Module 109 – Intro to Material Handling

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This deck goes along with Module 109 Introduction to Material Handling in the Maine Construction Academy textbook to prepare for the NCCER Core Curriculum exam.

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<p>Square Knot</p>

Square Knot

A knot made of two reverse half-knots and typically used to join the ends of two ropes of similar diameters; also called a reef knot.

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<p>Bowline Knot</p>

Bowline Knot

A knot used to form a loop that neither slips nor jams; sometimes referred to as a rescue knot or the king of knots.

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<p>Half Hitch Knot</p>

Half Hitch Knot

A knot tied by passing the working end of a rope around an object, across the standing part of the rope, and then through the resulting loop; often used as an element in forming other knots or added to make other knots more secure.

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<p>Clove Hitch Knot</p>

Clove Hitch Knot

A knot that consists of two half hitches made in opposite directions; used to temporarily secure a rope to an object.

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Standing End

The end of a rope that is not being knotted.

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Working End

The end of a rope that is being used to tie a knot.

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Standing Part

The portion of a rope that is between the standing end and the working end.

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Capsize

To change the form and rearrange the parts of a knot, usually by pulling on specific ends of the knot.

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<p>Material Carts</p>

Material Carts

Four-wheeled devices used to transport materials around a job site.

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<p>Hand Trucks</p>

Hand Trucks

Two-wheeled carts that are used to transport large, heavy loads; also known as a dolly.

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<p>Cylinder Carts</p>

Cylinder Carts

Two-wheeled carts that are used to transport cylinders, or bottles, of compressed gases.

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<p>Drum Dollies</p>

Drum Dollies

Wheeled circular platforms or a caddies with a handle that are used to transport lighter-weight 55-gallon drums/barrels.

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<p>Drum Carts</p>

Drum Carts

Wheeled carts that are used to transport heavier-weight 55-gallon drums/barrels.

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<p>Roller Skids</p>

Roller Skids

Devices that include a surface table and two, three, or four roller skids. Materials that are to be moved are placed on the table surface and then pushed on the skids.

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<p>Wheelbarrows</p>

Wheelbarrows

One- or two-wheeled vehicles with handles at the rear that are used to carry small loads.

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<p>Pipe Mules</p>

Pipe Mules

Two-wheeled devices used to transport medium-length pieces of pipe, tubing, or scaffolding; sometimes referred to as a tunnel buggy.

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<p>Pipe Transports</p>

Pipe Transports

Wheeled devices similar to a pipe mule, but used to move larger pieces of pipe.

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<p>Pallet Jacks</p>

Pallet Jacks

Devices used to lift and move heavy or stacked pallets; also known as a pallet truck.

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<p>Spotter</p>

Spotter

A person who walks in front of another worker who is carrying or transporting a long load to ensure there is a clear, unobstructed path.

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<p>Powered Wheelbarrow</p>

Powered Wheelbarrow

A vehicle similar to a manual wheelbarrow, but powered by an electric or gas motor; also known as a power buggy.

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<p>Concrete Mule</p>

Concrete Mule

A wheeled device used when a concrete pour is in a location that a concrete delivery truck or pump cannot reach; sometimes referred to as a Georgia buggy.

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<p>Freight Elevator </p>

Freight Elevator

An elevator used to transport materials from floor to floor.

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<p>Industrial Forklift</p>

Industrial Forklift

A vehicle with a power-operated pronged platform that can be raised and lowered for insertion under a load to be lifted and moved.

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<p>Rough Terrain Forklift</p>

Rough Terrain Forklift

Similar to an industrial forklift, but designed to be used on rough surfaces. Rough terrain forklifts are characterized by large pneumatic tires, usually with deep treads that allow the vehicle to grab onto the roughest of roads or ground cover without sliding or slipping.

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Work Zone

The area in which a forklift may come in contact with objects or people, either with the rear end or the front forks.

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