BlueArc Engineering, a company that specializes in the design and assembly of custom technologies for the material handling industry, offers its vertical switch. The vertical switch allows inbound product to be quickly sorted within eight seconds between two outbound conveyors. The vertical switch is typically used in the food and beverage industry for vertically diverting and merging case flows to automated palletizers.
The design can accommodate inbound case flows of up to 180 feet per minute. The motordriven cam design provides a smooth acceleration motion, which reduces wear and protects the traveling product.
The vertical switch is designed to integrate into any conveyor system. The unit includes a heavy-duty, self-standing support structure with appropriate safety guarding. It provides up to 36inch vertical travel in less than one second.
Company: BlueArc Engineering
Company URL: www.bluearceng.com