Choosing the right conveyor system for your business is an important process. By selecting the most appropriate system for your operations, you can improve productivity, safety, and efficiency. The right system will help transport materials that are too labor-intensive or unsafe using other methods. Conveyor systems are designed to be used in a wide range of production/work environments and even to enable continuous operations.
There are several common types of conveyor systems to choose from, each with its own advantages for specific production/work environments. It is important to evaluate your operation’s material handling with the conveyor system you are considering. In addition, you should review the conveyor system design and how it relates to your facility.
During this process, do not overlook the maintenance considerations for the conveyor systems you are evaluating, as well as how easy it is to access and replace internal parts, components, and the conveyor chain. Lastly, you need to weigh your long-term needs against how the conveyor system will impact your operations, now and in the future. For more information and further tips for choosing the right conveyor system, please see the following infographic.