If conveyors are the backbone of the modern automated manufacturing and assembly facilities, then guards are the skin. Guards keep everything safe, containing potentially hazardous robots, presses, indexers, feeders, welders, grinders, and conveyors away from human operators. They surround and protect everything.
So why take a chance and order guards separate from your conveyors? When you work with mk North America, you do not have to. Continue reading to learn about the various types of conveyor and guarding solutions that are possible.
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.
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.
A systems integrator is a company which; after careful review and planning, implements automation systems. The systems integrator is responsible for thoroughly understanding the end-user’s requirements and then integrating together the various technologies necessary to make the end-user’s vision become a reality.
These are three things that often rate in a list of the top ten challenges that manufacturers face. mk North America's VersaFlex conveyors are unique in their ability to solve these challenges and many others. Read more to learn how these flexible flat top chain conveyors can help.