What is a 24v driven roller conveyor?

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A 24v driven roller conveyor is a type of roller conveyor which is driven by 24V DC motorised rollers. Each of these motorised rollers is responsible for driving a group, or ‘bank’ of rollers. The rollers are joined to each other through a series of bands, so when a motorised roller turns the others rollers will turn in unison alongside it. The 24v driven roller conveyor is suitable for both fixed drive transportation or zero pressure zoned accumulation. As this … Read More

What is a Pallet Conveyor?

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What is a pallet conveyor, what are they used for? A pallet conveyor is a heavy duty piece of mechanical equipment designed specifically to automate the transport of pallets. Generally pallets are used for transporting a large amount of goods in a batch, so these pallets of goods are often incredibly heavy. Pallet conveyors are most often used to improve the efficiency of pallet handling and transport, greatly reducing the need for forklift trucks. Therefore pallet conveyors are often found … Read More

Conveyor Belt System & Packing Benches (Recent Project)

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The Spaceguard installation team recently completed this project on site for an online retailer. The products supplied included a flat package transport conveyor, a driven roller bend, a gravity conveyor, and a number of packing workbenches complete with packaging roll holders, bench mounted packing cutters, and storage shelving with dividers. The packing line was designed for products to leave the storage area and travel to the packing workstations. Once packed and ready for dispatch the boxes can then travel down … Read More

Bespoke Ball Transfer Tables (Recent Project)

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This bespoke ball table consists of a number of single units designed to be bolted together as shown in the picture below. For more options please see our ball table page. Bespoke Ball Table Features: Multiple modules that fit together Balls set at 150mm Square Pitch Side guides & outfeed How does a ball transfer table work? Items placed on the ball table will glide smoothly over the surface when pushed. Heavy components, machine parts and motors can be transported … Read More

Conveyor Belt Tracking Video Guide

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One of the most common conveyor belt maintenance issues is when the belt slips out of alignment and starts to drift off centre. The process of bringing the belt back to the central path is known as conveyor belt tracking. We’ve previously written a post about what belt tracking is, however we didn’t show the actual process. As the process to track a conveyor belt is a relatively simple one, we’ve put together a quick additional guide to help you … Read More

5 Conveyor System Maintenance Tips

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5 Conveyor System Maintenance Tips 1. Regularly inspect your equipment Equipment can become damaged beyond repair without regular inspections. Repairing poorly maintained conveyors can cost a lot more than regular maintenance, and also leads to longer conveyor system downtime. It is important to follow the maintenance schedule for all equipment. Proper conveyor system maintenance allows your business to avoid many costly problems. Even small issues can turn into big problems, so preventative care is very important in saving time, money, … Read More

Packing Line: Conveyor Belt & Bespoke Benches (Recent project)

Spaceguard recently designed, manufactured, and installed this packing line for one of our customers. It features a 20 metre conveyor belt and roller conveyor in addition to 20 bespoke packing benches. The robust fully welded packing benches include packaging storage, in addition to louvre panels, open front drawers, roll holders, keyboard trays, and monitor brackets. The bench worktops are at the ideal height for packaging and then sliding packages off onto the conveyor belt. From here they travel towards the … Read More

Returns Processing: Why are returns a problem for online retailers?

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Why are returns a problem for online retailers? Throughout the online retail sector the processing of returned goods is a major headache. Items returning to the warehouse must undergo a procedure to determine their quality and whether they’re suitable for resale. This procedure takes time, leading to inventory getting ‘stuck’ within the returns process. Retailers in most cases pay for the item to be transported back to the warehouse, this in turn eroding profit margins on lower cost items. The … Read More

Flower Packing Conveyor Belt (Recent Project)

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Spaceguard recently installed three 15 metre long packing conveyor belts for a flower packing business. Our team travelled to the site with the conveyors part assembled and were able to finish the assembly on site. Contact Us If you or your business is in need of a conveyor belt please contact us for a free no obligation quote.

Modular Belt Packing Conveyor System ( Recent Project )

This packing conveyor system we designed and manufactured for an agricultural supplies company. It comprises of a number of workbenches with a modular belt conveyor. Employees can be situated at the benches preparing and packaging products for dispatch. These products can then in turn be pushed onto the modular belt conveyor. From here they can then be collected for further processing or dispatch. Modular Belt Conveyor Features: 6000 x 532 x 900 mm Shaft mounted geared motor Control Panel Photo … Read More

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