Pallet Conveyor Application Guidelines
How can you effectively convey pallets and unit loads?
Many operations utilize pallet or slip-sheet to convey bulked material, whether in manufacturing, work in process, to convey from a palletizer, or in shipping areas. While some applications require these palletized items to only be carried the last few feet of their process, many rely solely on the pallets to carry their product throughout a facility. Today’s processes require a smarter and often unique footprint for these palletized items. However, historically these unique footprints have been difficult for the material handling, namely conveyors, to handle effectively.
This conveyor white paper describes various pallet applications and which conveyors in general work for them.
- Pallet conveyor load information guide, part 1
- Pallet conveyor guide, part 2
- Handling parallel pallet runners
Scott Stone is Cisco-Eagle's Marketing Director with three decades of experience in material handling, warehousing and industrial operations. He writes on automation, warehousing, safety, manufacturing and other areas of concern for industrial operations.