Three Types of Flexible Conveyors

Flexible conveyors are renowned for durability and are therefore invaluable in some of the most demanding environments.  They help to eliminate dead space created by pallets or roll cages, this solution is ideal for loose loading and unloading applications. Engineered to suit the high standards of many industries, flexible conveyors are a cost-effective handling solution for all industries, small or large.

Asmech Systems provide three main types of flexible conveyors: Powered, Gravity, and Gravity Skate Wheel. All can be manoeuvred, stretched, and positioned on a braked swivel castor in seconds. All flexible conveyors are available up to 25m long and can be compacted down to 1/3 of its size when not in use.

Gravity Roller Flexible Conveyor

Gravity roller flexible conveyors are the perfect solution to conveying boxes and bags that are irregular sizes. Due to the ease of manoeuvring, the gravity roller type of flexible conveyor can ensure your loading and unloading from trucks is faster, safer, and easier.

Gravity Skate Wheel Expandable Conveyor

Due to its rugged surface, this type of flexible conveyor is adaptable and suited to many roles. It can be used as flexible assembly lines for packaging and the loading and unloading of trucks and containers. This conveyor solution is easy to move around due to the heavy duty castors and can compact down to a quarter of its size when not needed.

Powered Roller Flexible Conveyor

The powered roller flexible conveyor is perfect for vehicle loading and unloading, therefore this solution is often used in parcel distribution centres, machine to machine linking, and all cross-docking applications. This conveyor is perfect for faster and easer loading and unloading and it can be easily moved in and out of trucks.

There are many benefits to flexible conveyors, the main benefit would be that it makes the loading and unloading processes much simpler. Flexible conveyors are an ideal solution for those who are looking for a robust yet versatile solution. The solution is low maintenance and can offer a substantial return on investment due to the considerable increase in functionality and performance leading to greater productivity within the company.

At Asmech we use our decades of experience to design our flexible conveyors to meet your specific requirements. Asmech provide bespoke design and installation services, and the offer of full project management to oversee the creation and implementation of your solution from start to finish.

Talk to us today if you’re interested in any type of flexible conveyor to help the process of unloading and loading. We can help identify the right solution for your needs and budget. Our team at Asmech can make sure you choose the right handling system for any situation. Please call on 01623 424 442 or fill out our Discuss a Project form to find out more.