Gap pulling conveyor

March 22, 2003
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The Gapper is a dual belt conveyor designed for metering cartons into merges, combiners, sorters or other equipment where gaps must be pulled between cartons. The discharge belt runs at a higher speed than the infeed belt in order to pull a gap between the cartons as they pass over the conveyor. The resulting gap is a function of the speed ration between belts and the carton length. The Gapper is available in 6 speed gap ratios and features high friction longitudinally-grooved belts, heavy-duty shafts and pulleys, as well as quick-change pulleys for high-speed reliable operation.

Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc. Tel. (870) 974-5642; fax (870) 931-1877; www.hytrol.com
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