Simply put, material handling and industrial conveyors move products from one place to another such as throughout a distribution center or through various steps in the production process. These systems are seen in a wide variety of industries, from automotive to pharmaceutical.
The belt conveyor's role in bulk material handling systems. At either end of the conveyor, the belt wraps around a pulley. This is the most common belt conveyor design. One pulley (usually the one at the head of the conveyor) is coupled to a drive unit to move the belt and transport the materials.