solid works software. The developed model is further analyzed by the boundary condition for total deformation when the constant load acts on the model at different places. Dynamic analysis to be made for the vibration absorbed by the material handling system. Here both static and dynamic analysis is made forthe structural model using ANSYS WORKBENCH software.



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How to Cite

M, L., & S A, D. (2023). Design and Analysis of Material Handling System. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(10A), 155–163.