flat-belt conveyor

flat-belt conveyor

[′flat ‚belt kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor belt in which the carrying run is supported by flat-belt idlers or pulleys.
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The Vortex separates trays, clamshells, flanged lids, tubs and buckets from a nested stack and accurately places them, ready for filling, on a flighted or flat-belt conveyor at speeds up to 300 per minute.
FEATURES & FUNCTIONS: Designed for handling such things as thin, card-shaped pieces that can't be stably moved with a flat-belt conveyor, as it uses two 2-mm diameter round belts per conveyor.
A flat-belt conveyor transfers the filled bulk bag from the filler, while a second conveyor positions the bag under a heat sealer, which seals the bulk bag liner to ensure quality of product delivered to the customer.
Space Saver conveyor systems combine an under-press, flat-belt conveyor feeding a cleated belt, inclined conveyor from a right-angle position.