Common types of conveyor are belt, roller, motorized roller and overhead conveyors which we then categorise as floor style (mounted on the floor) or overhead. Conveyors are used to move products, create buffers and deliver products in sequence for a production line and the construction of conveyor systems depends on the materials to be moved, which includes their weight, dimensions, and ability to be transported.
Conveyor systems allow for quick and efficient transportation of a businesses materials and products as well as being able to move heavy items such as cars down a production line which make them popular in the material handling and packaging industries as well as the manufacturing industries.
- Aero-mechanical conveyors.
- Automotive conveyors.
- Belt conveyor.
- Belt-driven live roller conveyors.
- Bucket conveyor.
- Chain conveyor.
- Chain-driven live roller conveyor.
- Drag conveyor.
A conveyor system is commonly used in the mining, automotive, agricultural, food and beverage, bottling, manufacturing, warehouse and logistics, and packaging industries.