The clients newest Orion overhead stretch wrapper has 14 feet of gravity exit conveyor at the end of the wrapping station.
The problem: Pallets have been hanging up in this area and not transferring to the end of the exit conveyor where fork truck drivers can pick them up. Consequently, the Fork truck drivers have to get off the truck to manually push pallets to the end of the conveyor line. These double stacked pallets can be more than 100″ tall and weigh 3,000 to 4,000 lbs.
After performing a Site Needs Analysis and thorough review of the application, an R.V. Evans Packaging Solutions Specialist determined the appropriate value-added solution.
The recommendation: Replace the existing gravity exit conveyor with 14 feet of Hytrol 25-LREZ powered conveyor with EZ Logic® Zone Controllers and bottom belt drive. Complete removal service of the old gravity conveyor and installation of the new powered conveyor provided by the R.V. Evans’ team.
Key Benefits of the Hytrol 25-LREZ Heavy Duty Accumulating Conveyor
- Assists in reducing labor and worker fatigue
- Designed for use where zero pressure accumulation and low elevations (12”) and close roller centers are required
- Available in multiple frame widths to accommodate different applications
Measurable Savings Realized
According to our Client’s Management team, this solution will save them thousands each month in addition to the considerable benefit of increased safety due to some pallets being double stacked two pallets high.
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