Conveyor Drives

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Sumitomo-Hansen's P4 Uniminer Drive Is Good Fit with West River Conveyors Belt Drives

Nov 04, 2013

Sumitomo-Hansen's P4 UniMiner drives are used on many of West River's belt drives based on the flexibility and high customer satisfaction of the products. Customers find benefit in the universal and flippable mounting features of the P4 UniMiner, eliminating the need to buy reducers specifically oriented for each installation. This is a great advantage to users wanting to purchase spares for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Custom-Tailored Drive Units for Baggage Handling

Sep 09, 2013

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS designs individual, low-maintenance drive solutions for baggage handling systems. The international manufacturer has already equipped numerous airports throughout the world in diverse locations such as Hamburg, London, Johannesburg and Taipei. NORD Drivesystems dedicated internet portal - - provides a concise... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Jervis B. Webb Company Awarded $60 Million Contract for Inverted Friction Drive System at Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

Apr 26, 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. – Jervis B. Webb Company is working on a $60 million project at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), located in Sterling Heights, Mich. The project includes miles of inverted friction drive system, which will be used in the body paint process, as well as for delivery of car bodies between the paint shop and general assembly system. “This contract is a... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Helical-Bevel Screw Conveyor Drives have right-angle design.

Feb 14, 2013

Compatible with standard CEMA mounting, right-angle helical-bevel gear Screw Conveyor Package allows end users to install gearboxes in confined spaces. Drives produce up to 42,480 lb-in. torque and up to 30 hp, depending on model, and each model operates on 95% efficiency level or greater. In addition to eliminating need for separate V-belt, products have UNICASE™ design, adjustable flange,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Mechanical Power Transmission

Single-Axis Drive covers 0.12-15 kW power range.

Jan 23, 2013

Available in 4 frame sizes from 1/6–20 hp, Sinamics V20 operates pumps, fans, compressors, and conveyor systems. Drive can be connected directly in-line and mounted as push-through installation in addition to conventional wall-mounting method. Equipped with Basic Operator Panel for trouble-free on-site commissioning and operation, drive uses Keep Running Mode to automatically adapt to power... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

NORD Drivesystems Receives BNP Associates´ Approval Baggage Handling Specification

Oct 11, 2011

Waunakee, WI - NORD Drivesystems, a global manufacturer, proudly announces our drives have been approved and listed in the specifications of the airport baggage handling systems consultant, BNP Associates Inc. NORD´s compact gearmotor and AC vector drive packages have successfully demonstrated their ability to comply with BNP Associate´s airport baggage handling conveyor application... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Distributed Drive suits material handling applications.

Dec 14, 2010

Offering plug-and-play power and control, Sinamics® G110D operates with pumps, fans, compressors, and other industrial equipment. Drive is suited for either direct communication with PLC or control via I/O inputs. Housed in IP65 metal enclosure, unit can be installed in close proximity to motors where dust and water ingression are of concern. Optional Intelligent Operator Panel enables text... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Belt Conveyors feature rotatable drives.

Jul 23, 2009

Featuring low-profile design, Automation Series Conveyors have Pivot rotatable drives that can be positioned to avoid product on conveyor belt or obstructions caused by integrated machines. To change position, users loosen 2 set screws, rotate drive, and retighten screws. Timing belt inside guard transfers torque from motor to conveyor's drive pulley. Capable of belt speeds up to 400 fpm, Pivot... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Drive has spring-loaded rotor locking break mechanism.

Aug 05, 2008

Designed specifically for decline conveyors with fail safe requirement, Model EC100B RollerDrive features spring loaded fail safe brake that prevents drifting on inclines while ensuring smooth operation and low noise emission. Mechanical rotor-locking break is spring-loaded and cycles with main power; it does not cycle with each start and stop of the conveyor. As long as the power bus is on, the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Drive provides energy efficient conveying.

Mar 25, 2008

Designed for incline, straight, and spiral conveyors, 24 Vdc EC110 RollerDrive enables conveying speed up to 475 fpm and continuous torque capabilities up to 37 lbf-in. Noise emission levels of less than 55 dBA can be achieved during operation. Unit features solid hexagonal shaft on motor side that ensures form fit to prevent drive from spinning, and anti-spinning bracket that completely secures... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drivecontrol EC100 ZPA Modules for High Torque Brushless Rollerdrives Provide Enhanced Control Functions

Feb 02, 2007

Wilmington, N.C., January 8, 2007 - Interroll's high torque brushless ZPA (Zero Pressure Accumulation) DriveControl module provides enhanced control for consecutive single-zone accumulation applications. Designated the DriveControl EC100 ZPA, the module manages the functionality of the RollerDrive unit and offers self-contained ZPA logic control in a plug-and play configuration for ease of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive Control Module is designed for HTBL RollerDrives.

May 18, 2006

HTBL (High Torque Brushless) ZPA (Zero Pressure Accumulation) DriveControl module suits HTBL RollerDrive conveying in any postal, distribution center, or manufacturing application. Module installs without external control PLC, but also allows use of external PLC for integration into existing control scheme. It interfaces with PNP and NPN style photo eyes, and offers diagnostic capability with... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Belt Drives are housed in protective steel shell.

May 16, 2006

Ranging from 80-216 mm in diameter, belt drives are enclosed and sealed inside steel shell, preventing water, dust, grit, chemicals, grease, and oil from affecting their performance. Available in single- and 3-phase models, they provide safe, quiet work environment because the only external moving parts are belt drive shell and bearing housings. Steel shell guards against contamination of food,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Drive features noise emissions below 60 dBA .

Apr 10, 2006

Featuring nominal current of 0.83A and application speeds up to 315 fpm, High Performance Brush Type (HPBT) RollerDrive suits light or intermittent duty postal, warehouse, or manufacturing applications. Thermal protection eliminates external control needs. HPBT interfaces with company's Z card for zero pressure accumulation solutions. Stainless, plated steel, galvanized, and aluminium materials... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Conveyor Components suit medium-duty applications.

Dec 14, 2005

Drive and idler units have compact design and are suited for integration into machines in order to create smooth interfaces with infeed and outfeed conveyors. Designed for FlexLink XL and XM conveyor systems, products can handle light to medium conveyor loads at moderate to medium speed. They include directly driven drive wheel as well as slots to facilitate accessory attachment. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Drives suit low-speed, high-torque applications.

Mar 22, 2005

Capable of producing output torques to 4,000,000 lb-in., Drive One High Torque Drives are offered in 6 sizes in parallel or right angle configurations. Drive arrangement options include base-mounted, coupling-connected; shaft-mounted, flange-connected; and shaft-mounted, hollow-shaft connected. Ratios are available from 145:1 to over 10,000,000:1, and standard accessory offerings include motor... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Drum Motors solve material handling challenges.

Feb 03, 2005

With motor, transmission, and bearings totally enclosed in drum shell, Series BLD conveyor drive systems produce noise levels of 50 dB, meeting OSHA requirements. Rated from 0.11-7.5 hp and running at 96% efficiency, drum motors range in diameter from 3.18-12.6 in. with face widths from 7.8-67 in. Belt speeds range from 23-1,369 fpm. Mounted with 2 brackets, sealed-for-life units are virtually... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Belt Drive is suited for airport and food industries.

Jan 20, 2005

Targeted for airport check-in counters and belt conveyors in food processing industry, Belt Drive 113E features helical steel gears and motor that delivers up to 0.75 hp. This 4.5 in. dia belt drive is available with carbon or stainless steel shell with crowned or parallel surface. Protected to IP66/67 to withstand washdown applications, drive operates from 230 or 460 V, 60 Hz, 3-phase power and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive System suits belt conveyors and bucket elevators.

Jul 22, 2004

Drive One is offered in 9 sizes of pre-engineered assemblies, all mounted on common swing base, which is shaft mounted via TA Taper bushing system, and utilizes foot-mounted motor. Suited for conveyor powers from 25-1,000 hp using NEMA or IEC frame motors, system features 6-sided horizontal or vertical mounting and ranges from 58,000-840,000 lb-in. It includes surface-hardened/low-noise gearing,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Square Shaft Belt Drive suits modular belt applications.

Feb 18, 2004

Compact 138EMB consists of 60 x 60 mm solid stainless steel square shaft extension that fits standard modular belt sprockets. It can be installed on shaft without extra tooling or modification and delivers up to 0.5 hp. Unit drives modular belts for conveying, positioning, drying, wash-down, and frosting processes. Available with 17.71-47.24 in. roller lengths, it is powered by 230/460 V, 60 Hz,... Read More