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: 4/23/16 in General Discussion
Hi All, I was having trouble with Windows Update on my Windows 7 laptop. It goes into a sort of infinite loop looking for updates and won't download...
Posted: 4/22/16 in Electrical Engineering
We have 4 electric motors driving pumps, all pumps and loads are identical. Motors are 55kw 3phase induction motors, 3 of them are over 20yrs old, na...
Posted: 4/23/16 in General Discussion
What do you think of someone who's management style is based on the phrase "You're #1 job is to make your boss look good"? Is this a thing? This is a...

Product Announcements

Pyromation, Inc.
A thermowell is a pressure-tight receptacle that protects and extends the life of a temperature sensor in processing applications where the sensor is not mechanically or chemically compatible with the process environment.
Micron Instruments
Micron Meters SGA Strain Gauge Amplifier is a high performance signal conditioner for single or multiple strain gauge bridge sensors such as load, force, pressure and torque. The SGA offers a wide bandwidth and a wide input signal range.

Discovery & Sourcing

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

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 28, 2016
    Webinar

    How robust is your Ethernet cabling infrastructure? This presentation explains why the correct choice of Ethernet cabling ensures optimal network operation for maximum uptime and productivity. Choosing the correct Ethernet cabling for industrial and harsh environments also ensures full implementation of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) capability.
    2 PM EDT (11 AM PDT)