Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


NA 2010: Modular conveyor

By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 01, 2010

NA 2010, slated for April 26-29, will showcase more than 500 exhibits and include a comprehensive educational conference. The event, held at the I-X Center in Cleveland, will offer an array of products to help improve productivity at your company.

Modular in architecture, function and components, the Rapistan modular conveyor system can be modified to adjust functionality to meet changing levels of demand without replacing entire sections. The system is based on a universal side channel foundation with interchangeable elements including straight sections, curves, inclines/declines, right angle transfers and steerable wheel diverters. Power options include motorized rollers, standard AC drives, or variable frequency drives. A segmented belt conveying surface with automatic tracking and self-tensioning optimizes carton control. Onboard mounted controls connect with CANbus for centralized adjustment conveyor speed, accumulation mode and sleep mode.

Dematic, 877-725-7500, http://www.dematic.us Booth, 1128.

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Transportation & Logistics companies are winning customers and improving profitability by taking a fresh look at their operations. Don't miss this brand new ebook from Barcoding, Inc. and Honeywell, "Automating Transportation and Logistics: How automation and assessment programs are helping T&L companies cut costs, increase cash, and improve customer experience."

After 53 years in Jonesboro, Ark., the company will add new manufacturing capabilities and 75 permanent jobs.

Loscam, Asia Pacific’s leading pallet pooling service provider, recently opened a new depot in Kota Kinabalu, capital city of the state of Sabah Malaysia, further extending its services to East Malaysia.

The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth inched up 0.7 percent to 53.5 over May’s 52.8 (a PMI of 50 or greater represents growth). This reading marks sequential growth for the third month in a row.

More than 30 leading suppliers of reusable products and services will be available in the Reusable Packaging Pavilion. The exhibitors include manufacturers, material suppliers, providers of washing and other specialty equipment, and service providers of reusable packaging systems and solutions.

Article Topics

News · Automation · Conveyors · Education · Dematic · NA 2010 · All topics


© Copyright 2015 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA