Flex Link Stainless Assembly Conveyors

A new generation stainless conveyors

  • flex link conveyorModular design
    • From components to conveyors
  • Robust design
  • Patent pending
  • Wash down, covered return chain (X85Y) and wipe off versions
  • 85, 180 and 300 mm wide
  • Speeds up to 120 m/min
  • Low noise level & high safety
  • Short delivery time

Robust design

  • robust box conectionBeam height 113 mm
  • Torsion resistant
  • Robust ‘box’ connecting brackets
    • Between conveyor sections
  • Robust ‘H’ beam spacer
    • Connecting beam halves
  • Strong connection of guide rails and supports
    • 2 point connection to beam connecting brackets
  • Smooth, trouble-free chain ride
    • Slide rail snap in location
    • Easy attachment

Materials

  • high grade stainless steelHigh grade stainless steel
    • US AISI 304, Euro Norm X 6 CrNi 18 10, German 1.4301
    • Cast brackets
    • Roller formed beam sides
  • Smooth surface
    • Ra < 0,8 µm
  • Flange screws
    • Smooth head
    • Minimum of dirt pockets

Modular Design

  • From the component
    components
  • To the conveyors
    conveyors

Clean Design

  • surface spacersRound surfaces on spacers and connecting elements
    • Efficient drainage
    • Minimum contact surface, beam to connectors and brackets
      • Distance elements, beam to bracket, 10 mm
  • No washers > flange screws
  • Open interior design

flange screws

Efficiency

  • guide railsUp to 120 m/min
    • High throughput
  • Smooth, safe product handling
    • High quality components
    • Tight tolerances
    • Robust and gentle guide rails for smooth and reliable guiding of product

Conveyor beam

covered chain

 

  Wash down design 85, 180, 300 mm   Covered chain return design 85 mm   Wipe-off design closed side faces85, 180 and 300 mm

Wash down – e.g. X85X

wash down

Covered chain return – X85Y

covered chain return

Wipe off version

wipe off version - flex link

Wash down – e.g. X180X

wash down - flex link

Drive Units

  • drive units Flex LinkThree different widths
    • 85 mm, 180 mm and 300 mm
  • Two types
    • With or without guides
  • Infeed wheel for speeds ≥ 60 m/min
  • Long service life and low noise
    • New guides for the chain return infeed
  • IP 65 w. food grade gear oil
  • IP 55 w. standard gear oil

Idler end units

  • idler end units flex link conveyorsThree different widths
    • 85 mm, 180 mm and 300 mm
  • Heavy and Compact versions
  • Low noise
  • Compact is easy to integrate
    • Same height as beam, 113 mm
  • Safe
    • Idler end covers to all variants (option)

Wheel Bends

  • wheel bends flex link85 mm width (only)
    • Same for X85X and X85Y
  • Four bend angles
    • 30, 45, 90 and 180°
  • Robust and safe
  • Clean design
  • Connecting hardware included

Plain horizontal bends

  • plain horizontal bends flex linkWidths 85 and 180 mm
    • R = 500 mm
    • R = 700 mm
  • Width 300 mm
    • R = 700 mm
  • Bend angles
    • 30, 45 and 90 degrees°
  • Connecting hardware included

Elevation

  • elevation flex linkPlain vertical bends
    • 85, 180 and 300 mm wide
  • Two elevation angles
    • 5 and 15°
  • Radius
    • 750 mm

Seamless transfer between conveyors

  • conveyorsIn-line transfer, X
  • 85 and 180 mm widths
  • Safe, no pinch points
    • Gap (6 mm) between beams

In-line transfer

  • in line transfer flex link85 and 180 mm widths
  • Safe, no pinch points
    • Gap (6 mm) between beams

Robust profile

  • H connecting bracket inside conveyor sections
    h connecting bracke inside conveyor
  • Box connecting bracket for conveyor connections
    box connecting bracket conveyor flex link

Good working environment

  • low noise flex linkLow noise
    • 70 dBA at 80 m/min
    • Pinch point eliminations
      • Sufficient gap between chain and connected equipment

Guide rail systems – safe and gentle handling

guide rail systems - conveyors flex link

Stainless guide rail brackets

  • stainless guide rail bracketsNarrow and wide
  • Stand offs for better cleanliness
  • Three fixed positions for easy adjustment
  • Single or double guide rails

Plastic guide rail brackets

plastic guide rail brackets

Guide rail designs

  • guide rail designs flex linkGuide rail bracket in stainless steel
    • Bracket for guide rail structure
    • Bracket for one or two guide rail holders
  • Guide rails
    • Three guide rail types in stainless/plastic
    • 12 mm stainless steel bar
    • 12 mm stainless steel pipe

Supports

  • stainless brackets flex linkCast stainless brackets
    • Plastic design as option
  • Designed for robustness and cleanliness
  • Feet: bipod and tripod
  • Stainless steel tube

Typical material handling solutions

  • distribution of crates and boxes flex linkTransportation
    • Machine to machine
  • Elevation
    • Vertical plain bends
    • Wedge
  • Accumulation
    • In-line accumulation
    • Dynamic line control
    • Accumulator
  • Distribution of crates and boxes
    • Static
    • Dynamic
      • DFC

A new generation stainless conveyors

  • wash down flex link conveyorsModular design
  • Robust
  • Wash down, covered return chain and wipe off versions
  • 85, 180 and 300 mm wide
  • Up to 120 m/min
  • Good working environment
    • Low noise level & high safety
  • Short delivery time
  • Easy modification of lines