- Is your product easily conveyed?
In general there is a type of conveyor for just about all types of products, whether it is bags, boxes, crates or pallets, but there are some limitations. More information...
- Do you have a similar sized product mix?
Conveyors must be sized to fit the largest of your products and therefore work best when there is a commonly sized product being conveyed.
- Are your throughput expectations reasonable for a conveyor application?
In general conveyors run at about 65 feet per minute, with an average speed range of 17-135 FPM. Some conveyors can reach speeds of 300-600 FPM! If you have an need for that level of speed, send us an email and we can assist you with your conveyor selection.
- Do you have special environmental implications?
Environmental conditions effect which conveyor types to use for a particular application. ie. Belt conveyors aren't suitable for oily conditions.
- Does your facility have the capabilities to handle this technology?
Application decisions require information related to facility footprint, change in elevations, available electrical drops, operation time and number of starts / stops during the day.
To learn more about the various conveyor types available, check out our Conveyor Store
, or if you are more interested in a complete conveyor system, visit our Conveyor Systems
page. Moving boxes down a conveyor is not always as easy as it sounds. Please, let us assist you with your selection. Email
us, submit a Request for Quote
, or Post a Comment here and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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