Types of conveyor systems are used in daily life. How to choose the conveyor suitable for your business?

The following is a conveyor purchasing guide to help you choose the most suitable conveyor.

What are the types of roller conveyors?

There are three types of conveyor systems.

Gravity roller conveyor

The gravity roller conveyor uses the gravity of the transported goods to move them. Gravity roller conveyor is heavy and not suitable for long movement.

The gravity roller conveyor is suitable for the transportation of various bags, pallets and other goods. Capable of withstanding large impact load, easy connection between roller lines, and can be used for multiple roller lines and other conveyors.

Gravity ball conveyor

Ball conveyor is equipped with universal ball that can rotate freely in any direction on a bed. It is used for conveying objects with hard surfaces between conveyors, which will leave rolling marks on the surface of objects.

It is not suitable for conveying articles with soft feet at the bottom, such as wet cartons. The ball conveyor is not suitable for use in dusty environment, which will block the operation of the ball.

Rolling chain conveyor

A load bearing roller is added between each mesh of the load bearing chain to bear the goods.

The rolling chain conveyor has small friction resistance, low power loss and bears the load of swollen feet. Support strength, chain size, and roller size all affect the load on the conveyor.

What are the types of belt conveyors systems?

Modular belt conveyor

The modular plastic conveyor belt overcomes the pollution problem. It is integrally molded with plastic materials that meet the sanitary standards, and has no pores and gaps in its structure. The modular plastic conveyor belt is driven by a chain wheel. The belt is thick enough to withstand cutting, collision, oil and water resistance.

Modular plastic conveyor belt is widely used in packaging line, aquatic product processing production line, quick frozen food production line, battery manufacturing, beverage manufacturing, canning industry, agricultural processing industry, chemical industry, electronics industry, rubber and plastic tire production industry, cosmetics industry, general conveying operation and other production lines.

Belt conveyor

The belt conveyor is very suitable for conveying loose materials or finished articles. It can be transported by a single unit or combined with other conveying equipment to form a conveying system to meet the needs of conveying lines in different layout forms.

The structural forms of belt conveyors are diverse, and they can be divided into heavy belt conveyors and light belt conveyors according to their conveying capacity. It can also be divided into ordinary canvas core belt conveyor and steel cord belt conveyor according to its material characteristics.

You can choose the appropriate type or customize according to the demand environment.

Application Comparison of Roller Conveyor and Belt ConveyorWhich is better?

roller conveyor

Roller conveying is more suitable for conveying objects with flat bottom, such as bags, pallets and crates. If small objects or bulk materials are to be transported, it is necessary to prepare a tray and place the objects in the tray for transportation.

Roller conveyors are often used in warehouses, airports and assembly lines.

Belt conveyor

Belt conveyor is the most commonly used type, with long conveying distance. It is suitable for transporting various items, such as bulk materials, packaged products, food transportation, etc.

The surface of the belt conveyor is flat, which can realize multi-point receiving and unloading, and can easily realize programmed control. It can transport all kinds of goods, but it is necessary to consider whether the transported goods will damage the belt.

Belt conveyors are used in ore, warehouse, factory and food industries.

The above is a description of the types of belt conveyors and roller conveyors. There will always be conveyors suitable for your own business.

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