When conveyor rollers are set low, you gain several advantages vs. rollers set high. When you do this, your conveyor has several advantages.
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A recent development in conveyor technology is dynamic zone allocation.
Zero and minimum pressure accumulation systems have been around for years, but suffered from variable loads. If you have zones of, say, 24″ and some cartons that are 15″, the smaller cartons have to take up space as if they were the longest load on the system. An animation depicting DZA can be found here.
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