plate conveyor

plate conveyor

[′plāt kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyor with a series of steel plates as the carrying medium; each plate is a short trough, all slightly overlapped to form an articulated band, and attached to one center chain or to two side chains; the chains join rollers running on an angle-iron framework and transmit the drive from the driveheads, installed at intermediate points and sometimes also at the head or tail ends.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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K&F will supply an integrated plate conveyor and management system that will read bar codes on the plates.
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