WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two suppliers have come out with modular belt conveyors that prevent small parts from falling through the gap between conveyor modules. EMI Plastics Equipment, Wickliffe, Ohio, introduced a “nosebar” option at no extra cost for its ADF and DDF Merit Line flat belt conveyors (photos) to allow parts as small as 1.5 in. diam. to transfer between conveyors. A nosebar is a small-diameter pulley under the belt at the end of a conveyor, which reduces the gap between conveyors.
QC Industries, Cincinnati, also introduced a “nosebar tail” option for its Automation Series low-profile belt conveyors in all widths from 2 to 24 in. The new option maintains the pushbutton Tension Release Tail, which flips up to relieve tension for belt changes or under-belt cleaning.
(216) 535-4848 • emiplastics.com
(513) 753-6000 • qcindustries.com
4057 Clough Woods Dr. Batavia, OH 45103-2587
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