Showing posts with label data center lift system. Show all posts
Showing posts with label data center lift system. Show all posts

Monday, April 22, 2019

Handling Heavy Data Center Equipment: Is it Time to Buy a Lift System?

Some data center servers and rack-mounted equipment can weigh over 800 pounds. For data center employees working among narrow aisles, and sometimes working overhead, this can lead to hazardous conditions for both the employees and the IT equipment itself. Work-related injuries could cost a company hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Sensitive IT equipment, if dropped or moved incorrectly, could sustain irreparable damage.

10 Things To Know Before Buying A Data Center Lift System

The Right Tool for Moving Data Center IT Equipment Moving IT equipment in a data center requires purpose-built tools reduce or eliminate injuries and damage to equipment.  The tools must be designed specifically to handle the data center workspace: narrow aisles, tight turns, rack height accommodation, single-person operation, etc.

Some features in considering a Data Center Equipment Lift System:
  • Certified for use in data centers
  • Designed specifically to move data center IT equipment
  • Ambidextrous operation from multiple operator positions
  • Rigid and stable platform
  • Overhead safety to prevent overhead damage to the facility
  • Ability to secure equipment to the device platform
  • Precision up/down movement
  • Bi-directional sliding tray
  • Full height allowance for full range of data center cabinet
  • Braking system to prevent movement during lifting and installation
  • Casters/wheels to allow movement without damaging data center floor
  • Proper load capacity for devices being moved
  • Lifting speed
  • Manual vs electric lift
Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery) Lift
Good: Manual Operation, Medium weight capacity, basic control
Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery) Lift
Better: Powered Operation, Medium weight capacity, precise control 
Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery) Lift
Best: Powered Operation, Heavy weight capacity, micro-precise control

Purchase a Data Center Equipment (Server, Rack, Battery, etc) Lift System

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

RackLift Data Center Lift System

As rack equipment grows in size and weight, so too grow the risks of serious employee injury and equipment damage. That’s why leading data centers depend on RackLift. During your next data center migration or relocation, leave the critical task of migrating heavy enterprise servers to RackLift.
RackLift Benefits:
  • Far less expensive than powered units
  • No electrical components to fail
  • No batteries to charge
  • Light weight, small footprint
  • Reduces lost-time injuries
  • Improve employee morale
  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces equipment damage
  • Accurate alignment
  • Easy-to-use powerful hand crank
  • Crank auto-locks when handle is released
  • Lift up to 650 lbs.
  • Precise height control
  • Slide equipment into rack on glide rails
  • Fits into standard 19″ racks
  • Security straps for enhanced safety