gravity conveyor

June 28, 2018

Which Type of Gravity Conveyor Do You Need?

By |2018-06-27T11:09:46-05:00June 28th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Non-powered, or gravity conveyor systems have been a staple of materials handling and manufacturing since the early 19th century. But long before that, ancient Egyptians probably used gravity conveyors of some kind to move the stones used to build the pyramids. The Romans used gravity conveyance in the aqueducts that supplied the city with water for over 500 years. [...]

July 11, 2013

Gravity Conveyor Basics: Roller and Skate Wheel Conveyor

By |2016-10-30T13:18:17-05:00July 11th, 2013|Blog Posts, Warehouse Storage Systems|

What is a Gravity Conveyor? Non-powered conveyor is the simplest form of conveyor that uses gravity to keep products moving. Gravity conveyors offer a green, affordable way to transport packages distances that they cannot be carried. Portable sections of non-powered conveyor are often used for loading packages  on to and off trucks. Gravity conveyor can also serve as takeaway conveyor [...]