How Product Characteristics Affect Conveyor Mode of Operation
Product Characteristics and Conveyor Selection
Conveyors come in many different styles and configurations and they move product from place to place. Conveyors can move it on a belt, chain or roller, to name a few. They can also move product horizontally, up inclines, and vertically. Conveyors can be reciprocating or move product around corners as well. But did you also know that conveyors are responsible for HOW product is delivered? Continue reading to learn about the three main modes of conveyor operation.
One of the single biggest influences on conveyor design is the product being conveyed. In this post we’ve broken down the top five product characteristics to keep in mind when selecting a conveyor type.
Belt conveyors are probably one of these most common conveyors in production facilities. Belt conveyors can be found everywhere from commercial bakeries to retail warehouses and on automotive assembly lines. Belt conveyors can be used to convey product from point to point, or they can customized to create a specific material handling solution. At the core of this conveyor – whether standard or custom – is the belt. In this article we’ll explore this vital conveyor component and guide you through some considerations in the selection process.
mk North America offers a wide range of curve conveyors for nearly every application in almost every industry. These conveyors range from simple stand-alone curves to long expansive systems that change elevation. In this blog post we will explore what makes the various types of curve conveyors unique and how to best select a curve conveyor for your application.