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Industrial Conveyor Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial conveyor manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source industrial conveyor manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These industrial conveyor companies can design, engineer and manufacture industrial conveyors to your specifications and application needs. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these industrial conveyor manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether it’s for a manufacturer of flexible conveyors, drag chain conveyors, or roller conveyors.

  • Monroe, NC 616-246-0900

    Throughout our 45 years, our design engineers and process automation team has delivered our customers the safest and most reliable process solutions on the market. Since we offer such a wide range of conveying methods, our engineers will evaluate your needs in order to receive the most ideal conveyor for your process. Contact Spiroflow to get started!

  • Spring Arbor, MI 800-782-2779

    Established in 1897, Wardcraft Conveyors offers high quality conveying systems at competitive prices. We are committed to continual improvement and fostering strong relationships with our clients, providing exemplary service and product performance. Contact us today for additional information. We would love to take on your next project!

  • Chester, IL 800-916-0031

    Flex-Line specializes in standard conveyor systems—flexible plastic chain, pallet conveyors, stainless steel conveyors, roller conveyors, belt conveyors and package handling in horizontal or vertical presentation. Systems for hygienic processing (food, personal products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals) are also available.

  • Ashland, OH 419-496-2974

    Our ball transfer conveyors are available in widths from twelve inches to fifty inches and lengths from twelve inches to one hundred and twenty inches in one inch increments. Our products feature a standard frame finish in powder coat blue and they have 7/16” mounting holes for support on both ends. Allow our excellent customer service staff work with you today in order to come up with the product that you have been seeking. Call today!

  • Jonesboro, AR 870-935-3700

    Hytrol Conveyor is a manufacturer of conveyors and conveying systems: horizontal conveyors, gravity conveyors, incline conveyors, portable conveyors and more. We are committed to durability, reliability and quality, and we serve many industries with our quality material handling systems.

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Industrial Conveyors

Industrial conveyors are machines employed by manufacturing companies. Their general function is to transport materials or objects from one fixed point to another within a certain space. A conveyor’s specific function, however, varies greatly according to the type of materials it is designed to transport. For example, some industrial conveyors are powered by electric motors, while others work completely without electricity, and require an operator to keep the system running. Furthermore, some systems are portable and may be broken down and reassembled quickly and easily.

Two types of well-known industrial conveyors are belt conveyors and auger conveyors. Belt conveyor systems function using a rubberized belt that is wrapped around a series of rollers, some of which are connected to a motor that turns the rollers. After the motor turns the rollers, the rollers move the belt. Said belt, which is sometimes replaced with a metal chain belt or a plastic belt, must be tensioned properly in order to make sure it runs smoothly. If not, the belt may get caught on one or more components within the system. The next common industrial conveyor, the auger conveyor, features a large screw blade or auger that is contained within the system, usually inside a tube. As the auger conveyor turns, those contents in the conveyor are propelled forward along the length of the system. Contents of an auger conveyor are usually some form of fine particulate, grain or semi-solid material. These materials include: wood waste, wood chips, aggregates, cereal grains, animal feed, boiler ash, meat and bone meal and municipal solid waste. This system requires that the belt be laid flat or at a slight angle only in a straight line, because the auger or screw itself must be straight.

Some industrial conveyors are required to run around corners or in other non-linear fashions. These industrial conveyors usually operate using a drag chain system. In this case, the conveyor contains a long cable or chain to which discs are attached. The cable or chain will pull the discs through the chamber where, in between each disc, material is loaded and pulled along through the system. In this system, there is little or no clearance between the discs and the side walls of the chamber, which prevents material from backsliding. For this reason, discs must be made from a durable material that will not succumb to friction. Consumer standard and custom options for industrial conveyors are nearly endless and those that are well-chosen and well-maintained will no doubt serve their purpose well for many years.

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