Built to follow a path where the conveying means and load handling take place over of work areas, overhead conveyor systems allow warehouses and manufacturing plants to maximize the working space available to them by freeing up vital floor space. The enclosed, inverted, and I-beam monorail conveyor tracks can follow almost any path needed with their ability to change both vertical and horizontal direction and are designed for ease of installation and modification.
Overhead Conveyor Features:
Multiple track sizes
Flexible mounting systems
Economical with minimal maintenance
Heavy duty tracks for large load capacities
Safe-rail solutions reduce product damage and minimize wasted space
Manual and gravity fed carriers
Overhead Conveyor System and Pacline Overhead Conveyor Systems are available for purchase from Thomas Conveyor and Equipment Company, Inc. Speak with a systems integrator to start designing your conveyor system today!
Used when you need to accommodate space in your warehouse or building. This conveyor hangs from the ceiling, which requires special mounting equipment and attention to load capacities. This conveyor can be added on to at any time after installation and provides efficiency for your business.
Continues to be the industry standard in overhead conveyance. The Zig-Zag™ conveyor solves a variety of manufacturing problems and requires little maintenance.
Combines a reliable, clean conveyor operation with the vertical flexibility from its unique design of inverted pendants. The enclosed track system helps prevent contaminants from reaching the chain. This is especially important in the conveyance of any paint or chemicals which could potentially create build up. The inverted pendants allow for 30° rotation as well.
Available in 3-inch or 4-inch options, this overhead monorail track conveyor offers heavy duty capacity and the ability to tackle tough jobs. The tracks are made from high strength carbon steel and the 3" option can handle up to 400 lbs of load, while the 4" can handle up to 800 lbs of load. The I-Beam monorail track is an open conveyor system where the chain rides along the I-Beam. It is durable and creates usable floor space for logistics challenges.
Builds on the foundation of the overhead systems. It combines power and free capability with its side-by-side track configuration. The Twin-Trak™ can be built from pre-existing Richards-Wilcox systems such as the SafeRail™ monorail and the Zig-Zag™ chain system. Once one of those is in place, standard in-stock parts can be added to create the Twin-Trak™ power and free system.
Combines power and free capability with its ergonomic flexibility. It is an ideal solution within applications where cleanliness and robotic interfaces are a major requirement. They are also entirely self-supporting and don’t require the use of hanging or header steel.
Combine power and free flexibility with a heavy duty over or under configuration. These conveyors from Richards-Wilcox are energy efficient and are perfect for settings where avoiding contamination is vital.