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 …

LEWCO Product Spotlight Featuring: Turntables

Turntables provide a method of rotating unit loads when material lines intersect or change directions. Unlike Chain Transfer Devices, they maintain product orientation through an intersection. They can also be used to reverse the orientation of a product or allow a pass through depending on application requirements. LEWCO Standard Turntable Conveyor Product Line:   View …

LEWCO Product Spotlight Featuring: Ball Tables and Wheel Rail Conveyor

Non-powered roller conveyors are the most economical and common method of conveying unit loads. Along with our full line of gravity conveyors, LEWCO offers ball transfer tables and wheel rail conveyors. Ball Transfer: Ball Transfers are one version of non-powered roller conveyors  used to manually rotate, reposition, or move flat bottom surfaced products easily and efficiently. …

LEWCO Product Spotlight Featuring: Gravity Conveyors

Non-powered roller conveyors, or Gravity Conveyors, are the most economical and common method of conveying unit loads. The conveyors are typically mounted on a slight decline angle, therefore using gravity to assist product movement, especially for long distances.  They can also be used in applications where the conveyor is level and operators can push the …

LEWCO Aluminum Extrusion Transfer Conveyor

LEWCO provided a powered roller and transfer system to interface with a punch system.   This conveyor is handling aluminum extrusions of various lengths.   Some components needed to be transferred to the punch, and others had to bypass it. LEWCO built a multi-strand self-powered transfer with PowerTwist interlocking V-belts. roller conveyor is line shaft driven with non-marking …