How does the roller conveyor belt work? 

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Today it is extremely important to find new alternatives to be able to make the production processes of our companies more effective, since in this type of industry that phrase that dictates "Time is money" applies perfectly.

And it is in view of this need that large industries have chosen to implement a conveyor belt in their plans, since this has the possibility of guaranteeing you a great infinity of advantages. 

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What is a roller conveyor belt?

Roller conveyor belts, as you can well deduce from their name, is a type of belt that uses rollers made of stainless steel to be able to carry out the task of transporting a wide variety of products. 

It is important to mention that these have the possibility of being manufactured in the form of a spiral, all this in order to optimize the use of the spaces available to you, in turn it has wheels and curves to maximize its movement. 

The roller conveyor belt is capable of moving heavy products, such as boxes, bags and packages.

Roller Features

The vast majority of the rollers that make up this type of conveyor belts usually have a diameter of 1.5 to 1.9 inches, this is speaking of jobs with normal demands.

However, in case of requiring an extremely demanding job, rollers with diameters of 2.5 and 3.5 inches are available.

What are the types of roller conveyor?

The most common types of roller conveyors are:

Gravity Roller Conveyor Belt

This type of belt does not require any type of motor, but allows the movement of the products using the force of gravity itself. 

These act by being installed on a small slope or inclination that allows the controlled mobilization of the products or materials that are located on it. They are especially ideal for warehouses and distribution centers.

Motorized roller conveyor belt

Unlike the previous case, this type of belt has a roller system that is driven by an electric motor. Its operation is linked to the type of circuit and the communication needs that need to be met.

Linear axis roller conveyor belt.

It is a variation of a roller conveyor belt that is driven by belts.

Heavy Duty Roller Conveyor Belt

As we have mentioned previously, this type of band is one that is made up of designs with a diameter of 2.5 to 3.5.

What uses does a roller conveyor belt have?

We could say that its main uses are as follows. 

  • Reception, mobilization and distribution of merchandise.
  • Union between different areas of the establishment.
  • Transfer of empty containers to work stations.
  • Packaging industries.
  • Storage.

What are the benefits of a roller conveyor belt?

Some of the main advantages that you can find in the implementation of a roller conveyor belt are:

  • Lower energy consumption.
  • Noise reduction.
  • Optimization of production processes.
  • Greater efficiency.
  • Easy installation.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Safe charging system.
  • great durability

Where can I buy a roller conveyor belt?

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