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A Simple Guide to Conveyor Drive Types

The drive is the part of the conveyor which powers the conveyor. It can refer to the motor or the assembly which mounts the motor to the conveyor (also known as the drive assembly). In this post we will be looking at the motor mount, or drive assembly.

An end drive conveyor (left) and center drive conveyor (right). Both feature indirect drives and both units are 250 mm wide by 750 mm long.
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What Makes a Conveyor Suitable for Food Handling?

What makes a conveyor suitable for food handling?

This seems like a simple enough question to answer. One might say that it is built using a stainless steel frame. But then again, it is entirely possible to build a conveyor out of stainless steel that is not suitable for use in the food industry. So that’s not the answer.

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What is a Conveyor System?

In this post we will look at the fundamentals of what a conveyor is and its basic components. We’ll also discuss what a conveyor system is, the various types of conveyors, and what universal benefits conveyors offer. Lastly, we’ll take a deep dive into how to choose the best conveyor solution. This is a more complete and in-depth review than an earlier post from 2017.

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