. Types of Conveyor Rollers

Types of Conveyor Rollers

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10 of the Most Common Types of Conveyor Rollers

1. Gravity Roller Conveyors

Gravity roller conveyors are one of the most economical and versatile types of conveyors. They are typically used for transporting light to medium-weight products in warehouse, distribution, and assembly applications. Gravity roller conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

2. Powered Roller Conveyors

Powered roller conveyors are similar to gravity roller conveyors, but they use motors to drive the rollers, which makes them ideal for transporting heavier products. Powered roller conveyors are typically used in industrial and commercial applications.

3. Belt-Driven Roller Conveyors

Belt-driven roller conveyors use belts and rollers to transport products. This type of conveyor is often used in heavy-duty applications such as moving heavy boxes or containers. Belt-driven roller conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

4. Chain-Driven Roller Conveyors

Chain-driven roller conveyors use chains and rollers to transport products. This type of conveyor is often used in heavy-duty applications such as moving heavy boxes or containers. Chain-driven roller conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

5. Slat Conveyors

Slat conveyors are a type of chain-driven roller conveyor that uses slats instead of rollers to transport products. This type of conveyor is often used in heavy-duty applications such as moving heavy boxes or containers. Slat conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

6. Flat Belt Conveyors

Flat belt conveyors are one of the most versatile types of belt conveyors, as they can be used for a variety of applications in different industries. Flat belt conveyors can be used to transport light to medium-weight products in warehouse, distribution, and assembly applications. Flat belt conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

7. Incline Belt Conveyors

Incline belt conveyors are a type of flat belt conveyor that is designed to transport products up or down a incline. Incline belt conveyors can be used to transport light to medium-weight products in warehouse, distribution, and assembly applications. Incline belt conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

8. Decline Belt Conveyors

Decline belt conveyors are a type of flat belt conveyor that is designed to transport products down a decline. Decline belt conveyors can be used to transport light to medium-weight products in warehouse, distribution, and assembly applications. Decline belt conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

9. Roller Bed Conveyors

Roller bed conveyors are a type of belt conveyor that uses rollers instead of belting to transport products. This type of conveyor is often used in heavy-duty applications such as moving heavy boxes or containers. Roller bed conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

10. Air Slide Conveyors

Air slide conveyors are a type of conveying system that uses compressed air to create a frictionless surface for products to slide on. Air slide conveyors are typically used to transport light to medium-weight products in warehouse, distribution, and assembly applications. Air slide conveyors can be either powered or unpowered.

 

Types of Conveyor Rollers

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