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How Smart is Your Conveyor System

Posted December 24, 2007 7:28 AM

Smart conveyors have their role to play in material handling systems, but so do automatically guided vehicles and robots. The safety, speed, and maintenance advantages of these computer-controlled conveyor lines, and their drawbacks, are spelled out in Control Engineering. How do you decide which technology is right for your application?

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Re: How Smart is Your Conveyor System

12/25/2007 4:34 AM

First of all, decide what u want to do. And then u must have ideas and aims. After that u can start to decide which technology is right for ur application.U have a lot of problems before choose the right technology.

1- Is there any location problem. (Is there enough for transport the products)

2- What do u want to produce? ( product's size is very important)

3- How is ur factory design? Or How is ur process diagram?

4- Do u need speed? What must be tolarances on ur system?

5- Safety, Costs, Timing,..... U would decide right technology after solve these questions.( These questions include only basic subjects, there could be a lot of questions...)

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