tray elevator

tray elevator

[′trā ‚el·ə‚vād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for lifting drums, barrels, or boxes; a parallel pair of vertical-mounted continuous chains turn over upper and lower drive gears, and spaced trays on the chains cradle and lift the objects to be moved.
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The system is equipped with an automatic lid and tray elevator that increases the ease of loading and unloading instruments.
Boxes and trays can be introduced to the cell with an auxiliary tray elevator and the robot can be fitted with either vacuum or mechanical end of arm tooling.
D2 Food Systems is a turnkey project management specialist and leading supplier of high performance tray elevators, conveyors, depositors, and tray sealers, plus end of line packaging equipment including stretch wrappers, case packers and palletisers.