LEWCO Diverter Arms and Modular Plastic Belting Conveyor

An automotive manufacturer was building a couple of alternately sized product, being fed at a 1:1 ratio into a parts washer.   Upon exiting the washer, the parts needed to be sorted by size into two lanes.   Product throughput peaked at 10 parts per minute. The product had residual moisture on it from time to time. …

LEWCO Continuous Disc Turn Conveyor

Our Integrator’s customer needed to combine several lanes of gravity roller conveyor into limited space in his multi-floor Distribution center. The conveyor needed to travel continuous from the second level to the ground level.  After considering 180° curves (powered and non-powered), right angle pushers, and cross lane transfers, they decided on the continuously rotating disc …

LEWCO Dual Lane Trough Belt Conveyor with Pneumatic Turntable for Roll Handling

LEWCO recently provided an ergonomic roll handling supplier with a 90 degree pneumatic turntable with a custom Dual Lane Troughed Slider Bed Belt Conveyor to transport the rolls to different machines. LEWCO designed a belt conveyor with motorized pulleys in order to keep the size down to a minimum and still handle the 2,000 lbs. …

LEWCO Finishing Line for Extruded Aluminum Beams

The engineering team at LEWCO recently worked with a customer to design a process line for modifying extruded aluminum beams.  They already had a multi-strand walking beam to buffer and feed parts onto the line, so to minimize drives a notched conveyor design was developed to fit around the existing equipment. A special center section …

LEWCO Heavy Duty Transfer Car for Furnace Application

Recently, LEWCO was asked to move product between several queue stations with a transfer car.  The load was substantial, 60” square and up to 4,000 lbs.  Our engineers worked with the customer to provide heavy-duty Chain Driven Live Roller conveyors with 3.5” diameter .300” wall rollers.  The same conveyor was mounted to a powered transfer …

LEWCO Product Spotlight Featuring: Slat & Steel Hinge Conveyor

Slat Conveyors are used in horizontal conditions and operating at relatively slow speeds. They are generally used to move items that are not typically conveyable on rollers or belts, due to an irregular shape or bottom condition. They can also be used in assembly operations by modifying the slats to accommodate assembly fixtures. Steel Hinge …