LEWCO Custom Pin Escapement and Modular Plastic Belting Conveyor

A budget and floor space restricted opportunity was presented to LEWCO by one of our integrators. The customer needed to convey two different sizes of round metal products in an alternating release to the next operation. LEWCO always recommends powered conveyors in any automatic process, but the customer was unable to justify a powered conveyor. …

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 …