Conveyor Chain provides gentle handling.

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Soft Products Conveyor Chain features smooth surfaces and link interfaces for gentle handling and minimal dust generation and intrusion in product handling applications. Chain and slide rail's construction of wear resistant, low-friction materials optimizes service life.

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New FlexLink Soft Products Conveyor Provides Gentle Handling

Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - A unique new conveyor chain recently developed and introduced by FlexLink is gentle to soft products and offers increased efficiency and service life, even in environments where dust and particulates are a problem. The new chain features very smooth surfaces and link interfaces for improved gentleness and minimum dust generation in product handling. Moreover, the link interfaces are designed to minimize dust intrusion to the conveyors. Dust intrusion has a considerable negative effect on service life. Significant efforts in design were made to optimize the chain and slide rail contact to enhance service life as well as to minimize friction.

Gentle handling of soft or fragile products is enhanced by the chain material's smooth surfaces, tight tolerances and a different configuration of link interfaces. These interfaces minimize the effects of dust and particle buildup, and the chain and slide rail's construction of wear resistant, low friction materials enhance service life.

FlexLink is a leading global supplier of innovative automation solutions to assembly and manufacturing industries. For more information, visit FlexLink, based in Göteborg, Sweden employs 540 people in 25 companies and is represented in 50 countries. In 2004, group turnover was $155 Million. FlexLink AB, SE-415 50 Göteborg, Sweden. Phone +46-31-337 3100, Fax +46-31-337 2233;

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