The PRN (Pinch Roller, Nose Roller) is the ideal choice for the transfer of smaller, fragile objects such as confections or electronic parts to transfer from straight conveyors to a curved belt configuration.
The PRN Series™ Line of Power Turn (or Belt Curve) Conveyors have a patented Pinch Roll Drive™, which carries the surface belting and the return belting smoothly and evenly for a precise transport of product.This unique method of belt driving provides minimal pressure at the conveyor ends and allows for even the smallest items (dime sized) to be moved efficiently and consistently.Very small diameter dynamic noserollers (as small as 3/8" diameter) move the belt by rotation and have no heat or sliding friction on the unit. This in turn helps to prevent damage to the belting or products being transported on the belt. Additional features are that the pinch roll drive contacts the belt entirely outside the product carrying surface, and full reversal is available on most turns.
For more information on the PRN Series Power Turn Belt Curve Conveyor™, please contact a Thomas Conveyor & Equipment automation engineer at 800 220 0086 or click on the Contact Us button above.