ABM Equipment specializes in providing conveyor installation for a wide range of industries. Our team of experienced professionals has the skills and expertise necessary to ensure that your conveyor system is designed and installed efficiently, effectively, and with minimal downtime.
From flat belt and roller to pneumatic and tubular drag, we install virtually every kind of conveyance system in the world. For more information about the most popular options, see conveyors.
Installing a conveyor involves several steps, starting with system design. If your system hasn’t been drawn out yet, contact us to start there and save some headache.
Normally, installation will start with a clean, prepared site for the technicians to work. But if timelines are tight and this is not possible, they will also clean the area (for a fee).
Next, the conveyor components are assembled on-site according to the design. This includes installing the frame, drive system, belt or chain, sensors or switches, and transitional components which we can fabricate or source. As each component is installed, it must be aligned and adjusted to ensure proper operation. Because conveyors run for tens of thousands of hours, misalignment or inadequate lubrication that may be difficult to detect will cause the conveyors to fail before their lifetime.
Once the conveyors are assembled, the system must be tested to ensure that it meets the design specifications and product is transitioning as planned. This includes checking the speed, capacity, and any special features such as sorting or inclines. The conveyor must also be checked for any potential safety hazards, and any necessary modifications or adjustments must be made before the conveyor is put into operation. We typically send at least one fabricator to each job so unforeseen problems can be solved on-the-fly.
At least one technician will then remain on-site to train your staff, ensuring they are familiar with its features and operation. They will then perform a final sweep to ensure there are no stray metal shavings that could compromise your product.
At ABM Equipment we have a policy to service everything we sell, and that usually extends to things we install, even if it’s a full bulk system. We offer acute as well as long-term service contracts with 24/7 service.
To learn more give us a call or fill out the form below. Someone from our team is available to answer any questions you may have and can provide you with a quote for your project.
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