Conveyor mounted on the floor, usually in a pit, eliminates any overhead support and space usage. It also, allows workers to work on sides and top of unit as the conveyor/part travels usually used on assembly operations.
Primary Problems Addressed:
- Chain needs lubrication creating dirty environment
Maximum speed 18 m/min.
Handles weights between 10 to 3,600 kg
Moving sidewalks can be paired with the conveyor and be speed-matched to allow the worker to move with the product
Cars can drive on and off this conveyor in automotive plants
Product pitches on chain can be changed quickly and easily
- Many standard versions depending on customer product weight, size and application