Explore Engineering360

Standards & References

Latest Reference
Year Published:1985
Source:Wiley

Introduction

Package-handling conveyors are a broad classification of materials handling equipment sometimes referred to as "unit-handling conveyors" or "on-floor conveyors." They may be described as equipment for conveying a definable shape such as a carton, pallet, or casting. The load is usually placed directly on the conveyor, which is why the relationship between the load and the conveying surface is very important.

In this section, a basic understanding of the types of package-handling conveyors is covered, including how to select the proper type of conveyor, how to apply the conveyor, and how to maintain the conveyor. Emphasis is given to the information necessary to make these evaluations and to the information that is critical to success.

Latest Standard
Engineering Community - Top Posts
Posted: 2/08/16 in General Discussion
I watch quite a bit of video from Youtube to courses I audit online. without intentionally offending anyone I have to admit several accents can pertur...
Posted: 2/07/16 in General Discussion
How many here plan to watch Super Bowl 50 today? How many do not care about football? Who do you think will win? How many watch the game just for t...
Posted: 2/09/16 in General Discussion
Not an endorsement. almost seems like a must in Florida https://vimeo.com/152589105

Product Announcements

KADANT
Kadant Johnson Inc. is a leading provider of rotary sealing solutions. Rotary unions, also referred to as rotary joints and swivels, are sealing devices that connect rotating equipment to fixed piping for the transfer of steam, water, thermal oil, coolant, hydraulic oil, air, and other media.
United Equipment Accessories, Inc.
Virtually all heavy equipment in construction, mining, agriculture, and similar off-highway applications rely heavily on hydraulics. And a good number of these machines use rotating members that require transmitting hydraulic fluid from a fixed location to components on a rotating assembly. A simpler and more economical solution is offered by United Equipment Accessories (UEA).

Discovery & Sourcing

Browse Product Catalogs
Click on categories to view sub-categories.
Browse Services & Consultants
Click on categories to browse.
Advertisement
Advertisement

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 22, 2016
    Houston, Texas

    IHS CERAWeek is the premier annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial, and industrial communities – and energy technology innovators. This year marks the 35th anniversary of this influential event, ranked among the top five “corporate leader” conferences in the world. Midst the turbulence and uncertainty in energy markets this year, CERAWeek 2016 will provide new insights and critically-important dialogue – and a very cost efficient way to engage on the most urgent questions with decision-makers from around the world.