roller conveyor


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roller conveyor

[′rō·lər kən‚vā·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A gravity conveyor having a track of parallel tubular rollers set at a definite grade, usually on antifriction bearings, at fixed locations, over which package goods which are sufficiently rigid to prevent sagging between rollers are moved by gravity or propulsion.
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It's less expensive than powered roller conveyor, it provides a more stable conveying surface, and it can convey a wider variety of products, says Ruehrdanz.
Castings are automatically conveyed between shotblast, heat treat, definning, degating and risering operations on belt-powered roller conveyors, walking beams or indexing devices.
CSL will also exhibit a range of powered roller conveyors in mild and stainless steel for handling, cases, shrink-wrapped packs, tote bins, boxes, dollies, cages etc.
In the unpack area, a worker removes each carton from the pallet using an ergonomic lift and places it on a short roller conveyor. At the end of that line, the carton is manually pushed onto a ball transfer table where it is opened and the dunnage removed.
Providing safe, quiet, economical conveyance, the 24 volt DC-powered roller conveyor offers motion on-demand, modular zone and section lengths, and plug-and-play electrics.
Daily, the company pumps through hundreds of its new, popular four- color printers on a down-and-back powered roller conveyor line.
Originally, sections of gravity roller conveyor provided the link between this area and the plant's three assembly lines.
Hytrol's Model 199-CRR live roller conveyor is designed for applications where belt driven live roller conveyors would not be suitable due to environmental conditions.
Peer Conveyors has designed the new modular LR5O high-speed powered roller conveyor. Fitted with energy efficient, low voltage 24v high torque driving rollers, the LR5O conveys products safely and quietly at speeds of 55m/minute.
By teaming up roller conveyor (Hytrol) on the shop floor and overhead power-and-free conveyor (Richards Wilcox), materials move smoothly between workstations and the automated storage systems.
Hytrors Model 199-CRR liver roller conveyor is ideally suited for applications where belt driven live roller conveyors would not be suitable due to the environmental conditions.