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  • perforated bedplate: Dorner's 2200 series conveyor, designed for light- and medium-duty applications, now is available with an optional perforated bedplate for cooling and draining applications. The bedplate is...>more
  • 3D AC electro-osmotic pumps: Three-dimensional (3D) AC electro-osmotic (ACEO) pumps have recently been developed that are much faster and more robust than previous planar designs. The basic idea is to create a ``fluid conveyor...>more
  • A new wave of microfluidic devices: Microfluidics refers to a set of technologies that control the flow of minute amounts of liquids or gases—typically measured in nano- and picoliters — in a miniaturized system. The current emphasis...>more
  • About Drives, LLC: Drives, LLC- Product you need, service you expect. Drives  manufactures the most comprehensive line of superior quality power transmission roller chains, attachment chains and engineered...>more
  • About Frost & Sullivan: Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's TEAM Research, Growth Consulting and Growth Team Membership™ empower clients to...>more
  • Abrasion Resistant Conveyor Belt: 1. A conveyor belt including a tension transmitting body portion backing a load bearing surface; said load bearing surface having at least three zones including dropped article impact and carry...>more
  • Absolute Pressure: Gage pressure plus atmospheric pressure. >more
  • Accumulation Conveyor: Any conveyor designed to permit accumulation of packages, objects or carriers. May be roller, live roller or belt.>more
  • Activity Coefficient (fi): A ratio of the activity of species i(ai) to its molality (C). It is a correction factor which makes the thermodynamic calculations correct. This factor is dependent on ionic strength, temperature,...>more
  • Automatic Reset: 1. A feature on a limit controller that automatically resets the controller when the controlled temperature returns to within the limit bandwidth set. 2. The integral function on a PID controller...>more
  • Automation components: Decentralised drive range reduces costs and complexity in large conveyor applications ideal cost- and space-saving solutions for production facilities, baggage handling, warehousing/logistics...>more
  • Axle: An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear. In some cases the axle may be fixed in position with a bearing or bushing sitting inside the hole in the wheel or gear to allow the...>more
  • Bearing: A bearing is a device to permit constrained relative motion between two parts, typically rotation or linear movement. Bearings may be classified broadly according to the motions they allow and...>more
  • Belt: Belt A Belt is a looped strip of flexible material, used to mechanically link two or more rotating shafts. They may be used as a source of motion, to efficiently transmit power, or to track...>more
  • Belt Clamp: 1. A belt clamp for a conveyor belt, comprising: a channel member having a base wall and a pair of parallel sidewalls defining a channel, the length of the channel member being sufficient to...>more
  • Belt Conveyor Systems: Conveyors are used as components in automated distribution and warehousing. In combination with computer controlled pallet handling equipment this allows for more efficient retail, wholesale,...>more
  • Belt Dressings: These products stops squeals and protect against belt slippage due to heat, cold, dampness, dust and glazing and also extends belt life and prevents premature wear.>more
  • Belt Tracking Device: May be required to maintain proper tracking of belt. Assembly consists of Cam Rollers and “clamping” device to prevent belt return from moving off of the central path.>more
  • Carding: "Carding" arranges fibers into a loose rope called a sliver. Many slivers may be drawn together to form a thin strand called a roving. This roving is twisted on a spinning frame to form yarn. >more
  • Chain conveyor: Chain conveyors utilise a powered continuous chain arrangement, carrying a series of single pendants. The chain arrangement is driven by an a motor, and the material suspended on the pendants...>more
  • Chain Drive Roller Conveyor Systems: Roller conveyors with chain drives Chain driven live roller conveyors are the bedrock of unit load or pallet conveying systems. The conveyor is driven by separate loops of chain or...>more
  • Clyde Process Solutions plc: Clyde Process Solutions plc (AIM: CPSP), a provider of customer-driven, material handling solutions for process industries, announces that it has been awarded a £1.4 million order by one of the...>more
  • Conveyor belt: A belt conveyor consists of two or more pulleys, with a continuous loop of material - the conveyor belt - that rotates about them. One or both of the pulleys are powered, moving the belt and...>more
  • Conveyor screws (calibrated for fuel): The transport screw conveyor is the simplest, most widely used and long for many facilities (15 to 3000 kW). The transport screw can transport the fuel or horizontally on a slight slope. This...>more
  • Conveyor spool: A new split spool for line-shaft conveyors replaces standard, one-piece line-shaft spools and eliminates the need to disassemble the conveyor to replace spools, saving labor and conveyor...>more
  • Conveyor system: A conveyor system is a common piece of mechanical handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another. Conveyors are especially useful in applications involving the...>more
  • Cumulative Environmental Management Association: The Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA) is a registered not-for-profit, non-governmental organization established in Fort McMurray, Alberta in June 2000. CEMA's mandate is...>more
  • Custom Roller Conveyor Systems: Gravity and powered roller conveyors made specially for you More content coming soon 2 Tier gravity roller conveyor - allows...>more
  • DHL: DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specializing in providing innovative and customized solutions from a single source.DHL offers expertise...>more
  • Differential Input: A signal-input circuit where SIG LO and SIG HI are electrically floating with respect to ANALOG GND (METER GND, which is normally tied to DIG GND). This allows the measurement of the voltage...>more
  • Distribution and Materials Handling: Induction: The process of identifying the product to be sorted, getting the product moving at sorter speed, and ensuring there is the appropriate gap between boxes for the specific sorter...>more
  • Drive Pulley: The drive pulley is used to drive the conveyor belt, may be smooth faced, crowned wing, or rubber lagged, depending on the friction necessary to drive the belt>more
  • Dual-slope A/D Converter: An analog-to-digital converter which integrates the signal for a specific time, then counts time intervals for a reference voltage to bring the integrated signal back to zero. Such converters...>more
  • Elevator: An elevator or lift is a transport device used to move goods or people vertically. Languages other than English may have loanwords based on either elevator (e.g. Japanese) or lift (e.g. most...>more
  • Extending Flexible Power Roller Conveyor: With a robust construction, these expanding motor powered flexible roller conveyors provide cost effective flexible conveying solutions. They are easy and quick to manoeuvre in or out of...>more
  • Flexible Conveyor Systems: The flexible conveyor is based on a conveyor beam in aluminium or stainless steel, with low friction slide rails guiding a plastic multi-flexing chain. Products to be conveyed...>more
  • Flexible Expandable Skatewheel Conveyors: Skatewheel conveyors are rugged conveyors ideally suited for many roles from packaging and flexible assembly lines. to loading and unloading of trucks and containers. The conveyor is easy to move...>more
  • Flexible Gravity Roller Conveyors: With a robust construction, these expanding gravity flexible roller conveyors provide cost effective flexible conveying solutions. They are very easy to quickly manoeuvre in or out of...>more
  • FlexLink Systems: FlexLink is a leading production logistics supplier - providing material and information flow management solutions to assembly and manufacturing industries. Our process expertise, conveyor...>more
  • Fluid Supported Conveyor: In a conveyor in which the conveyor belt is supported above a duct by an air cushion, a projection fixed to the belt travels in a channel for supplying air to the duct. When the load is normal the...>more
  • Gravity Roller Conveyor (Bend): The Gravity Roller Conveyor Bend is ideal for applications that require an economical, non-powered means for conveying material around a corner. Automation Supplies offer a broad range of light,...>more
  • Gravity Roller Conveyor (Straight): The Gravity Roller Conveyor Straight is the most basic roller conveyor. Ideal for applications that require an economical, non-powered means for conveying material these are the lowest cost...>more
  • Gravity Roller Conveyor Merge: The Gravity Roller Conveyor Merge is ideal for applications that require an economical, non-powered means for conveying material on multiple conveyors to a single conveyor lane. Automation...>more
  • Gypsum-based building material: A gypsum-based building material having increased thermal conductivity and shielding attenuation, a method for producing the building material, a molding containing the building material and a...>more
  • History of Belt Conveyor Systems: Primitive conveyor belts were used since 19th century. In 1901, Sandvik invented and started the production of the Steel Conveyor belts. In 1905 Richard Sutcliffe invented the first conveyor...>more
  • How Snake Sandwich Belt Conveyor Works: A sandwich belt conveyor uses two conveyor belts, face-to-face, to gently but firmly contain the product being carried, hence making steep incline and even vertical-lift runs easily...>more
  • How Tilt-Tray Sorters work?: Designed for high-speed sortation with a very high quantity and density of divert locations, a tilt-tray consists of continuously moving train of independent “trays” that tilt when...>more
  • How Vibrating Conveyor Systems work?: A Vibrating Conveyor is a machine with a solid conveying surface which is turned up on the side to form a trough. They are used extensively in food grade applications where sanitation,...>more
  • Intermediate bulk container: An Intermediate bulk container (IBC) is a container used for transport and storage of fluids and bulk materials. The construction of the IBC container and the materials used are chosen...>more
  • Leakage Rate: The maximum rate at which a fluid is permitted or determined to leak through a seal. The type of fluid, the differential Limits of Error: A tolerance band for the thermal electric response of...>more
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