Conveyors and the belts that run on them, whether they are polymer, metal, hybrid or fiber, connect raw material reception, processing, packaging, palletizing, accumulation, final delivery and a myriad of other things.
Interroll, Wilmington, N.C., upgraded its Cañon City, Colo., production facility to be a global Center of Excellence. In July 2013, Interroll Group acquired Portec Inc. USA, which has been operating under Interroll Engineering West Inc. since 2014.
The Multi-Conveyor mild-steel constructed conveyor provides gap registration and bent tip detection for tubed products; the tubes fall directly into position due to the pockets designed in the conveyor belt.
The Cambridge Tug Tester measuring system provides tension readings on turn and spiral cage conveyor belts used during the cooling and freezing stages of bakery and food processing; it uploads data and tracks changes on a PC for daily plant monitoring.