Introduction to Conveyor Systems

Introduction to Conveyor Systems

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 This lesson identifies basic conveyor designs and explains how various general configurations are used to move different products and materials from point to point.

• Describe a basic conveyor

• Identify three types of gravity conveyors

• Identify two types of power conveyors

• Explain the difference between a material handling belt conveyor and a bulk material handling conveyor

• Describe the key feature common to all automated roller conveyors

• Recall the four most common automated roller conveyor belt drives