Elevator belt conveyors are used moving baggage to a designated point. They run on an incline and then horizontally, or horizontally first and then they incline. Transmission is carried out via head drives or center drives.
Advantages of a head drive:
Because less material is used, head drives also have less total weight, which results in fewer replacement parts being needed.
Advantages of a center drive:
A larger wrap angle of the belt in combination with a center drive result in more belt driving power, which again makes it possible to use longer belts and move more weight.
Belt tension is achieved in two different ways: For head drives this is done by moving the drive pulley or diverting pulley, and for center drives by inserting a tension pulley at the center. The advantage of this is easier access to the belt.
The elevator belt conveyor is mounted on vertically adjustable supports, which allow for selecting the most appropriate conveyor height. Suspended systems are first designed according to given ceiling structures and then mounted with special fixtures.
All pull-in points are safeguarded according to the European Machinery Directive as well as all other applicable European norms and standards.