L.A.C Conveyors Blog

Author: Created: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 2:32 PM
News about conveyor systems and installations by LAC Conveyors
By LAC Blogger on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:22 AM
L.A.C. Conveyors - Conveyors for Tyres

This Mild Steel Modular Belt conveyor will convey tyres along a 3000mm system. The belt will be 913mm wide (overall conveyor width 1023mm) flush edge grid polypropylene, with grey friction top indent. Traveling at a speed of 12 meters per minute. Load to be 25kg per meter

For systems like this and all your other conveying enquiries please contact us on: 0115 975 3300
By LAC Blogger on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 11:11 AM
L.A.C. Conveyors is manufacturing a Mild Steel Modular flat belt conveyor which will convey bundles of magazines along a 3780mm conveyor.

The specification for this system is:
  • Belt to be 400mm wide - 1" pitch - grey plastic modular belt
  • The conveyors travel speed - 40 meters per minute
  • Motor MRV325 0.37Kw 115rpm using a supply of 415/240 3Ph 50Hz
  • Features - Extended drive shaft for provision of encoder fitment
  • Colour - RAL 5002 Ultramarine Blue
For further information on this and all your conveying enquiries please contact us on : 0115 975 3300

By LAC Blogger on Thursday, December 10, 2009 12:45 PM
L.A.C Conveyor Systems are currently modifying a 'Slat Chain Conveyor' for a desert manufacturer.
Due to factory closure, equipment is being moved to an existing plant and as such modification are required to the conveyor to suit the layout of the factory.

Should your company's conveyors require modifications to suit the ever changing needs of production, please call us to discuss your conveying requirements ...
By LAC Blogger on Monday, December 07, 2009 1:58 PM
L. A.C. Conveyors to refurbish clients conveyor.  Originally designed and engineered to the clients requirement. After two years the clients productivity and product has changed and the conveyor is required to handle a heavier load. Whilst still operable the belt has endure more than it was originally design to withstand and an upgrade of the steel chain slat belt is necessary.

With the upgrade of the new conveyor belt this will make the system much stronger overall.
  • Conveying aluminium castings
  • 4 meters in length x 500mm wide conveyor
  • 1.5 Kw motor
For more information on products like this please contact us on: 0115 975 3300
By LAC Blogger on Friday, December 04, 2009 12:18 PM
L.A.C. Conveyor Systems has a client with a requirement for a Plastic Modular Belt Conveyor, which will be an integral part of a line system. The Conveyors outline specification:
  • The conveyors belt  250mm wide white, with 1500 high flights at 152mm pitch, flight width 150mm
  • The conveyor will travel at a speed of 10 meters per minute, using a geared motor and a supply of 415/240V 3Ph 50Hz
  • The conveyors load will be 4kg per meter and full load from start is specified at 10 kg
  • Fitted with in-feed chute and flap
  • Frame / steelwork to be coloured RAL 1013
For further information on conveyors like this or any other information on our product range please call 0115 975 3300
By LAC Blogger on Friday, December 04, 2009 11:56 AM
L.A.C. (Food Industry) Conveyors systems - Quick turn around of Modular Belt conveyor.  The stainless steel, 1800mm modular conveyor is situated on a production line conveying porridge oats . The requirement was URGENT  and from order placement the conveyor was designed, engineered and delivered within 7 days.
By LAC Blogger on Wednesday, December 02, 2009 12:35 PM
L.A.C. Conveyors Systems are producing a Belt Elevator Conveyor, this conveyor will be self managing as it incorporates stop / start controls at both ends. The controls will receive a signal from the electric cells 'magic eyes' (supplied by others) to stop or start the conveyor, dependant on product in / out put.

The conveyor from start holds a load of 100kg and operates at a line speed of 12mtrs per minute, using an industry standard 3 phase motor. The conveyor belt is supported by an MDF skid base and the belt itself is 500mm wide PVC green grip face belt.

For more information on this product and our services please call 0115 975 3300
By LAC Blogger on Wednesday, December 02, 2009 12:10 PM
L.A.C. Conveyors Systems currently have in production an end of line Pallet Conveyor.  The conveyors usage will be within the build and construction industry and will convey build slabs.  Slabs sized at 19810 x 620mm and weighing 90kgs will travel along the conveyors at 6 meters per second. The case harden rollers are pitched at 182mm and the drive chain pitch is 5/8ths .

Fitted with our standard worm geared motor of 0.37kw.

For further details on products of this kind please contact us on 0115 975 3300
By LAC Blogger on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:35 PM
L.A.C. Conveyor systems on of the UK's leading suppliers of all types of belt and roller conveyors, have launched a new standard range of Pallet Handling Conveyors. Aimed at all areas of pallet handling and storage, the new range offers an extremely durable solution to this demanding sector, whilst improving on industry standards for performance and reliability. The Pallet Roller Conveyors feature a heavy duty, powder coated mild steel framework that gives the structure great strength, whilst at the same time allows for easy maintenance as and when required.  Removable covers keep the heavy duty loop chain drive free from contamination, at the same time keeping the system safe. Two standard roller pitches are available, 182mm and 103mm which, combined with the 80mm diameter rollers, provide more than adequate support for loads of up to 2,500 kgs per pallet. For situations where longer distances are involved, LAC Conveyors Pallet Roller Systems can transport a single pallet up to 12 meters on a single drive.  This keeps the control costs for any system to a minimum....
By LAC Blogger on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:20 PM
L.A.C. Conveyor systems, on of the UK's leading suppliers of conveyors to the Food Processing Industry, have launched a new standard range of Hygienic Belt Elevators.  Aimed specifically at the food processing industry, the new range meets the high care requirements of this demanding sector, whilst standardisation of the units has lead to costs savings without impacting on performance or reliability. The 'High Care' conveyor range features an open skeletal structure to allow access for cleaning whilst not compromising on safety for operators.  All welds are continuous, dressed and polished to prevent possible bacterial harbours.  A variety of belts with differing pitches of flight and width are available dependant upon the throughput and type of product to be conveyed. All are FDA approved and have ben chosen specifically for their ease of cleaning and durability wihtin a harsh environment. Motors and bearings are shielded to prevent ingress of liquids whilst being high pressure hose cleaned.  Clean in...