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What are the Benefits of Using an Indexing Positioner?

The bulk material handling industry relies heavily on locomotives to help transport and load essential materials across the United States. Adding an indexing positioner can further expedite the unloading process and provide a wide range of benefits that save both time and money. Here are just a few of the benefits companies can expect when using an indexing positioner:

#1 Ability to position railcars without the locomotive

Traditionally, the locomotive has been used to position railcars into the dumper. However, it can take time to perfectly position the car. A railcar positioner has the ability to quickly and accurately place the railcar for faster and more efficient unloading.

#2 An increase in throughput

More accurate positioning will also translate to more throughput. More material can be processed faster without any spillage, which is a simple way to protect profits.

#3 Automated functions that reduce labor costs

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