Harness the power of gravity with McKessock Conveyor SolutionsJanuary 20, 2016 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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When it comes to the most energy-efficient ways to move products, nothing beats gravity conveyors. These conveyors make use of the natural power of gravity to offer a simple and highly reliable solution.
Gravity conveyor details
Both roller and skatewheel varieties of gravity conveyors are available from McKessock Conveyor Solutions. Gravity roller conveyors are ideal for conveying packages on both permanent and temporary lines. They can be easily integrated with power conveyors to provide seamless flow in large systems. The required pitch for a gravity conveyor is dependent on the products being conveyed; however, in most cases, only a minimal amount of pitch is needed. They are widely used in a variety of applications, including warehousing activities, shipping departments, assembly areas and more.
In addition to straight gravity conveyors, curves that provide smooth product flow are available. If desired, guard rails can be added to curved sections for additional product protection. Another available option is tapered tread rollers that will maintain a product’s orientation.
For transferring products from one conveying line to another, McKessock Conveyor Solutions can supply gravity roller spurs. These spurs are suitable for both merging and diverging applications. They are ideal for use where numerous lines from workstations must transfer onto a main conveyor line.
Skatewheel conveyors are best suited to applications that involve lightweight packages or where lightweight sections are needed. This makes them ideal for use as temporary conveyor lines. Just like with roller conveyors, McKessock Conveyor Solutions can provide curved and spur sections for gravity skatewheel conveyors.
Other conveyor solutions
McKessock Conveyor Solutions, operating under the Norpak Handling banner, sells all types of conveyors for handling cartons, boxes, skids, pallets, drums and more. The equipment it supplies is used in a variety of industries, including automotive, paper, printing, food and beverage, and transportation.
For more information, contact McKessock Conveyor Solutions.