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Mark Thiel

Flexible Conveyor | Salt Lake


Flexible conveyor systems permit you to move conveyor entry or exit points by modifying conveyor sections according to fluctuating requirements during your hours of operation. These expandable conveyor solutions are often used in e-commerce operations or loading docks where trucks are unloaded and loaded. One conveyor solution can be installed to feed several loading dock positions.

Flexible Gravity Conveyor

Flexible gravity conveyor systems are set up with skate wheels or non-powered conveyor rollers and come in many widths and capacities, from lightweight systems for less demanding use to heavy duty options adequate for applications in distribution centers and other high volume operations.

Although steel skate wheels are most prevalent, these conveyors can be constructed from a variety of materials including plastic, stainless steel and aluminum.

Steel skate wheels include a multitude of benefits and are an ideal choice for a wide variety of industrial purposes from storage space to assembly lines. They are well suited for lightweight, flat-bottomed pieces like cartons. Because each wheel turns independently, they are frequently used for curvilinear conveyor segments.

Gravity rollers are a more suitable option for heavier objects, and can also accommodate irregular package surfaces in addition to standard boxes. Rollers don’t turn as rapidly as discreet skate wheels, so roller solutions can be used for accumulation applications where skate wheels are not an option.

Flexible Powered Conveyor

Warehouse docks are bustling places that have many functions, from unloading trailers to loading individual cases onto delivery trucks. Compact, flexible, modular conveyors are the ideal way to improve both productivity and versatility.

In almost all modern warehouse operations, storage density is a top priority. When these conveyors are not being used, they can be almost fully collapsed, creating a much reduced storage footprint versus the alternatives.

Power conveyors can also boost safety and ergonomics. By making an unimpeded line between the loading dock and the end of a permanent conveyor, these systems create ergonomic benefits for your employees, slash the number of injuries, strengthen safety and enhance productivity.

Roller conveyors are available in a variety of roller widths. They are adjustable in height, enabling you to use them for different types of vehicles and applications. With a weight capacity of nearly 100 lbs per foot, these conveyors are perfect for many different categories of products.

Powered conveyors give you variable speeds. Start and stop toggles are mounted on either end of the conveyor so that they can be operated from both sides. They are also equipped with heavy duty castors and brakes, so they can be easily maneuvered but safely stationed in place as needed.

Flexible conveyors are recommended for a wide variety of fields, including e-com, distribution centers, retail locations, food and beverage distribution, 3PL, manufacturing, package service and more.

Expandable Conveyors Near Me

Welch Equipment features a wide variety of modular conveyor systems in many different widths and classes. To learn more about the benefits of flexible conveyors, get in touch with a conveyor professional at Welch Equipment now!

Welch Equipment Company Salt Lake City

2181 3200 W
West Valley City, UT 84119

(801) 972-9272

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