This book is written to cover diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate engineering curricula for Materials Handling courses in India and neighboring countries. This book can be a ready reference for Materials Handling Equipment Designers, Practising Engineers and Potential buyers. References have been made to various relevant BIS specifications, which will help students/engineers for preparing buying specifications and to design some of the common Materials Handling Equipment. The book contains a representative list of Materials Handling Equipment and System Manufacturers. An exhaustive index has also been provided.