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Curved Conveyor Belt

  1. Jul 12, 2007 #1
    does anyone know how the rollers and motors are place in the U-shaped part of a curved conveyor belt used in airports??
    any links or pics would be appreciated ??
     
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  3. Jul 14, 2007 #2
    the curved part is so there is enough traction "contact" made with the luggage. or just helps keep it in place.
     
  4. Jul 20, 2007 #3
    do u have any links or pics related to this stuff ??
     
  5. Jul 22, 2007 #4

    russ_watters

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    Wait, are you talking about when conveyors go around corners? That's simply a matter of angling the rollers so they always roll in the direction of motion.
     
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