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Wire Belt offers a range of straight conveyors designed to ensure efficient operation, improved belt life and maximum cleaning ability. Our straight conveyors feature an open construction with the belt being supported on food grade high density blue polyethylene wear strips clipped to the stainless steel framework.
All of our conveyors are suitable for use in hygiene-sensitive environments common to the food and pharmaceutical industries.
All our conveyors are suitable for use in hygiene-sensitive environments common to the food and pharmaceutical industries.
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Our straight conveyors are fitted with Flat-Flex® stainless steel conveyor belting as standard, however alternative belt types are available such as CompactGridTM, Eye-Flex® and Honeycomb. Please speak to our Technical Sales department to select the best belt for your application.
Our standard drive motors and controllers are supplied with IP66 enclosure protection and OS2 surface protection (drive motor only) to ensure suitability for intensive wash down processes. If required, customer specified drive systems can be fitted to suit each individual application.
A variable-frequency drive (VFD) can be fitted alongside the drive motor to provide a stop/start function and speed control. As standard, this is housed inside our Standard Conveyor Control Panel, featuring a fully stainless steel enclosure and emergency stop button. Alternatively, an Invertek E3 Optidrive controller can be supplied with plastic enclosure and no emergency stop function.
As standard, straight conveyors are supplied with height adjustable footpads with fixing holes. As an optional extra, straight conveyors can be supplied with lockable, swivel castors with brakes.
Wire Belt straight conveyors are available with customisable extensions available to solve transfer problems between equipment, and help integrate the conveyor with existing machinery in your factory.
Conveyor Frame construction from stainless steel.
Support surface is high density food grade blue polyethylene.
Flat-Flex® Balanced Spiral Compact-Grid™ Eye-Flex® Honeycomb
Our conveyors can be fitted with many other belting options such as plastic modular, balanced weave and other belting types to suit the needs of your application.
The customer is a manufacturer of timber framed windows and doors for both commercial and private individuals. Currently frames are manufactured on a CNC and handled manually to remove all debris/waste products before the frames move on to the next stage.
Currently during the manufacturing of product, a fair amount of sawdust, woodchips and offcuts are generated which are manually removed and cleaned from the CNC machine to allow for product to move onto the next stage of manufacturing. The customer is looking to automate this to allow for better production throughput, higher efficiencies, and lower costs.
The Wire Belt Technical Sales team consulted with the customer to determine what their requirements were for disposing of offcuts, woodchips and sawdust. Through continued discussion with the customer, Eye-Flex® was determined to be the best choice their application, due to the customisation available on aperture/gap size. Along with this, Wire Belt Technical Sales identified that the customer would benefit from using a Straight Conveyor to transport product from the CNC to the next processing station.
Wire Belt has offered the customer a Straight Conveyor fit with Eye-Flex® Conveyor Belting, that will effectively transport the completed product away from the CNC, while allowing sawdust, offcuts and woodchips to fall through the belt, into a collection trough. From here the by-products will be disposed using a vacuum system implemented by the customer.