Flow Rack Conveyors
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Flow rack conveyors have a narrow bed of skate wheels or rollers that allow cartons, totes, and other flat-bottomed items to glide along the rack. These flow racks are installed into storage racks or pallet racks to reduce the effort it takes to move items onto or off of the racks, which boosts efficiency in inventory and order-picking tasks. They are typically used in the food and beverage industry and other storage or warehousing operations requiring high-density, high-volume storage and movement of the same or similar products. Flow racks are commonly used to support storage and inventory initiatives such as first-in, first-out (FIFO) and can serve as floor-mounted staging areas for manufacturing or logistical processes.
High-Durability Roller Flow Rack Conveyors
These high-durability roller conveyor flow racks each consist of a bed of steel rollers set in a steel frame that is designed to install into storage racks and pallet racks. The steel rollers are stronger than aluminum rollers and provide better damage resistance in conveying applications where the roller will encounter impact, wear, or abrasion. The steel frame offers good strength in warehousing, assembly picking, and inventory operations. The rollers provide support for items across the entire surface of the roller as the items glide along the roller conveyor flow rack. The rollers are set high in the frame so that items can flow along the rack even if the width of the items is slightly wider than the width of the rollers. The smallest item on the conveyor should be supported by at least three rollers at all times.
Lightweight Roller Flow Rack Conveyor
These lightweight roller conveyor flow racks each have a bed of aluminum rollers set in a steel frame that installs into storage racks and pallet racks. The aluminum rollers weigh less than steel rollers, which makes these flow racks well suited for applications where the racks will be installed, removed, and reconfigured frequently. The steel frame provides good strength in warehousing, assembly picking, and inventory operations. Roller conveyor flow racks allow items to glide along the rack and provide support for items across the entire surface of the roller. The rollers are set high in the frame to allow items to flow along the rack, even if the width of the items is slightly wider than the width of the rollers. The smallest item on the conveyor should be supported by at least three rollers at all times.
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