Product News: Material Handling & Storage

Vertical Carousel designed for light-duty operations.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 05, 2013 - Equipped for small item storage/retrieval, Megamat RS 180 offers 397.8 lb max capacity per carrier and total unit load capacity of 13,260 lb. Logicontrol machine controller offers basic warehouse management functions, and access authorizations can be optionally granted. Available in 6.09–12.6 ft widths, 4.7–5.3 ft depths, and 7.2–24.6 ft heights, carousel can be extended at any time. Devices can be relocated, and warehouse system can also be designed for controlled climate environments.

Kardex Remstar LLC - Westbrook, ME

Original Press Release

New Megamat RS 180 Vertical Carousel Now Available

Press release date: Jun 03, 2013

Kardex Remstar has extended its portfolio for the RS series, the latest generation of the proven vertical carousel, by introducing the new Megamat RS 180. This new model satisfies market demands for tailored solutions.

The Megamat RS 180 is particularly well equipped for storing and retrieving small items; the weight capacity holds up to 397.8 pounds per carrier with a total unit load of 13,260 pounds. The vertical carousel can increase order picking efficiency on the factory floor, production line or in distribution centers to optimize processes and minimize costs.

The Right Solution for Light Duty Operations

As Marc A. Zenses, Manager Solution/Product Management at Kardex Remstar explains: "In terms of durability, functionality and user friendliness, the new Megamat RS 180 matches with the rest of the product family. With the RS series we now cover three load classes, with the latest Megamat addition serving the lightweight class up to 180 kilograms." Any tailored, lightweight storage requirements can be served by the vertical carousel, which ensures maximum storage space in a minimal footprint. This can save up to 85% of floor space. The Megamat RS 180 is equipped as standard with the new Logicontrol machine controller, which offers basic warehouse management functions.

Versatility wins the game
Available in a variety of widths from 6.09 feet to 12.6 feet, depths from 4.7 feet to 5.3 feet and heights from 7.2 feet to 24.6 feet; the Megamat RS 180 is designed for light duty  operations storage. The storage system can be extended at any time, and the devices can be easily relocated. A wide variety of items can be stored in the Megamat RS 180, ranging from nuts and bolts to bulky spare parts to sensitive semi-finished products. The warehouse system can also be designed for specific controlled climate environments for example temperature controlled or clean room.

Improved safety and ergonomics
Several safety features and the carousel's ergonomic design afford optimum protection for both stored goods and operating personnel. The smooth-action sliding door, for instance, ensures faster, safer access to items. Access authorizations can be optionally granted to specific persons. Downtimes can be avoided in the event of power failure as the carousel can be manually operated by emergency hand crank as a temporary measure.

Kardex Remstar, LLC, a company of the Kardex Group is a leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems for manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, offices and institutions. For information on automated storage and retrieval systems, call 800-639-5805 or visit

Kardex Remstar Media Contact:
Christina Dube, Marketing Communications Manager, 207-591-3168

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Kardex Remstar, LLC
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