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Which conveyor best suits my needs?

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which conveyor best suits my needs? What conveyor types can Spaceguard design and provide?

Here at Spaceguard, we design and build completely bespoke workplace equiptment, so when it comes to conveyors the options are endless. The design and accessories are completely customisable to suit your specific requirements, but there are different types of conveyors to choose from and consider:

what conveyor do I need

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     So, what type do I need to suit my application?

Belt Conveyors

Belt conveyors are well-suited for industrial, warehouse, assembly, pharmaceutical and food production applications.
Suitable as standalone units, process lines or for machine integration.

Spaceguard are UK manufacturers of standard & bespoke belt conveyors

  • Each conveyor is made to order and supplied with 24 Month warranty*
  • Suitable as standalone units, process lines or for machine integration
  • In-house design team can provide drawings for approval
  • Conveyors normally delivered fully assembled & fully wired
  • Installation team available for larger projects

Modular Conveyors

This type of conveyor is highly versitile, it is capable of transporting items horizontally, up inclines and around corners. Hygienic design and suitable for many areas including, direct food applications. Easy clean design. Modular belt conveyors provide a reliable solution for a wide variety of conveyor applications. We also manufacture heavy-duty, modular conveyors, for more arduous environments.
  • Made to order to suit your specification
  • High quality components
  • Installation service available
  • Parts, warranty and servicing

Roller Conveyors

Roller systems are a cost-effective solution to transport goods with a flat base. Perfect for moving boxes, totes, crates and pallets.
As all of our products are bespoke, we will ensure that the conveyor requested is optimised and suitable for your goods and operation.
  • Fully bespoke & made to your specification
  • Manufactured in the UK
  • Powered & un-powered varieties available
  • Short lead times
  • Delivered assembled or installed by our site team

Slat Conveyors

Slat conveyors are hygienic, durable and easy to maintain. This type is great for processes such as transportaion and product drying.
Ideal for food production environments. Spaceguard designs and manufactures low cost, easy maintenance slat conveyor systems with frame structures manufactured from food-grade stainless steel and slat belts from plastic or stainless steel.
  • Hard-wearing plastic or stainless steel slat chains
  • The low-friction materials allow for easy product transfer
  • Suitable for food production environments

Gravity Conveyors

Gravity conveyors move items without the assistance of any powered source, gravity is key!
It is also the most economical way to transport loads from one place to another. From a one-off gravity conveyor, to a fully integrated lean packing or assembly system, you can be certain the equipment is made to the highest standards.
  • We make fully bespoke gravity conveyors made to your requirements
  • Large selection of roller types
  • UK manufactured in-house
  • Short lead times
  • Delivered fully assembled or installed by our site team

24V Powered Roller Conveyors

Also known as driven conveyors and motorized conveyors, these conveyors are ideal for transporting boxes, totes and other flat based items. Perfect for warehousing, food production, manufacturing and other industrial environments. We can provide these conveyors as straights and bends, with merges and switches - all equipment is delivered fully assembled and wired where possible, or can be installed and set up by our on-site installation team.

  • Load: 0 to 50 kg/m
  • Speed: 1 to 60 m/min
  • Roller Pitch: 75mm, 100mm, 125mm, 150mm
  • Operating Temperature: +5° to 40°C

Flexible Conveyors

These flexible conveyors are perfect for fast-paced loading and unloading environments. They're also a great cost-effective solution with the added benefit of re-configuration, and a great space saver when closed up for storage. This flexible conveyor is manufactured using a lattice side frame, which enables it to be stretched out around corners with ease. The conveyor can be used either on their own and also to connect existing solutions in warehouse despatch areas, shops or assembly lines.

  • Delivered fully assembled
  • Ideal for loading & unloading vehicles
  • Compacts for easy storage
  • Powered and unpowered varieties available

Pallet Conveyors

A heavy-duty piece of equiptment used to aid in the transport of pallets. These conveyors are often used to increase pallet handling efficiency, pallets that are used for transporting goods are often incredibly heavy; but pallet conveyors can handle the weight no problem.
These pallet conveyors greatly reduce the need for forklift trucks.

  • Manufactured in the UK
  • To suit loads of 150kg to 5000kg
  • Wide range of options and accessories
  • Made to order to suit your specification


Spaceguard design and build completely bespoke, made to order equiptment, which means the posibilities are huge. Although there are certain types of conveyors, the aesthetics and physical design can be altered to suit your workspace environment. Bends, elevators, ratary tables, packing bench additions, the list goes on.

We hope you find what you need here at Spaceguard, if you need any assistance please contact our friendly and helpful team:


Email: sales@spaceguard.co.uk                                Call: 01482 363445


Spaceguard General Enquiry

If you would like a quote, please provide some details about what you need including dimensions where possible.

For example:

- Packing Table with MDF top size 2000 x 600 x 850mm (L x W x H )
- Belt conveyor 10 metres long, 60cm wide, 20kg per metre, carrying boxes

If you don't know exactly what you need, just let us know what you're trying to achieve and we will help you find the most suitable products.

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