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Wire Mesh Belt Conveyors

Product Details: Item No. 144

Capacity: 2,000 lbs. per unit load

Use: For conveying and indexing wrong-way pallets, IBC’s and other heavy items not conveyable on rollers or fabric belts

Material: Stainless, carbon, or galvanized steel construction


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Wire mesh conveyors are designed to handle wrong-way bottom boards of pallets, items not conveyable on rollers, and other loads too heavy for a fabric belt. Wire mesh conveyors can be standard or custom made, for 24″ to 84″ wide loads up to 8,000 lbs and driven by fixed or variable speed drives, rated for food grade, or severe duty industrial grade. Some customers use wire mesh to allow hot objects to cool down in transit. Each metal belt has riveted galvanized steel mesh driven by steel sprockets on a common drive shaft. Wire mesh is also built with plastic belts for wash-down and light duty applications.

Description of Operation

Wire mesh belt conveyors can handle almost any evenly distributed load up to 2,000 lbs. However, care must be taken not to impact greatly when loading by fork truck.

  • This unit is a transport conveyor connected in a line with other similar units
  • Any suitable load is placed onto the infeed end of this transport line by fork truck
  • Each load will convey onto the next connecting conveyor or machine
  • If transferring onto another wire mesh, TA transition roller, or plate might be needed
  • At the end, pallet loads transfer to another conveyor or are picked-up by fork lift

Technical Specifications

This is a heavy duty, pallet-size, wire mesh belt conveyor used for wrong-way pallets;

  • The conveyor will handle evenly distributed loads up to 2,000 lbs
  • Belt is 48” wide, riveted, galvanized steel, 1/2″ x 1″ mesh pattern
  • Frames are rugged, 6″ x 8.2 lbs/ft structural steel channels
  • Supports are 4″ structural channels welded to the frames
  • Roller bed has 2.5″ diameter rollers with 11/16″ hex axles
  • Rollers are 750 lb capacity, spaced 3″ on centers
  • The standard drive is a 1/2 HP gear motor, others available
  • Conveyor frame capacity is 2,400 lbs per linear foot

All conveyors are built with frames and supports welded together, making each section a superstructure, the most rugged standard in the industry.

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